41-31755 Ye Olde Crocke

Object Number - UPL 26115 - Martin Marauder B-26B 41-31755 554th BS, 386th BG, 9th AF. Written off after crash-landing in France on October 7,1944. NARA Ref...

Assigned to 554BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF. Written off after crash-landing in France on 7-Oct-44.

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Units served with

Lieutenant James T. Wilson and Lieutenant Robert J. Owen of the 386th Bomb Group in the cockpit of their B-26 Marauder. Image stamped on reverse: 'Not to be published.' [stamp], 'Ministry of Information 19 Aug 1943.' [stamp] nand '279545.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'AT THE US MARAUDERS BASE. The B-26 Marauders, American super medium bombers are operating now from bases in Britain. This series of pictures shows various scenes at the airfield where the ground crew and the fliers work together
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 386th Bomb Group
  • Highest Rank: Major

Places

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Bombing mission

Rouen, France 6 September 1943 Piloted by Capt Thomas White on mission to bomb the railroad marshalling yards at Rouen, France.

Other

Bombing mission

62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France 9 September 1943 Piloted by Lt Col Thomas Ramsey on mission to bomb coastal gun defenses at Boulogne.

Other

Bombing mission

Maisy, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France 23 May 1944 Piloted by Lt Col Thomas Ramsey on mission to bomb coastal guns at Maisy, France.

Crashed

Beaumont-sur-Oise, France 7 October 1944 Written off after crash-landing in France on 7-Oct-44.

Manufactured

Offutt AFB, NE, USA Built at Martin.

Delivered

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Great Dunmow, Dunmow CM6, UK Assigned to 554BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date29 Jan 2017 18:35:41
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dougsheley/5521498731
The Cover up at Omaha Beach: The Cover-up at Omaha Beach, Maisy Battery and th US Rangers By Gary Sterne
http://www.b26.com/historian/chester_klier/021.htm
http://www.b26.com/historian/chester_klier/015.htm

Date29 Jan 2017 17:42:43
ContributorAl_Skiff

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