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Ground personnel of the 344th Bomb Group attend to a B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-95917) nicknamed "Shopworn Angel" that has belly landed. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: '"Shopworn Angel"- WJ Woodrum. Woodrum was in London on leave this day and Capt Lucius B Clay 495th Sqdn Operations Officer was flying his ship but flak damage prevented the lowering of the gear so he bellied it in. No one hurt and only damage was bent prop tips. 14 February 1945.'




  • John Havener

    Military | First Lieutenant | 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...



Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:34:56 AAM AAM ingest

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