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41-17921

B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Severely damaged on combat mission. Not repairable 14-Sep-43. Scrapped.

Service

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...

  • 450th Bomb Squadron
  • 9th Air Force

Missions

  • VIII Air Support Command 57

    14 September 1943
    Two German airfields are the intended targets of this mission. 108 B-26s from: 322BG (36); 386BG (36); and 387BG (36) are depatched to bomb the German airfields ay Woendrecht, Holland and Lille/Nord, France but the formations are recalled due to bad...

Places

  • Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Offutt AFB, NE, USA 1943

Built at Martin.

Delivered Nebraska, USA 1943

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Andrewsfield Aviation Ltd, Saling Airfield Stebbing Great Dunmow Essex CM6 3TH, United Kingdom 1943

Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Combat damaged Lille, France 14 September 1943

Severely damaged on combat mission. 14-Sep-43.

Scrapped Andrewsfield Aviation Ltd, Saling Airfield Stebbing Great Dunmow Essex CM6 3TH, United Kingdom 15 September 1943

Not repairable. Scrapped, written off.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 January 2017 22:45:53 Al_Skiff Changes to description, events, unit associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.b26.com/guestbook/2005.htm

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2015 09:36:17 jrugman Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, nicknames, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Caption of a photograph of 'Mary V'

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