IWM catalogue record
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A B-26 Marauder (serial number 41-31819) nicknamed "Mild and Bitter" of the 322nd Bomb Group. Printed caption on reverse: The Martin Marauder "Mild and Bitter", 49 pint sized bombs painted on its fuselage sent 49 trips to enemy territory, heads for [illegible]On its 50th mission. US Air Force Photo.'
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...
Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. First B-26 in the European Theater of Operations to complete 100 operational missions. This was accomplished on an afternoon raid on a Nazi airfield at Evreux/Fauville, southwest of Rouen, France, 9-May-44. She had...