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A B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-96191) nicknamed "The Milk Run Special" of the 397th Bomb Group at Steeple Morden, 1945. Image by Alexander "Cal" Sloan. Written on slide casing: '296191, 397 BG.'
Flown overseas by Lt. George Overbey and assigned to him in the 597th squadron.

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A B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-96191) nicknamed "The Milk Run Special" of the 397th Bomb Group at Steeple Morden, 1945. Image by Alexander "Cal" Sloan. Written on slide casing: '296191, 397 BG.'

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  • Alexander Sloan

    Military
    Alexander Sloan, known as 'Cal' worked as a professional photographer, using a Zeiss Contax 35mm camera, prior to enlistment. ...

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  • Steeple Morden

    Military site : airfield
    Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...

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Date Contributor Update
06 August 2018 21:21:17 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
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Roger Freeman Photo description

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2017 17:08:49 wynn Changes to caption
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my father Lt. Winfred W. Anderson, pilot, 597th Bomb Squadron, 65 combat missions.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:36:43 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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