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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.

The nose art of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-95847) nicknamed "Scrumptious" of the 391st Bomb Group. Image via Alvaro Sousa. Written on slide casing: 'Scrumptious, WWII, Swede Olfson??'

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Units

  • 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...

Aircraft

  • 42-95847 'Scrumptious'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 575BS, 391BG, 9AF USAAF. 108 x combat missions. Severely damaged by fighters, pilot Capt Breesman, Copilot Lt Curtis and two others severely wounded, controls taken over by Major Hershel S Harkins crashlanded back at base, 23-Dec-44. Plane...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:37:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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