"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.
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...
Assigned to 553BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 671BS 416BG 9AF USAAF.