42-110158 Lucky Buck

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 855th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12083185
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 855th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17128998
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 855th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-706845
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 855th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-696374
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 855th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38417819
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Nose Gunner / Bombardier

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

France 1944-07-21

Revisions

Date18 Jul 2020 18:17:40
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added the A/C nickname listed in the "Summary biography" sections of several crew including the pilot “Walter W Kales”.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:17
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 7259 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database