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Corporal William E. Haley, from Chicago, Illinois and Corporal Foy L. Jackson from Flat Rock, North Carolina, both of the 323rd Bomb Group, 456th Bomb Squadron, clean and maintain the windows and Plexiglas top turret of the B-26 Marauder, WT-O "Buffalo Gal" 41-34786 at Earls Colne Airfield, Essex County, ENgland. . Printed caption on reverse: '79567 A AC - Cpl. William E. Haley of Chicago, Illinois and Cpl. Foy L. Jackson of Flat Rock, North Carolina clean the windows and plexi-glass nose of a Martin B-26 at their base in Colne, England. Both are members of the 323rd Bomb Group. 21 July 1943. U.S. Air Force Photo.' On reverse: Image via Rene J. Francillon and U.S. Air Force Detachment-5, HQ AAVS (MAC) Photo [Stamps].

(Note: The groundcrew are cleaning the top turret, not the Plexiglas nose, which looks substantially different.)

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Corporal William E. Haley, from Chicago, Illinois and Corporal Foy L. Jackson from Flat Rock, North Carolina, both of the 323rd Bomb Group, clean and maintain the windows and plexi-glass nose of a B-26 Marauder at Colne airbase. Printed caption on reverse: '79567 A AC - Cpl. William E. Haley of Chicago, Illinois and Cpl. Foy L. Jackson of Flat Rock, North Carolina clean the windows and plexi-glass nose of a Martin B-26 at their base in Colne, England. Both are members of the 323rd Bomb Group. 21 July 1943. U.S. Air Force Photo.' On reverse: Image via Rene J. Francillon and U.S. Air Force Detachment-5, HQ AAVS (MAC) Photo [Stamps].

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  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 456th Bomb Squadron

    456th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Selected Bibliography of Publications: ...

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2016 06:00:03 JMF Changes to aircraft associations
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JMF

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2016 05:56:43 JMF Changes to caption
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JMF

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2016 02:26:03 JMF Changes to caption
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JMF

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2016 02:24:25 JMF Changes to caption and unit associations
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JMF

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:23 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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