B-26 41-17792 “NANA” following a crash on takeoff from Massicault, Tunisia the personnel in this image are unidentified. The pilot was Lt. Robert C. Burns. Copilot Douglas Taylor was injured, one or more vertebra were broken or cracked. Taylor was confined to a body cast and returned to duty in September 1943. Taylor is the send from the left the remaining crew are not identified. This photograph was scanned from the original 35mm negatives in the Taylor family collection.
Constituted as 320th Bombardment Group (Medium) on 19 June 1942. ...
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Douglas Newton Taylor was born in New Haven, CT on 19 February 1915. His mother passed away when Doug and his brother Howard were young. Their father, Albert, was an engineer working in the Central Americas, so Doug and Howard lived with their aunt in...
On 8 July, 1943 'Nan' 41-17792 of the 444th Bomb Squadron was part of an attack on the Gerbini Airdrome No. 11 in Sicily. The aircraft crashed on takeoff from the airfield at Massicault, Tunisia. The pilot was Robert C. Burns, the copilot was Douglas...
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Taylor Family Collection