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41-31624

B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 555BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF.

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 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...

  • 555th 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

Event Location Date
Assigned Great Dunmow, Dunmow CM6, UK 1944

Assigned to 555BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Great Dunmow, Dunmow CM6, UK 20 May 1944

Crashed on take off Great Dunmow 20-May-44. Written off 6 x RTD.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2018 16:01:58 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205361498
https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/b-26-marauder/...

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