“Lucky” Lester

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Title

“Lucky” Lester

Subject

Black Wings

Description

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.

Source

Smithsonian Institution

Date

1944

Rights

Smithsonian Institution, Neg. ID #: 99-15470

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Original Format

Photograph

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Citation

"“Lucky” Lester," in Black Wings, Item #57, http://civilrights.si.edu/blackwings/items/show/57 (accessed April 29, 2017).