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John W Tucker Jr

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 850th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Eye

    Military site : airfield
    Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 March 2017 00:47:07 tammyttucker Changes to place associations
Sources

Information updated by daughter of Cpl. J.W. Tucker Jr.

Date Contributor Update
01 March 2017 21:38:43 tammyttucker Changes to highest rank
Sources

Information entered by daughter of Cpl. John W. Tucker Jr.

Date Contributor Update
01 March 2017 21:37:44 tammyttucker Changes to nickname, awards and media associations
Sources

Information entered by daughter of Cpl. John W. Tucker Jr..

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

490th Bomb Group Unit Personnel / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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