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Farmers collect hay in a wagon at Andrewsfield whilst personnel of the 322nd Bomb Group work on a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-31814) nicknamed "Bag Of Bolts". Written on slide casing: '131814, 8/43. Andrewsfield.'

IWM catalogue record

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Farmers collect hay at Andrewsfield whilst personnel of the 322nd Bomb Group work on a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-31814) nicknamed "Bag Of Bolts". Written on slide casing: '131814, 8/43. Andrewsfield.'

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Units

  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    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...

Aircraft

  • 41-31814 'Bag of Bolts'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Amiens. Hit by flak, pilot wounded in stomach and unconscious, crew baled out, shortly later A/C exploded on impact, pilot having been ejected, strapped in his armored flight seat. 2 x EVD, 3...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 May 2015 13:07:09 Lucy May Changes to caption
Sources

Added to caption info.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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