1st Lt. Victor N Gibson, Co-pilot of captain martin

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Tristanhorsting
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1st Lt. Victor N Gibson, Co-pilot of captain martin

Post by Tristanhorsting » 01 Jan 2020 1203

Hello, in looking to find crew photos listing my great uncle 1st Lt. Victor N Gibson, he was co pilot to captain lark martin 400th bomb squadron 90th bomb group, "mission belle" he was co pilot on thr mission near wewak where 4 enemy japs were shot down

Bob Tupa
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Re: 1st Lt. Victor N Gibson, Co-pilot of captain martin

Post by Bob Tupa » 16 Feb 2020 1723

I have four crew lists for Lark Martin and Gibson is only on the first. He does have four crew credits for enemy aircraft destroyed by bomber crews. However, the same post war order shows that Lark Martin had 10 so for some reason Gibson did not continue to fly with Martin. There was a story about Lark Martin in the Saturday Evening Post titled The Lark by Charles A. Rawlings on August 19, 1944.

MARTIN, LARK E. #791050, 400th Sqdn. crew # 1, Gibson, victor H. #791417, Knowlton, Justin G. #664321, Bomocino, William J. #729410, Boardman, William D. #11017416, Stratton, Phillip W. #6388053, Gray, Francis J. #13073619, Crandall, Donald O. #37419038, Dooley, Joseph F. #31122448, no positions given. From my microfilm # 1637, dated 1-9-1943. (Loyde Adams crew list)

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