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"A Douglas A-26 Invader, Returning From A Combat Mission Over Western Europe, Rolls To A Stop Near The End Of The Runway. Because It Rolls Extremely Fast With The Little Deceleration When On The Ground After Landing, The Douglas A-26 Has A Tendency To Require more runway without excessive use of brakes. FRANCE."

- A-26B serial 41-39208 of the 553rd Bomb Sq, 386th BG.

Connections

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 553rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-39208

    A-26 Invader
    Assigned to 553BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 671BS 416BG 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 May 2018 16:28:42 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/38860633

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