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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.

The nose art of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-31819) nicknamed "Mild and Bitter" of the 322nd Bomb Group. This aircraft has been signed by personnel of the 322nd Bomb Group. Image via Eugene Allen from Peter Dole. Handwritten caption on reverse: '322BG.'

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

  • 41-31819 'Mild and Bitter'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. First B-26 in the European Theater of Operations to complete 100 operational missions. This was accomplished on an afternoon raid on a Nazi airfield at Evreux/Fauville, southwest of Rouen, France, 9-May-44. She had...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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