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A B-26 Marauders, (serial number 41-31773) nicknamed "Flak Bait" and (PN-X, serial number 43-34371) of the 322nd Bomb Group in flight. Caption from “The Martin B-26 Marauder” by J.K.Havener, p7 – ‘Flak Bait leading the 322nd Bomb Group on her 200th mission, 17 April 1945. (Photo No. A-42346 courtesy Smithsonian Institute)'


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


A B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-31773) nicknamed "Flak Bait" of the 322nd Bomb Group. Image via Clarence Lunnemann. Written on slide casing: '"Flak Bait" 200 mission plane, 322nd BG.' Written on duplicate slide: '322BG, Flak Bait Germany, 5/45.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Flak Bait
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 449th Bomb Squadron


Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
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Added Caption from “The Martin B-26 Marauder” by J.K.Havener

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:01
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