FRE 1305


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Four airmen of the 387th Bomb Group stand on the wing of their B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-31374) nicknamed "Booger Red II" before a mission. Printed caption on reverse: 'Picture taken in 1944 on Hardstand at 387th Bomb Group (M) Air Base Chipping Onger. About to load up for a mission. People in photo from left to right: CB Skipper, Pilot, Syverson, Co-pilot, Ashley, Flight-Engineer, Nehmer, top turret gunner.'


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  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


Major Howard D. "Deacon" Hively of the 4th Fighter Group sits in the cockpit of a visiting B-26 Marauder nicknamed "Bogger Red II" of the 387th Bomb Group. Image via Romack. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Jan 14, 44. Deacon Hively flies a visiting B-26 and almost crashed it.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Booger Red II
  • Unit: 387th Bomb Group 559th Bomb Squadron


Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:27:08

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection