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Ground personnel of the 323rd Bomb Group prepare a B-26 Marauder (WT-O, serial number 41-34786) nicknamed "Buffalo Girl" (sic) for a mission. Note: Actually "Buffalo Gal." Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Not to be published 24 Jul 1943.' [stamp] and '276105.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Fasted Medium Bomber in use is now operating from this country. Associated Press Photo shows: A Marauder is got ready for a bombing flight at a US bomber station "somewhere in England".'

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Ground personnel of the 323rd Bomb Group prepare a B-26 Marauder (WT-O, serial number 41-34786) nicknamed "Buffalo Girl" for a mission. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Not to be published 24 Jul 1943.' [stamp] and '276105.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Fasted Medium Bomber in use is now operating from this country. Associated Press Photo shows: A Marauder is got ready for a bombing flight at a US bomber station "somewhere in England".'

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  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 January 2015 00:11:50 Tanks Changes to caption
Sources

AAM Photo

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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