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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Two ground crewmen of the 387th Bomb Group with the nose art of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-35062) nicknamed "Lucky Lady (No Pokes)".

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Units

  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

Aircraft

  • 41-35062 Lucky Lady (No Pokes)

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to the 387th Bomb Group / 556th Bomb Squadron. First sortie 21 April 1944. On taking off from Chipping Ongar with Pilot Lt Jerald Fisher on 21 May 1944, it experienced complete instrument failure and made an emergency landing on cross runway....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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