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B-26 Marauder

Lost on the 28th of August 1944. Co-pilot Earls Seagars evaded. Pilot and Togglier survived as POWs. Navigator, Engineer and Air gunner KIA.

Service

Units

  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

  • 558th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Earl Seagars

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 387th Bomb Group
    With the start of World War II, Earl joined the US Army Air Corps as a 1st Lt and co-pilot flying 39 missions out of England in a Martin B-26 until he was shot down behind enemy lines over France. Earl was hidden by the Aurolet Family of the French...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 28 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 September 2019 17:40:50 RayWells Changes to description, unit associations and person associations
Sources

B26 Marauder Historical Society via Brian Gibbons on Facebook

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8613 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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