Ground crew of the 323rd Bomb Group clean a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-31892), 17 August 1943. Passed as censored 17 Aug 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'A Bomber that has palyed[sic] a great part in the N. African and Sicilian campaigns and is now being used in large numbers in this country is the U.S. "Marauder". The Marauder has a speed of 350[censor ammended to read '346'] m.p.h., arange[sic] of 2,000 miles, carries a bomb load of over a ton and is fitted with 8 calibre .50 guns. ... 17/8/43. O.P.S. A view of a Marauder bomber.' Censor no: 279199. On reverse: Daily Sketch, US Army Press Censor ETO and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps].
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