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A-26 Invader



  • Rollins Barry

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Carl Weinert

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group
    When I joined the 416th Bomb Group in Melun, FR, ten miles outside of Paris, they were changing from the A-20 to the A-26. Douglas technicians explained operation of the systems. I had completed two and 1/2 years of engineering at the U of IL That...



Event Location Date
First 416th BG Combat Mission Bad Homburg, Germany 17 March 1945
Taxi Accident Laon/Athies Airfield, France 2 April 1945

Collided wingtip with another A-26, causing minor damage to the left wing

Final 416th BG Combat Mission Stod, Czech Republic 3 May 1945

Flew 18 combat missions with the 416th BG


Date Contributor Update
15 April 2021 00:43:15 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations