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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A B-26 Marauder (SS-T, serial number 41-17995) nicknamed "Mister Period Twice" of the 451st Bomb Squadron, 322nd Bomb Group in flight, November 1943. On reverse: US Army Press Censor ETO [Stamp].

Connections

Units

  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

  • 451st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-17995 'Tondelayo' 'Mister Period Twice'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 451BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Named 'Tondelayo' initially, participated in the 322BG's first raid on power plants in Ijmuiden, Holland (14th May) but not in the second one (17th May). It was later renamed 'Mr Period Twice' because it missed this...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 09:59:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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