41-31664 KX-A "Heavenly Body" 387BG 558BS.
"J.P.:"Ya Nozee Bub?" painted alongside Plexiglass nose.
Original caption: "A pin up painted onto the nose of a B-26 Marauder of the 391st Bomb Group."
IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A pin up painted onto the nose of a B-26 Marauder of the 391st Bomb Group.
The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....
"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...