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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.

Two B-26 Marauders, (PN-A, serial number 41-31788) nicknamed "Truman Committee" and (PN-J, serial number 41-34763) nicknamed "Duchess of Barksdale" of the 322nd Bomb Group fly together on a mission. Image Via Rene J Fancillon Printed caption on reverse: '25108 USAF- Flak bursting around Martin B-26 over France- 1943. US Air Force Photo, Detachment-5, Hq AAVS (Mac).'

Connections

Units

  • 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...

Aircraft

  • 41-34763 'Duchess of Barksdale'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ste Andre de L'Eure fell behind formation and set upon by two Fw190's, after two coordinated attacks by both 190's crashed Quittebeuf. 6 x POW's. MACR 1046/1499. ...

  • 41-31788 'Truman Committee'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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