IWM catalogue record
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Corporal William E Haley holds Corporal Foy L Jackson (both ground crewmen of the 323rd Bomb Group) by the legs as the latter cleans the nose turret of a B-26 Marauder (WT-O, serial number 41-34786) nicknamed "Buffalo Gal.' Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Not to be published 24 July 1943.' [stamp] and '276109.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Fastest Medium Bomber in use is now operating from this country. Associated Press Photo shows : Cpl W. E. Haley of Chichester, Ill., holds Cpl Foy L Jackson, of Flat Rock, N.Carolina, by the legs of as he fixes the the gun turret in position on a Marauder about to set out on an operational flight WOR 259109.'
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,...
Assigned to 456BS, 323BG, 9AF USAAF.