Joseph M Hager


Evaded (EVD). B-26C #41-34706 shot down by flak and crashed near Vraignes, FR. MACR 0213.


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Private First Class Barbara O'Brien of the Womens Army Corps, paints the nose of a B-26 Marauder (YU-Y. serial number 41-34982) nicknamed "Jolly Roger" of the 323rd Bomb Group. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publcation 4 Dec 1943.' [stamp] and '295589.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'W.A.C.S. on duty at a Bomber Station. Associated Press Photo shows:- Pfc: Barbara O'Brien painting the Jolly Roger on the nose of a Marauder with the crew looking on.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Miss Fortune
  • Unit: 323rd Bomb Group 453rd Bomb Squadron



Combat Chronology, Losses of 8th Air Force / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia