450th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
Personnel of the 322nd Bomb Group with a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-17934) nicknamed "Pappy's Pram". Image stamped on reverse: 'Reveiwed and passed [illegible] 1943.' [stamp] Handwritten caption on reverse: 'PN-Q 322.'

Object Number - FRE 1182 - Personnel of the 322nd Bomb Group with a B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-17934) nicknamed "Pappy's Pram". Image stamped on reverse: 'Reviewed and...

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Andrews Field

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16029314 / O-664487
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bomber pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16056605 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bomber pilot

Aircraft

A B-26 Marauder (ER-C, serial number 41-17921) nicknamed "Mary V" of the 450th Bomb Squadron, 322nd Bomb Group flies low, trailing smoke, March 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: '117921, ER:C.' Printed caption on reverse: "Appearances are deceiving. No, this Marauder is not on fire - the white smoke is actually coming from the locomotive on the tracks below. The picture was taken by an aerial photographer in another B-26 while the planes were flying over the English countryside, returning from a raid
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Mary V
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Gawja Jerk
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Pappy's Pram
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
A B-26 Marauder (ER-K, serial number 41-17943) believed to be the 450th Bomb Squadron, 322nd Bomb Group aircraft that Lieutenant Clyde H. Larey was piloting when he crashed into Cambridge on the 26th of April 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: '117943. ER:K. Crashed Cambridge, 26/4/43. 322BG, 450BS.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
A B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-17973) of the 450th Bomb Squadron, 322nd Bomb Group at Bury St Edmunds (Rougham). Handwritten caption on reverse: '117973, 450BS, Bury.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date8 Feb 2017 20:56:27
ContributorMarauder1954
Sources

450th Bomb Squadron Newsletter May 1983

Date8 Feb 2017 20:37:16
ContributorMarauder1954
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45oth Bomb Squadron Newsletter

Date13 Mar 2015 15:54:54
Contributorrossingtonj
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Type added.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:49
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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