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41-18289

B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

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...

  • 449th Bomb Squadron
  • 9th Air Force

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 Middle River, MD, USA 1943

Built at Martin's.

Delivered Joint Base Andrews, MD, USA 1943

Delivered to USAAF.

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

Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 June 2017 12:54:18 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205364595
http://www.worldmilitair.com/production/martin%20179.htm

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