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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 pilot and co-pilot of the 322nd Bomb Group in the cockpit of their B-26 Marauder (PN-U, serial number 41-31767), 1943. Passed for publication in 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'PN:U, 131767. MIA 23/4/44. 86.' On reverse: US Army Press Censor ETO [Stamp].

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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...

People

  • Thomas Rivenbark

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bomber pilot
    Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Siracourt, France in B-26 41-31767. A/C abandoned due to flak damage, bailed out near the coast of France [Berck sur mer]. Prisoner of War (POW). 21-Apr-44. MACR 4308. ...

  • Galend Stone

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot
    Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Siracourt, France in B-26 41-31767. A/C abandoned due to flak damage, bailed out near the coast of France [Berck sur mer]. Prisoner of War (POW). 21-Apr-44. MACR 4308. ...

Aircraft

  • 41-31767 'Ginger'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Siracourt,France. Damaged badly enough by AAA [hit in port engine, which was feathered and undercarriage dropped, possibly hydraulic damage] on the 21-Apr-44 mission to cause the crew to bail...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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