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The nose art of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-95924) nicknamed "Rum Buggy" of the 344th Bomb Group. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: '"Rum Buggy" AJ Frieburger.'.

Caption from “The Martin B-26 Marauder” by J.K.Havener, p161 - 'Lt. Al Frieburger's "Rum Buggy" on the 496th Squadron hardstand, 344th Bomb Group. Note fixed gun in lower nose has been removed. Bomb dollies and racks clutter the background. Spring 1944'.

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The nose art of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-95924) nicknamed "Rum Buggy" of the 344th Bomb Group. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: '"Rum Buggy" AJ Frieburger.'

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  • John Havener

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | 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
10 May 2017 09:45:40 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption
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Added caption from “The Martin B-26 Marauder” by J.K.Havener

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2015 14:32:36 Tanks Changes to unit associations
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08 September 2014 15:34:55 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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