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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

B-26 Marauders including nicknamed "Pickled Dilly" of the 386th Bomb Group line up for take off. Passed for publication 11 Nov 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: '322, 11. Andrews Field. 64.' On reverse: US Army Press Censor ETO [Stamp].

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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...

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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