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Personnel of the 322nd Bomb Group with a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-17934) nicknamed "Pappy's Pram". Image stamped on reverse: 'Reviewed and passed [illegible] 1943.' [stamp] Handwritten caption on reverse: 'PN-Q 322.'

From left to right: Lt. James Hinkle (VA), Lt. Wilbur DeGroff (WI), Sgt. Frank Udovich (WI), Sgt. Charles A. Smith (TX), and Sgt. Robert Hammerberg (IL).

IWM catalogue record

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Personnel of the 322nd Bomb Group with a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-17934) nicknamed "Pappy's Pram". Image stamped on reverse: 'Reveiwed and passed [illegible] 1943.' [stamp] Handwritten caption on reverse: 'PN-Q 322.'

Connections

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...

  • 450th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Wilbur Degroff

    Military | Sergeant
    Assigned to HQ Sqn, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

  • Robert Hammerberg

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Assigned to HQ Sqn, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

  • James Hinkle

    Military | Sergeant
    Assigned to HQ Sqn, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. 21-Sep-43 accident on landing in B26 41-31770. All returned.

  • Charles Smith

    Military | Sergeant
    Assigned to HQ Sqn, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

  • Frank Udovich

    Military | Technical Sergeant
    Assigned to HQ Sqn, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Aircraft

Locations

  • Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2017 17:33:53 Al_Skiff Changes to caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Collection

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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