Walter J Bond


Object Number - UPL 28411 - Paul Shannon crew in front of the B-26 "Mild And Bitter" of the 322nd BG 452nd BS, after the first 100 mission completion. L-R, 1st LT Lee W. Rice,...

Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

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


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 452nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17028337 / O-662680
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Bomber pilot


Airmen of the 322nd Bomb Group admire the nose art of a B-26 Marauder nicknamed "Mild and Bitter". Handwritten caption on reverse: '322BG.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Mild and Bitter
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron 452nd Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date Description
Mesa, AZ, USA


Andrews Field Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.


Date16 May 2017 19:27:19
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