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42-107573

B-26 Marauder

42-107573 was the regular Marauder assigned and flown by Thomas F. Johnson of 344th Bomb Group / 494th Bomb Squadron (of which he became Commanding Officer)

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People

  • Thomas Johnson

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
    Growing up at the Spring Farm in Tilly Foster, Putnam County, New York, Thomas Johnson attended Brewster High School and received a B. S. degree in 1941 at Cornell University, where he was a member of the Round Up Club and of the varsity R. O. T. C....

  • Frank Willms

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
    Frank Willms attended Coffeyville Junior College. He enlisted in June 1942 in the Air Corps and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant at Brooks Field, Texas in October 1943. Sent overseas, he was first assigned to the 322nd Bomb Group/450th Bomb...

Places

  • Stansted Mountfitchet

    Military site : airfield
    Today, Stansted is one of the busiest airports in Britain. During the Second World War, instead of airliners delivering passengers, Stansted Moutfitchet’s aircrews in their B-26 Marauders attacked Nazi targets, paving the way for D-Day and the...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 September 2015 15:55:28 ED-BB Changes to markings, description, place associations and media associations
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added details - corrected ID letter

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2015 06:08:23 Tanks Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations and media associations
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