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41-131610

B-26 Marauder

B-26 Marauder assigned to the 553rd Bombardment Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group

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

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...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 December 2016 20:17:28 RAB Changes to media associations
Sources

Uploaded RAB, Dec.20, 2016

Date Contributor Update
01 September 2016 14:12:04 TopCat Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, unit associations and place associations
Sources

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

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