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B-26 Marauder

B-26 Marauder assigned to the 497th Bomb Squadron of the 344th Bomb Group.



  • John Havener

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
    Jack K Havener (1920–2011) flew B-26 Marauders with the 344th Bomb Group. He completed 68 combat missions in the medium bombers, many of them from Stansted. Among the medals awarded to Havener was the Distinguished Flying Cross – given to an American...


  • Stansted Mountfitchet

    Military site : airfield
    Today, Stansted is one of the busiest airports in Britain. During the Second World War, instead of airliners delivering passengers, Stansted Moutfitchet’s aircrews in their B-26 Marauders attacked Nazi targets, paving the way for D-Day and the...


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Date Contributor Update
17 May 2021 18:25:55 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations

Added an association to the 9th AF per info on the 344th Bomb Group.

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2017 09:28:19 general ira snapsorter Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, nicknames, unit associations and person associations

Entry added with details from “The Martin B-26 Marauder” by J.K.Havener