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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.

A ground crewman of the 387th Bomb Group with a B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-107612) nicknamed "Oh Do It Again" at Chipping Ongar. Written on slide casing: '387 BG Chipping Ongar.'

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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

Locations

  • Chipping Ongar

    Military site : airfield
    The air base was constructed by the 831st Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in late August 1942. The 387th Bomb Group were the only American group to be based there, flying B-26 Marauders in strategic missions over France, first for the Eighth and then for...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:37:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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