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"Flak bursting around Martin B-26's over France."

- B-26's 41-31788 'Truman Committee' and 41-34763 'Duchess of Barksdale' 322BS, 449BG, 9AF.



  • 9th Air Force
  • 449th Bomb Group

    449th Bomb Group

    The group was constituted as 449th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May at Davis-Monthan Field, Arizona.[2] its original components were the 716th,[3] 717th,[4] 718th,[5] and 719th Bombardment Squadrons.[6] ...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron


  • 41-34763 'Duchess of Barksdale'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ste Andre de L'Eure fell behind formation and set upon by two Fw190's, after two coordinated attacks by both 190's crashed Quittebeuf. 6 x POW's. MACR 1046/1499. ...

  • 41-31788 'Truman Committee'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.


Date Contributor Update
03 May 2018 16:26:50 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations