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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.

A line of 322nd Bomb Group B-26 Marauders taxii for take-off along the perimeter track at Andrews Field airbase. Nearest the camera is a 452nd Bomb Squadron B-26 Marauder ('DR'). Handwritten caption on reverse: '322BG, 452BS.'

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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...

  • 452nd Bomb Squadron

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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