IWM catalogue record
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Technical Sergeant Roland "Waddy" Somers (toggelier) and Lieutenant George Spradling (pilot) of the 323rd Bomb Group sit in the cockpit of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-34997) nicknamed "Flaming Mamie". Image via George Spradling. Written on slide casing: 'Waddy Somer Bomb. & Ken, Laon, France, Dec 1944.'
The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...
Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Togglier
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot