IWM catalogue record
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A B-26 Marauder (PN-X, serial number 41-34859) of the 459th Bomb Squadron, 322nd Bomb Group lands at Andrews Field, October 1943. Passed for publication 17 October 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'PN-X. 134859.' On reverse: Baltimore Sun and US Army Press Censor ETO [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...