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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A B-26 Marauder (YA-S, serial number 41-31624) nicknamed "Loretta Young" of the 386th Bomb Group. Image via Rene J Francillon. Printed caption on reverse: '70163 AC- The Martin B-26 "Lorretta Young" of the 386th Bomb Group wings its way towards an enemy installation somewhere in Europe during a raid on June 1 1945. US Air Force Photo, Detachment-5, Hq AAVA (Mac).' Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-26 "Loretta Young" 386th BG, 1944.'



  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb 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...



Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:30 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection