FRE 9282


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Ground crew at Stansted airfield at work on the 9 March 1944 repairing the right engine of a 344th Bomb Group B-26 Marauder to the right of the camera. Another 497th Bomb Squadron, 344th Bomb Group B-26 Marauder (7I-K, serial number 42-95815) is in the background. Passed for publication 10 Mar 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: '344BG, 497BS, Stansted.' Printed caption on reverse: 'B-26s Come In For Overhaul. Associated Press Photo Shows:- Mechanics on a B-26 Bomber Base in England get to work on damaged ships which are quickly put back into service. (21) 9-3-44-EM.' Censor no: 310502. On reverse: Associated Press, US Army Press Censor ETO and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps].


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


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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection