IWM catalogue record
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A B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-18276) nicknamed "Pickled Dilly" lines up for take off with fellow aircraft of the 322nd Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '322BG Andrews Field, 'Pickled-Dilly'.'
The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...
Military site : airfield
The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...