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"Mission #2-St. Omer-fort Rouge, France-Flak bursting around Martin B-26's over France."

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



  • 9th Air Force
  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb 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...

  • 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] ...


  • 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 17:29:17 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations