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Flak Over Frevant - Flames and smoke are seen billowing from a Martin B-26B-30-MA Marauder, s/n 41-31884, unit marking YU-H, after receiving a direct hit from flak igniting fuel in the left wing tank. This aircraft impacted near Rebreuve-sur-Canche, France on 5 February 1944. K.I.A. were: Capt. James N. Bryan (P), 1LT. Salvatore E. Echo (Bombardier), 1Lt. William J. Hook (C-P), Capt. Charles L. Whyte (N), SSgt. John A. Holton (F-E/Gunner), SSgt. Silveo Tulipane (Gunner), and TSgt. William F. McLaren (Radio Operater).

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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,...

  • 455th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
15 June 2016 19:57:40 millebr Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Ancestry.com - Family Trees; Fold3.com; U.S., Find A Grave; American Air Museum in Britain

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