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Lieutenant Jack Havener of the 344th Bomb Group in the cockpit of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-95896) nicknamed "Johnny Come Lately". Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: '"Johnny Come Lately" J J Nemeth. (Long since returned to the ZI) Every pilot named John wanted his photo taken in this many-missioned ship. Havener flew it on missions and had his last picture in France taken in it. March 1945.'

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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

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Johnny Come Lately
  • Unit: 344th Bomb Group 496th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:32:45
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection