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

The nose art of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-31765) nicknamed "Fightin' Cock" of the 322nd Bomb Group. US Air Force photo.



  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...


  • 41-31765 "Fightin' Cock"

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. This aircraft was written-off after crash-landing on 12th August 1944. It had received flak damage while over Flers, France and had its electrical system, generators and hydraulic systems shot out. The crew nursed...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:38 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection