George E Peterson

Military

Object Number - UPL 28072 - Close up of Martin Marauder B-26B, 41-31765, ER-X, Fightin' Cock, - 450th BS, 322nd BG, and the 9th AF.

Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Returned to base in severely battle damaged B-26 41-31765, ordered to bail out over base. A/C crashed fatally, Returned to Duty (RTD) on 25-Aug-44.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-814603
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bomber pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Fightin Cock
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

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Bailed out

Andrewsfield Aviation Ltd, Saling Airfield Stebbing Great Dunmow Essex CM6 3TH, United Kingdom 12 August 1944 Returned to base in severely battle damaged A/C B-26 41-31765, ordered to bail out over base. A/C crashed fatally. RTD.

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Returned to Duty (RTD)

Andrewsfield Aviation Ltd, Saling Airfield Stebbing Great Dunmow Essex CM6 3TH, United Kingdom 25 August 1944 Returned to Duty on 25-Aug-44.

Based

Andrews Field Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date8 Feb 2021 09:25:08
ContributorAl_Skiff
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https://www.fold3.com/image/47350051
Removed # from A/C serial No. to aid clarity and consistency

Date13 Apr 2020 22:02:20
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a "#" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date17 Feb 2018 17:56:01
ContributorAl_Skiff
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