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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.

Airmen of the 322nd Bomb Group with a B-26 Marauder nicknamed "Murder Inc.". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Mr. Freeman: Could this be the aircraft mentioned on page 101 of your "Mighty Eighth"? Or was there another "Murder Inc.", a B-17?' Printed caption on reverse: 'C-60523 A.C. - Martin B-26, nicknamed "Murder Inc.", of the 322nd Bomb Group, Andrews Field, Essex, England, 15 Oct. 1943.' On reverse: U.S. Air Force Photo and Rene J. Francillon [Stamps].

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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

Locations

  • Andrews Field

    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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2015 09:30:14 jrugman Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Caption of picture

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 09:59:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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