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Colonel Jack E. Caldwell in B-26B The Arkansas Traveler, which was shot down on 25 February 1944. He was then assigned a B-26C, which he named Black Jack (his own personal nickname).

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  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

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  • Jack Caldwell

    Military | Colonel | Command Pilot
    On 12 April 1944, while exiting the target (Dunkirk naval facilities), Colonel Caldwell's B-26C (tail number 2107581) took a direct flak hit in the left wing, inboard of the engine. The wing was blown off, and the ship spun into the harbor, killing...

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Date Contributor Update
10 June 2019 19:08:03 Mandorix Changes to caption
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Correcting a typographical error.

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2019 18:54:03 Mandorix Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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Image taken from FindAGrave.com.

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