FRE 7319


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The nose art of a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-31694) nicknamed "Hangover Hut" of the 387th Bomb Group at Chipping Ongar, 1944. Image via George Vasaumper.


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


Two airmen of the 556th Bomb Squadron, 387th Bomb Group with a B-26 Marauder (FW-J, serial number 42-107684) nicknamed "Top Sarge II". Image via George Vasaumper.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 387th Bomb Group
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief


A flight of B-26 Marauders of the 387th Bomb Group flies over a smoking Nazi airdrome at Leeuwarden, Holland. Image stamped on reverse: 'Confidential until re-classified by censor.' [stamp], 'Reviewed and passed as censored Mar 1944.' [stamp] and '45094.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Pro-HQ-44-308 USAAF Official Photo distributed thru OWI. A Ninth Air Force Marauder station, England- Six Marauders of the Ninth Air Force are shown here winging home after pounding the Nazi airdrome at Leeuwarde
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Hangover Hut
  • Unit: 387th Bomb Group



Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:37:23

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection