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B-26 Marauder

B-26 Marauder assigned to the 553rd Bombardment Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group

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...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 September 2016 16:37:02 TopCat Changes to media associations
Sources

US 9th AF 386 BG 553 BS Unit history records

Date Contributor Update
02 September 2016 16:32:38 TopCat Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, markings, description, unit associations and place associations
Sources

9th AF 386 BG 553 BS Unit history records

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