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Three B-26 Marauders of the 344th Bomb Group practice airfield strafing over their own base at Cormeilles-en-Vexin. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: 'Practice strafing run over 497th Sqdn area by three ships element. Late in the war Marauders bombed regular target from medium altitude then broke up into three ship elements to dive down onto the deck and strafe anything German. Feb 1945.'

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  • John Havener

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Jack K Havener (1920–2011) flew B-26 Marauders with the 344th Bomb Group. He completed 68 combat missions in the medium bombers, many of them from Stansted. Among the medals awarded to Havener was the Distinguished Flying Cross – given to an American...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:32:44 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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