FRE 4552


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B-26 Marauders of the 322nd Bomb Group fly above the clouds during a mission. Handwritten caption on reverse: '2222-24. Mild and Bitter.' Printed caption on reverse: 'Marauders Hit Nazis In France. USP/2222-24. Nearing the target - Marauders high above the clouds on their way to blast a vital Nazi target in France.' On reverse: Keystone Press [Stamp].


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


Airmen of the 322nd Bomb Group admire the nose art of a B-26 Marauder nicknamed "Mild and Bitter". Handwritten caption on reverse: '322BG.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Mild and Bitter
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron 452nd Bomb Squadron


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