"Behind them a smoking gun position that has felt the power of their bombs, a force of U.S. Army 9th Air Force Marauders circles out across the invasion landing beaches following an early mission. Many such of these gun positions and transportation targets have been hit by 9th AF bombers in direct support of Allied ground forces on the Western front in France."
- B-26C 41-34946 'The Yankee Guerilla' 555BS, 386BG, 9AF.
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...