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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 42-95847) nicknamed "Scrumptious" of the 391st Bomb Group. Image via Alvaro Sousa. Written on slide casing: 'Scrumptious, WWII, Swede Olfson??'



  • 391st Bomb Group

    391st Bomb 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...


  • 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...


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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection