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B-26 Marauder

Service

Units

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 456th Bomb Squadron

    456th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Selected Bibliography of Publications: ...

People

  • William Fortwengler

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 323rd Bomb Group
    From Lt. Lesher B-26.com entry - ...

  • Anthony Geiser

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 323rd Bomb Group
    Killed leading a raid on a Nazi German airfield Amsterdam/Schiphol Airfield. ...

  • James Kitchell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 323rd Bomb Group
    James Kitchell served as a tail gunner with the 323rd Bomb Group. On 3 November 1943, he was Killed in Action. He is buried in Netherlands American Cemetery. ...

  • Chalender Lesher

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 323rd Bomb Group
    Born at 1pm, Huntingdon, Pa. (file #136013-17) Registration #118 ...

  • Pellegrino Lombardo

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 323rd Bomb Group
    From Lt. Lesher B-26.com entry - ...

  • Maxwell Sadler

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 323rd Bomb Group
    From Lt. Lesher B-26.com entry - ...

  • Thomas Savino

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 323rd Bomb Group
    From Lt. Lesher's B-25.com entry - ...

Places

  • Earls Colne

    Military site : airfield
    Earls Colne was built in 1941 as an airfield for No.3 Group, RAF Bomber Command, although never used as such. Assigned to the US Eighth Air Force (as Station 358) in 1942, its 36 hardstands were increased to 50, bringing the airfield up to Air Ministry...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Hollland 3 November 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2020 05:49:47 JMF Changes to person associations
Sources

updated connections

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2020 05:40:07 JMF Changes to media associations
Sources

Updated connections

Date Contributor Update
27 March 2016 21:48:35 JMF Changes to nicknames
Sources

JMF

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2015 23:07:13 Tanks Changes to nicknames
Sources

http://home.fuse.net/vaughan/aircraft.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1491 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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