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].
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...
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...