UPL 33220


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"FRANCE-A flight of four Douglas A-26 Invaders, the new light bomber recently announced as participating in the 9th AF bombardment of Germany. The fast, heavily armed planes complement 9th AF B-26 Marauder medium bombers in knocking out transportation and communication targets and neutralizing fortifications and strong points impeding the advance of US ground troops." - Quartet of A-26's coded 2A-B, 2A-K, 2A- I, 2A-Q 669BS, 416BG, 9AF.


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An A-26 Invader (F6-P, serial number 43-22330) nicknamed "For Pete's Sake" of the 416th Bomb Group prepares for take-off at Mount Farm. Image by Robert Astrella, 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group . Written on slide casing: '416 BG Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


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