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"Blazing Heat", 553rd Squadron, 386th Bomb Group, AN-J, 131585.Crash landed at Great Dunmow, June 23, 1944

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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...

Aircraft

  • 41-31585 Blazing Heat

    B-26 Marauder
    B26 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...

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Date Contributor Update
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