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Lieutenant Jack Havener of the 344th Bomb Group in the cockpit of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-95896) nicknamed "Johnny Come Lately". Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: '"Johnny Come Lately" J J Nemeth. (Long since returned to the ZI) Every pilot named John wanted his photo taken in this many-missioned ship. Havener flew it on missions and had his last picture in France taken in it. March 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 15:32:45 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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