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The nose art of a B-26 Marauder nicknamed "Maxwell House" of the 344th Bomb Group. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: '"Maxwell House"- 496th Sqdn Commander Jewell C. Maxwell- actually taken in July 1944 at Stansted. ►This date of the picture taking seems to be wrong, as 42-95870 "maxwell House - Good to the Last Drop" was lost on 20 April 1944 with the Jack V. Porter crew (344th BG/496th BS - MACR 4103 - crashed and burned in France.

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Units

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

People

Lieutenant Jack Havener of the 344th Bomb Group reads a magazine in his bunk. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: 'Havener in his sack in the hut. Night stand and racks & shelving made from empty ammo boxes, Sept `1944.'
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 344th Bomb Group 497th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 344th Bomb Group 496th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot/Commanding Officer

Aircraft

The nose art of a B-26 Marauder nicknamed "Maxwell House" of the 344th Bomb Group. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: '"Maxwell House"- 496th Sqdn Commander JC Maxwell- actually taken in July 1944 at Stansted.
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Maxwell House - Good to the Last Drop
  • Unit: 344th Bomb Group 496th Bomb Squadron

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Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Added association to Stansted Mountfitchet from information in the caption.

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorED-BB
Sources

MACR 4103

Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:32:46
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection