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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 : 28th September
DAYMONTHYEARDETAILS
28September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, F/Lt. M. M. Irving of 607 Squadron, was Killed.
28September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, F/O P. G. Crofts of 615 & 605 Squadrons, was Killed.
28September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, Fl/Lt. W. E. DFC Gore of 607 & 54 Squadrons, was Killed.
28September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, P/O D. S. Harrison of 238 Squadron, was Killed.
28September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, P/O F. C. Harrold of 151 & 501 Squadrons, was Killed.
28September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, P/O H. H. Chalder of 266 & 41 Squadrons, was Shot down (died 10th November 1940).
28September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. E. S. Bann of 238 Squadron, was Killed.
28September1940British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. R. Little of 238 Squadron, was Killed.
28September1940Canadian Battle of Britain pilot, F/O J. G. Boyle of 41 Squadron, was Killed.
28September1942 Marion Carl of VMF-223 shot down a Betty
28September1943Hans-Dieter Frank, a WW2 Ace with 55.00 victories, died on this day
28September1955Victoria Cross recipient Lionel Rees of No.32 Squadron RFC died on this day
28September1967William Claxton, a WW1 Ace with 36.00 victories, died on this day
28September1976Raymond Collishaw, a WW1 Ace with 62.00 victories, died on this day
28September2003Air Chief Marshal Christopher Foxley-Norris, whose signature is on some of our aviation art, died on this day
28September2003Former British Battle of Britain pilot, F/O C. N. Foxley-Norris of 3 Squadron, Passed away.

 

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