IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A bomber crew of the 386th Bomb Group with their B-26 Marauder (RG-A, serial number 41-31617) nicknamed "Winnie". Image via Chester P Klier. Printed caption on reverse: '552nd BS, 386th BG. A/C name: Winnie, A/C Ser no: 41-31617 RG-A. From left to right starting in back row: 1-,2- Pilot: Charles W Lockhart, Lt Col Sqdn Co, 3-, 4- C/P: Harry A Slemmons, 5- A/G Alan N Dipple, 5- E/G: Hugo A Hywari (received Silver Star Medal), 7-R/G:.'
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...