Luck be a Lady

Steve Grivno concludes the story of the exploits of Crew 10 and US Navy Privateer Lady Luck II


An archive view of a Consolidated PB4Y Privateer. KEY

Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer 59446 Lady Luck II, of US Navy Patrol Bombing Squadron VPB-108, staggered through the air.

On a mission with another PB4Y to Nagoya Bay, off the Japanese mainland, on June 11, 1945, the airmen aboard – known collectively as ‘Crew 10’ – had just attacked a coastal freighter.

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