IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A-26 Invaders of the 386th Bomb Group fly in formation during a mission. A-26 (RU-S, serial number 43-22366) is visible on the left. Printed caption on reverse: 'b-70171 AC- Formations of Douglas A-26s , attached to the 386th Bomb Group, enroute to bomb enemy installations somewhere in Germany on 20 April 1945. US Air Force Photo Detachment-5 Hq AAVS (mac).' Handwritten caption on revese: '554th Bomb Squadron, 386th Bomb Group.'
The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...