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41-31625

B-26 Marauder

Shot down 13 December 1943 near Schiphol, Holland.
For an account of this mission see: http://www.b26.com/historian/chester_klier/055.htm

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...

  • 555th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Becker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist gunner | 386th Bomb Group
    Robert Becker served as a waist gunner with the 555th Bomb Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group. On 13 December 1943, he was flying in B-26 41-31625 'Hell's Fury' when it was shot down near Schiphol, Holland. He is buried in a shared grave in Arlington...

  • Charles Jackson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier-Navigator | 386th Bomb Group
    Charles Jackson served as a bombardier-navigator with the 555th Bomb Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group. On 13 December 1943, he was flying in B-26 41-31625 'Hell's Fury' when it was shot down near Schiphol, Holland. He is buried in the Ardennes American...

  • Herbert King

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail gunner | 386th Bomb Group
    Herbert King served as a tail gunner with the 555th Bomb Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group. On 13 December 1943, he was flying in B-26 41-31625 'Hell's Fury' when it was shot down near Schiphol, Holland. He is buried in a shared grave in Arlington...

  • Sloan Peterson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio gunner | 386th Bomb Group
    Sloan Peterson served as a radio gunner with the 555th Bomb Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group. On 13 December 1943, he was flying in B-26 41-31625 'Hell's Fury' when it was shot down near Schiphol, Holland. He is buried in a shared grave in Arlington...

  • Raymond Roberts

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-pilot | 386th Bomb Group
    Raymond Roberts served as a co-pilot with the 555th Bomb Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group. On 13 December 1943, he was flying B-26 41-31625 'Hell's Fury' when it was shot down near Schiphol, Holland. He is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery.

  • Raymond Sanford

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 386th Bomb Group
    Raymond Sanford served as a pilot with the 555th Bomb Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group. On 13 December 1943, he was flying B-26 41-31625 'Hell's Fury' when it was shot down near Schiphol, Holland. He survived and was taken as a Prisoner of War.

  • William Turner

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Aerial gunner | 386th Bomb Group
    William Turner served as a aerial gunner with the 555th Bomb Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group. On 13 December 1943, he was flying in B-26 41-31625 'Hell's Fury' when it was shot down near Schiphol, Holland. Between 1951 and 2017, he was buried in a...

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

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), Evert van de Beekstraat 202, 1118 CP Schiphol, Netherlands 13 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2017 09:23:52 Lucy May Changes to description, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://asisbiz.com/il2/B-26-Marauder/1941031625.html
MACR 1413: https://www.fold3.com/image/28701466/

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2015 04:35:38 Tanks Changes to nicknames
Sources

http://asisbiz.com/il2/B-26-Marauder/1941031625.html

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

MACR 2077 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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