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42-96165

B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 599BS, 397BG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 556BS, 387BG, 9AF USAAF.

Service

Units

Places

  • 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...

  • Rivenhall

    Military site : airfield
    Originally allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a heavy bomber base, Rivenhall was built during 1943-44 but transferred to the Ninth Air Force before construction was complete. It had three concrete runways, 51 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Offutt AFB, NE, USA 1943

Built at Martin.

Delivered Offutt AFB, NE, USA 1943

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Rivenhall, Witham CM8, UK 1944

Assigned to 599BS, 397BG, 9AF USAAF.

Assigned Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5, UK 1945

Transferred to 556BS, 387BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 May 2018 16:21:33 Al_Skiff Changes to markings, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

US 9th Air Force Bases In Essex 1943-44 By Martin Bowman

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2015 23:28:02 Tanks Changes to unit associations
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AAM Photo

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2015 23:25:59 Tanks Changes to markings and unit associations
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AAM photos

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2015 11:13:42 Tanks Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations and media associations
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AAM Photo

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