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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 was the regular Marauder assigned and flown by Thomas F. Johnson of 344th Bomb Group / 494th Bomb Squadron (of which he became Commanding Officer)
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...
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection