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B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak in wing and in cockpit crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 3 x POW, 3 x KIA MACR 13040

Service

People

  • Eber Arnold

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13040 Awards: PH.

  • Donald Bergeron

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. 35+ missions. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13040 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Lewis Guernsey

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. 32 missions. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13040 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Reuben Hartje

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13040 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Sherry

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13040 Awards: PH.

  • Robert Turner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 13040 Awards: AM, PH.

Places

  • Boreham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943-1944, it was used by B-26 Marauder bombers of the Ninth Air Force's 394th Bomb Group in 1944. The 315th Troop Carrier Group were temporary lodgers at the airfield in 1945, shortly before it closed. ...

  • Cambrai/Niergnies

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Middleriver, MD 1943

Built at Martin.

Assigned Boreham, UK 1944

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Haltern, Germany 22 March 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Haltern, hit by flak in wing and in cockpit crashed Haltern, Germany 22-Mar-45 3 x POW, 3 x KIA MACR 13040

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 November 2018 15:26:55 Al_Skiff Changes to markings
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29440470

Date Contributor Update
08 November 2018 15:26:29 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29440470

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

MACR 13040 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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