Creator

Unknown

Date

1944

Creation Date

2008-06-11

Description

Black & White photograph of eight Douglas A-26B Invaders flying in formation by the Ninth Army Air Force, 386th Bomb Group (Medium). The five Invaders in the bottom foreground with RG painted on their fuselages were flown by the 552nd Bomb Squadron. Identified planes from left to right are K, M, and X. The three Invaders, top right, have YA (V, X, and J) painted on their fuselages and were flown by the 555th Bomb Squadron, circa 1944.

Digital Collection

Arnold Clayton Watkins World War II Photograph Collection, 1942-1945

Collection Number

SpC MS 0006

Finding Aid

https://digitalcommons.pittstate.edu/fa/3/

Object Type

Photograph

Image Format

Still Image

Location

Europe;

Publisher Digital

Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections

Notes

Pittsburg State University, Special Collections, 6, Watkins, Arnold Clayton, Envelope 3, 06. Contributed by Joan F. Watkins.

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Keywords

World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American--Aerial photographs; United States. Army Air Forces--History--Aerial photographs; Airplanes, Military--Markings--United States--Aerial photographs; Bombers--United States--Aerial photographs; A-26 Invader (Bomber)--History--Aerial photographs

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