Lt. Gen. Lewis Brereton, commander of the First Allied Airborne Army 1944 in front of B-26 41-31819 'Mild and Bitter' 452BS, 322BG, 9AF.
Chalked on names: T/Sgt James T Ratliff [Pocohantas MS], Sgt Dominic Napalitano [Brooklyn NY], T/Sgt M V Harrelson [Fort Walton, FL], Pfc G N Saganis [St Louis MO], ?/Sgt W F Howe [CA].
The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...
Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. First B-26 in the European Theater of Operations to complete 100 operational missions. This was accomplished on an afternoon raid on a Nazi airfield at Evreux/Fauville, southwest of Rouen, France, 9-May-44. She had...
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