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41-31664 KX-A "Heavenly Body" 387BG 558BS.
"J.P.:"Ya Nozee Bub?" painted alongside Plexiglass nose.
Original caption: "A pin up painted onto the nose of a B-26 Marauder of the 391st Bomb Group."

IWM catalogue record

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

A pin up painted onto the nose of a B-26 Marauder of the 391st Bomb Group.

Connections

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....

  • 391st Bomb Group

    391st Bomb Group

    Group
    "The heaviest losses sustained by the 391st Bombardment Group in a single operation occurred on 23 December 1944, after an attack on the railroad viaduct at Ahrweiler, Germany (11). Upon completion of the second bomb run, the formation was attacked by...

  • 558th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2015 17:37:04 SXS Changes to caption and unit associations
Sources

See FRE 1322.

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2015 09:29:01 Scars N Gripes Changes to caption
Sources

41-61664 KX-A "Heavenly Body" 387th.Bomb Group

Date Contributor Update
04 October 2014 16:34:48 SXS Changes to caption
Sources

Visible on enhanced image.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:37:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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