IWM catalogue record
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Airmen of the 322nd Bomb Group with a B-26 Marauder nicknamed "Pike's Little Peek". Printed caption on reverse: 'B-60523 A.C. - Martin B-26, nicknamed "Pappy's Pram"[sic], of the 322nd Bomb Group, Andrews Field, Essex, England, 10 Nov. 1943.' On reverse: U.S. Air Force Photo and Rene J. Francillon [Stamps].
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...
Military site : airfield
The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...