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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.

the wreck of a B-26 Marauder of the 322nd Bomb Group after crash landing near Hendon, 1 September 1944. Official caption on image: "(GAD-159-1-42SvG)(1 Sept 44)(A/C 792-1326 - Crash - Hendon)." Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Via P. Dale.'



  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    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...


  • Hendon

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF station which in 1944 was home to Douglas C-47 Skytrain lodgers.


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 09:59:57 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection