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"Col. Thomas G. Corbin, left, group commander and pilot of "Rat Poison" and Capt. William E. Smith (now Maj.) crouch in the bomb bay to discuss the Martin B-26 Marauder's 164th mission, just before the take-off. FRANCE."

- B-26B 41-31606 'Rat Poison' 553BS, 386BG, 9AF.

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 May 2018 18:46:07 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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