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USAAF 43-34210 B-26G Marauder AN-V 'La Polma' assigned to the 553rd Bombardment Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group

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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...

  • 553rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-43210 La Paloma

    B-26 Marauder
    B-26 Marauder assigned to the 553rd Bombardment Squadron of the 386th Bomb Group

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 September 2016 14:39:51 TopCat Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

553 BS Aircraft list by C. Klier, historian for the 386th Crusaders
553 BS Unit history records

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