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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.

Ground personnel of the 386th Bomb Group load bombs into a B-26 Marauder. Image via Skip Young. Written on slide casing: 'Loading bombs, Boxted, 386 BG.'

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Units

  • 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...

Locations

  • Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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