Assistance identifying a B-26

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  1. Ineedacatscan

    Ineedacatscan New Member

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    I was wondering/hoping if anyone could offer assistance identifying this particular aircraft. We believe it to be a photograph of my Grandfather prior to his first mission. I'm not certain what information in the image is useful. I've seen similar tail markings on WINGS PALETTE - Martin B-26 Marauder - USA But I'm unsure how I can correlate the information.

    Thanks in advance.
     

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    Ineedacatscan New Member

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    I glossed over the aircraft info request section could a Mod please move this I apologize.
     
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    #3 B-17engineer, Jun 13, 2010
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    Hi,

    I'll do some further research but it is definitely from the 387th because of the black and yellow stripes on the tail. Although the 387th Bomb Group had the tail with stripes as well, the 3 digits at the beginning correspond to the 387th BG

    Will get back to you.
     
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    Heres the nose art.
     

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    AMAZING!

    Thanks so much for the responses.... I never expected anything so quickly, totally blown away.


    Thanks
     
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    Thanks for sharing the photos :D
     
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    Your fine as everyone has already said, moved it to the requests forum all the same.
     
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