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B-26 Marauder

Service

Units

  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

  • 558th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Forêt de Grimbosq, 14220 Grimbosq, France 8 June 1944 – 8 June 1944

Hit by FLAK over target (Foret de Grimbosq). Aircraft turned onto its back and fell to earth, exploding before it hit the ground at an altitude about 1000 feet.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2015 17:24:59 SXS Changes to events, unit associations and media associations
Sources

MACR 5874
http://www.markstyling.com/b26_research.11.htm

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2015 23:51:36 Tanks Changes to nicknames
Sources

AAM Photo

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5874 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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