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John D Glucs

Military

Sgt. John D. Glucs was the right waist gunner on board, 41-24147, The Duchess. The Duchess was shot down by FW-190s West of Herxheim, Germany, on a mission to Furth, Germany. 25 Feb 44. MACR 2924.
Pilot: David W Thompson,
Sgt. John D Glucs, PHOTO : front row extreme left side.

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  • John Glucs

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Sgt. John D. Glucs was the right waist gunner on board, 41-24147, The Duchess. The Duchess was shot down by FW-190s West of Herxheim, Germany, on a mission to Furth, Germany. 25 Feb 44. MACR 2924. ...

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24147 - The Duchess - Evelyn

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, The Duchess, was in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 330th Bombing Squadron in Britain. It was detached, transferred temporarily (TDY) to the 9th Air Force in North Africa and flew on Operation Tidal Wave to bomb the oil...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 1924
Prisoner of War 76863 Herxheim bei Landau/Pfalz, Germany 25 February 1944

41-24147 - The Duchess - Shot down by FW-190s west of Herxheim, Germany.

Died 2010

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 September 2021 23:08:52 Kickapoo Changes to biography
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Details added. - Kickapoo

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04 September 2021 23:06:40 Kickapoo Changes to biography and events
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-24147 - The Duchess

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2021 08:23:05 Kickapoo Changes to person associations
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The Great Ground-Air Battle Of 1 August 1943 - James Dugan & Carroll Stewart

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18 September 2018 07:45:13 RayWells Changes to events
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18 September 2018 07:44:31 RayWells Changes to events
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18 September 2018 07:43:04 RayWells Changes to events
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His Daughter Jeanne

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22 August 2018 21:46:25 RayWells Changes to biography
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22 August 2018 21:45:48 RayWells Changes to biography and events
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His Daughter Jeanne Glucs

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:50 AAM AAM ingest
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MACR 2924 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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