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322nd Bomb Group

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322nd Bomb Group

Aircraft for : 322nd Bomb Group
A list of all aircraft known to have been flown by 322nd Bomb Group. A profile page including a list of all art prints for the aircraft is available by clicking the aircraft name.
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Marauder

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Manufacturer : Martin

Marauder

B-26
Signatures for : 322nd Bomb Group
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Colonel Roland Scott
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21 / 11 / 2002Died : 21 / 11 / 2002
Colonel Roland Scott

Roland Scott joined the Service in 1933, trained as a pilot in 1941 and arrived in England in March 1943. Flying with the 450th Squadron 322nd Bomb Group, Scott was to lead a 12 ship formation on May 14th, 1943, to bomb the power plant at Ijunuiden, Holland - the first combat mission flown in Europe by the B-26 in World War Two. The orders were to go in at zero feet. Coming in over the Dutch coast they were met with ground fire, and several aircraft were hit. Scott somehow got through the intense wall of tracer and flak, and laid his bombs on the target, but a 20mm shell exploded in the cockpit, blinding him in one eye; however with the aid of his crew managed to get his B-26 back to his base. In spite of the loss of an eye Roland Scott checked out on a large number of World War Two American and British combat aircraft. Roland Scott passed away on 21st November 2002.


Aviation History Timeline : 1st September
DAYMONTHYEARDETAILS
1September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, F/O P. P. DFC Woods-Scawen of 85 Squadron, was Killed.
1September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, F/Sgt. F.G. Berry of 1 Squadron, was Killed.
1September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, P/O J. K. G. Clifton of 253 Squadron, was Killed.
1September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. G. B. Booth of 85 Squadron, was Shot down (died 7th February 1941).
1September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. J. H. M. Ellis of 85 Squadron, was Killed.
1September1941Former British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. W. D. Mcadam of 23 Squadron, was Killed.
1September1942Former British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. I. W. Matthews of 64 Squadron, was Killed.
1September1942Former British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. J. Metham of 253 Squadron, was Killed.
1September1943Leonard Cheshire of No.35 Squadron RAF was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross
1September1944Fernand Guyou, a WW1 Ace with 12.00 victories, died on this day
1September1977Mario Fucini, a WW1 Ace with 7.00 victories, died on this day
1September1987Gerhard Fieseler, a WW1 Ace with 19.00 victories, died on this day
1September1995Former New Zealand Battle of Britain pilot, F/O A. L. Deere of 54 Squadron, Passed away.
1September2004Flying Officer Dave Rodger DFC RCAF, whose signature is on some of our aviation art, died on this day
1September2004Flying Officer Dave Rodger, whose signature is on some of our aviation art, died on this day

 

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