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Robert R Lucas


Damage received over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 March 1944 resulted in B-24J #42-100400 leaving formation and landing at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.



  • Jacob Stambaugh

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Assigned to 506BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Survived crash on return from Bremen in B-24 427647 13-Nov-43; Crashed into trees a mile east of base. Returned to Duty (RTD) No MACR. ...

Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 506th Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date
Born Rosebud, Texas, USA
Interned (INT) Austria 18 March 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:02 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3409 / MACR 3409, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database