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Jack H. Lucas

Biography

JACKLYN "JACK" HAROLD LUCAS enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on August 6, 1942, at the age of fourteen. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division during the Battle of Iwo Jima. He received the Medal of Honor from President Harry S. Truman on October 5, 1945. After graduating from college, he enlisted in the United States Army in 1961 and served four years in the 82nd Airborne Division. He was married to Ruby Lucas and they lived in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He passed away in 2008 at the age of 80.

Works by Jack H. Lucas
Indestructible: The Unforgettable Story of a Marine Hero at the Battle of Iwo Jima Indestructible: The Unforgettable Story of a Marine Hero at the Battle of Iwo Jima [Large Print]
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