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B-26 Marauder

Service

Units

  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 555th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Charles Thornton

    Military | Major | Pilot | 386th Bomb Group
    On 22 February 1944, after an attack on the airbase of Gilze-Rijen, the B-26 YA-C 'Crescendo' of the 555th Bomb Squadron crashed in Oosterhout, near the airbase. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Oosterhout, Netherlands 22 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 September 2015 14:20:42 Lucy May Changes to markings and unit associations
Sources

Information sent through to the American Air Museum by researcher Jan Jolie.

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2015 04:40:30 Tanks Changes to nicknames
Sources

AAM Photo

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

MACR 2322 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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