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41-31950

B-26 Marauder

Service

Units

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

People

  • Clark Dean

    Military | Captain | Bombardier | 323rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) DFC, AM w/ 7 Oak Leaf Cluster, PH

  • Raymond Hamley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | B-26 engineer-gunner | 323rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) ...

  • William Heather

    Military | Major | Pilot, B-26 | 323rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) on B-26 mission to Dieppe Port Area. Heavy flak. 5 may 44 ...

  • Richard Keefer

    Military | Technical Sergeant | radio/gunner | 323rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) ...

  • Arthur Smyth

    Military | Lieutenant | "Gee" Navigator | 323rd Bomb Group
    The rest of the crew: Maj. William J. Heather, pilot, 0-727724; Capt. Clark T. Dean, Bombardier, 0-663242; 1 Lt. Curtis E. "Buck" Wheat, Navigator, 0-731349; S/sgt. Raymond D. Hamley, Engineer/gunner, 20213665; T/sgt. Richard G. Keefer, Radio/gunner,...

  • Frank Watkins

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot, tail gunner on last mission | 323rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) on B-26 mission to Dieppe Port Area. Earlier 3 Engine failure on mission 5 September 1943 in B26 41-34693. Crash landed at Honington. Crew returned. . ...

  • Curtis Wheat

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator, B-26 | 323rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). On B-26 mission to Dieppe Ports area. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 20 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4966 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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