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Lieutenant John K. Havener, a pilot of the 497th Bomb Squadron, 344th Bomb Group, on top of his B-26 Marauder nicknamed "Terre Haute Tornado". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Lt. J.K. Havener, 344BG, 497BS. "Terre Haute Tornado".'

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Lieutenant J.K. Havener, a pilot of the 497th Bomb Squadron, 344th Bomb Group, on top of his B-26 Marauder nicknamed "Terre Haute Tornado". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Lt. J.K. Havener, 344BG, 497BS. "Terre Haute Tornado".'

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People

  • John Havener

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Jack K Havener (1920–2011) flew B-26 Marauders with the 344th Bomb Group. He completed 68 combat missions in the medium bombers, many of them from Stansted. Among the medals awarded to Havener was the Distinguished Flying Cross – given to an American...

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  • Stansted Mountfitchet

    Military site : airfield
    Today, Stansted is one of the busiest airports in Britain. During the Second World War, instead of airliners delivering passengers, Stansted Moutfitchet’s aircrews in their B-26 Marauders attacked Nazi targets, paving the way for D-Day and the...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 October 2015 13:03:47 ED-BB Changes to caption, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Connection with Serial number 42-95906

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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