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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Two airmen of the 391st Bomb Group with the nose art of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-95932) nicknamed "Fifinella". Written on slide casing: '391 BG, Fifinella.'

Connections

Units

  • 391st Bomb Group

    391st Bomb Group

    Group
    "The heaviest losses sustained by the 391st Bombardment Group in a single operation occurred on 23 December 1944, after an attack on the railroad viaduct at Ahrweiler, Germany (11). Upon completion of the second bomb run, the formation was attacked by...

Aircraft

  • 42-95932 'Fifinella dog' aka 'Fifinella'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 575BS, 391BG, 9AF USAAF. 109 x combat missions flown. Failed to Return (FTR) bombing mission to Ahrweiler, Germany. Shot down by fighters, fell out of formation with right engine ablaze. 23-Dec-44 2 x POW, 4 x KIA. MACR 11551. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:37:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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