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B-26B serial number 41-31721 of the 559th Bomb Squadron, 387th Bomb Group.

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  • Joseph Rosa

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Navigator
    On 21-Sep-43 while serving as Navigator of B-26B 41-31721 387BG/559BS the aircraft sustained damage from AA fire while attacking the German airfield of Beauvais/Tille, France. 1LT Rosa an the rest of the crew were able to bale out of the stricken...

Aircraft

  • 41-31721 Cactus Jack

    B-26 Marauder
    B-26B-20-MA 41-31721 "Cactus Jack" was assigned to the 387BG/559BS at Chipping Onger, UK. The aircraft was despatched on a mission to bomb the German airfield of Beauvais/Tille, France. During the attack the aircraft sustained damage from AA fire and...

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Date Contributor Update
24 May 2017 09:23:32 Lucy May Created entry with caption, person associations and aircraft associations
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Shared with the museum by 387th Bomb Group navigator Joseph J Rosa's son, Michael Fontanarosa.

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