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B-26 Marauder

Service

Units

  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 553rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Harris

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 386th Bomb Group
    Robert T. Harris was a B-26 Marauder pilot in WWII. He served with the 386th "Crusaders" Bomb Group in the 553rd Bomb Squadron. He flew missions out of Boxted, Great Dunmow, and Great Saling (Andrews Field) in England until his group moved to Beaumont...

Places

  • Great Dunmow

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield, two miles north-west of Great Dunmow, was built in 1942-1943 by the US Army's 818th Engineer Battalion (Aviation), alongside British contractors. B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group moved in in September 1943, and in October the Group...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 September 2016 13:38:08 TopCat Changes to media associations
Sources

Mission records for 386th BG, 553rd BS
Plane list by Chester Klier, historian for 386th Marauders

Date Contributor Update
01 September 2016 13:26:57 TopCat Changes to markings, place associations and media associations
Sources

Personal knowledge and mission records for 386th BG, 553rd BS

Date Contributor Update
22 January 2015 21:35:37 Tanks Changes to person associations
Sources

AAM Photo

Date Contributor Update
22 January 2015 15:35:18 Tanks Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, unit associations and media associations
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AAM Photo

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