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41-31583

B-26 Marauder

B-26B assigned to 533rd Bomb Squadron at Great Dunmow

Service

Units

  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 553rd Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Great Dunmow

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield, two miles north-west of Great Dunmow, was built in 1942-1943 by the US Army's 818th Engineer Battalion (Aviation), alongside British contractors. B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group moved in in September 1943, and in October the Group...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 September 2016 03:03:16 TopCat Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

The Story of the Crusaders

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