FRE 7816

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A Spitfire taxies past a B-26 Marauder (serial number 43-34210) nicknamed "La Palooza" of the 386th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'RCAF.'

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Units

Lieutenant James T. Wilson and Lieutenant Robert J. Owen of the 386th Bomb Group in the cockpit of their B-26 Marauder. Image stamped on reverse: 'Not to be published.' [stamp], 'Ministry of Information 19 Aug 1943.' [stamp] nand '279545.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'AT THE US MARAUDERS BASE. The B-26 Marauders, American super medium bombers are operating now from bases in Britain. This series of pictures shows various scenes at the airfield where the ground crew and the fliers work together
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Revisions

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:13
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection