- “Lucky” Lester
In a perilous mission on July 18, 1944, Lt. C. D. Lester downed three German aircraft in less than six minutes. He earned the nickname "Lucky" because he survived this and other dangerous missions without as much as a scratch or bullet hole in his aircraft.
Smithsonian Institution, Neg. ID #: 99-15470
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"“Lucky” Lester," in Black Wings, Item #57, http://civilrights.si.edu/blackwings/items/show/57 (accessed March 27, 2017).