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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-107573) nicknamed "Tom's Tantalizer" of the 344th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: '344 Steeple Morden, Tom's Tantalizer, 2107573 K9:B.'




  • 42-107573 Tom's Tantalizer

    B-26 Marauder
    42-107573 was the regular Marauder assigned and flown by Thomas F. Johnson of 344th Bomb Group / 494th Bomb Squadron (of which he became Commanding Officer)


  • Steeple Morden

    Military site : airfield
    Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:33:27 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection