41-31818 Red Dog II

Object Number - UPL 7519 - The crew of the Martin B-26 Marauder "Red Dog II," 453rd BS, 323rd BG, circa 1943


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Private First Class Barbara O'Brien of the Womens Army Corps, paints the nose of a B-26 Marauder (YU-Y. serial number 41-34982) nicknamed "Jolly Roger" of the 323rd Bomb Group. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publcation 4 Dec 1943.' [stamp] and '295589.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'W.A.C.S. on duty at a Bomber Station. Associated Press Photo shows:- Pfc: Barbara O'Brien painting the Jolly Roger on the nose of a Marauder with the crew looking on.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


Event Location Date Description


Failed to Return (FTR)

France 20 May 1944


Date21 Jan 2015 14:27:49
Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:06

MACR 4967 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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