Mark Styling
AVIATION ILLUSTRATOR & ARTIST

322nd Bombardment Group B-26s
B-26 Research Main

The purpose of these pages is to share information relating to the B-26 in WWII. If you have any additions or corrections please E-mail me and I will make necessary changes.

These lists are arranged by either serial number or squadron code letter. A known mame or reference to nose art appears in italic.

Group Markings:
None

449th Bombardment Squadron

Squadron Markings:
PN Fuselage Codes

41-31788 Truman Committee PN-A
42-107664 JE REVIENS/SLUG PN-A
41-31779 Idiot's Delight II PN -C
41-31915    PN-D
41-31822  PN-D
42-107746  PN-D Lt. R.E. Moninger
42-96293 SEMPER IN EXCRETIA PN-E
41-31816  PN-F
41-31757 We Dood It PN-G 114 missions
41-34763 Duchess of Barksdale PN-J Pilot W. Mildren, B.-Nav Stanley S. Bolesta. MACR 1499
41-34915 Sin Twister PN-J
42-43285 Sit'n Git PN-K
41-32010 The Cock in Hand PN-L
41-31744 Hank's Yanks PN-M
41-31741 Winnie Dee PN-N Lt. Francis Hunt
41-31773 Flak Bait PN-O
43-34433 PN-P
41-18272 MURDER INC PN-Q/D 1.Lt David E Harnly pilot
41-31756 Geraldine / Gayle PN-T
41-31767 GINGER PN-U
42-107689 GINGER II PN-U
41-34683    PN-V
43-34371 PN-X
42-107665 CLASSY CHASSIS PN-X
41-31711    Mystic Crewe of Gasparilla    PN-W

Unknown Codes

41-34762 Lights Out
LITTLE MARY GAY
Chino
41-31749
41-34816
41-31693
41-31591
41-34944
41-31689
41-31644
41-17669
41-11744
41-17600
41-31655
41-31729
42-34763

450th Bombardment Squadron

Squadron Markings:
ER Fuselage Codes

41-31897 Invictus ER-A 1/Lt Edward V. Munge 6/7/44
42-95970 ER-B
41-31777 Zombie III ER-C
41-31847 The Jolly Rodger ER-D
41-17929 Gawja Jerk ER-D
41-31814 BAG OF BOLTS ER-F
41-31802 Pappy's Pram ER-G
41-31888 War Eagle ER-H
41-18075 ER-J
41-31770  ER-J
41-31746 Lorraine II ER-K
44-67806  ER-L
41-17863 Rainbow Corner ER-M
42-95949 Rainbow Corner II ER-M
42-96282  ER-O
41-31815 ER-P
41-31824 Pete's Avenger ER-P/U
41-17750 Hornets' Nest ER-Q
42-107674 Annie Laurie ER-Q
41-31794 WE CAN'T MISS VICTORY ER-R HALF WOMAN HALF PLANE
41-18042  ER-R
41-31974  ER-R
41-31975  ER-R
41-18058  ER-S
41-18072 ER-T
41-18276 Pickled Dilly ER-T
41-31976 SPIRIT OF 76 ER-T
41-18086 DRAGGIN' LADY ER-U
41-18022 EL DIABLO ER-U
41-18099 Lorraine/Gawja-Jerk II ER-V
42-107685 No Name ER-V
42-107745 ER-V
42-107722 Pin Up Girl ER-W
43-34342  ER-W
41-18038 HELL-WAGON ER-W
41-31765 Fightin' Cock ER-X
42-96225  ER-X
41-18014 ER-Z
43-34132 Patricia Ann ER-Z

Unknown Codes

41-17915 The Fighting Cock
41-17921 Mary V    
41-31849 Single Engine Operator 
44-67917 Couchezs Avec?
41-31940 Dragon Lady IV 
42-107586 The Nude Prune IV
41-31897 Invictus
41-17934 Pappy's Pram  
41-17910
41-17931
41-17935
41-17943  
41-17948  
41-17961  
41-17967  
41-17973  
41-17981  
Dixie Hurricane
Juanita   
Lucy Quipment    
Folly  
Is Everybody Happy    
Abie's Irish Rose   

451st Bombardment Squadron

Squadron Markings:
SS Fuselage Codes

41-18210 Tobacco Road SS-A
41-18210 Piece-Maker SS-A
41-18250 Lil' Pork Chop SS-B
41-18276 Pickled-Dilly SS-C
43-34294 Pikes Little Peek/Texas Peacemaker SS-C
41-18277 Satan's Sister SS-D
44-67822 SS-D
41-31967 Johnny Zero SS-H
41-35021 SS-I
43-34155 SS-J
42-107851 Cherbourg Comet SS-J
41-34947 Idiot's Delight SS-K
44-68163 SS-L
41-35021  SS-L
42-96623? Eleanor B SS-M
43-34409 SS-M
41-34951 Impatient Virgin II SS-P 2Lt Douglas L. Hartrant
44-67813 SS-P
41-34959 Clark's Little Pill SS-Q Major Clark Cordill & Lt. William J. Clark
41-34973 Blue Beard II SS-R
41-17995 Mister Period Twice SS-T FORMER TONDELAYO

Unknown Codes

44-67922 DOLLY
41-17982 Moose  
41-34762 Sarah E /Lights Out  
43-34146 Sarah E
41-18293 Radie Baby
41-17951
41-17622
41-31904
41-31914
42-35021
42-34951
42-34959
42-95877
42-96067
42-96254
42-96266
42-96292
42-107680
42-107695
42-107816
43-34417
43-34428
44-68088
BLUEBEARD II
LIL JAN
Impatient Virgin
Bluebeard
Big Fat Mama
Lt. Leonard
Carrie B
1st Lt. Lemmond
Cheechako
Dolly    
King  
 
452nd Bombardment Squadron

Squadron Markings:
DR Fuselage Codes

41-34792 Mary DR-G
41-18054 Jezabelle DR-H
41-18075 Impatient Virgin DR-J Pilot Lt Herbert J. Price
41-18063 LIL' JOE II  DR-K
41-18080  DR-K
41-18090  DR-L
41-18052  DR-N
41-31919  Peasapis DR-N
41-17979 DR-O
41-31739 The old Vet DR-P
41-17982 DR-P
41-17985 Too Much of Texas DR-Q
41-17988 DR-R
41-31878 DR-R
41-17991 DR-S
43-34453 Cherie DR-S
43-34336 SANDRA ANN DR-S
41-17995 Tondelayo/Mister Period Twice DR-T
41-17998 DR-V
41-17999 Chickasaw Chief DR-W
43-34514? DR-W
41-31819 Mild and Bitter DR-X
43-34431 DR-X
41-18014 SILVER STREAK DR-Z

Unknown Codes

41-17856
41-31798
41-31817
41-31845
41-31906
41-34678
42-43286
42-95941  
906  
817
BARBARA
DRAGON LADY
FRANCES
HOMESICK
LADY BE GOOD
OL PAPPY
Hurry Home Baby
Paper Doll
Half ~ Half Pistol Packin' Momma!
Flak Happy Weary Willie
Goatee Hell
I'll Be Seeing you
Peasapis
CHAMPAIGNE DAZE
Gremlin
WEARY LENA
to 1st PATHFINDER SQUADRON
Champagne Daze
Incendiary Blonde
Johnnies Jokers
Lt. Jack Avooski
Unknown Squadron

41-18299
41-31880
41-31948
41-31954
41-31968
42-34707
42-96257
42-107591
42-107600
42-107670
42-107627
43-34175
43-34341
43-34363
43-34404
43-34423
43-34459
44-67815
44-67870
44-67907
44-68100

Known Losses

41-17856 (452nd BS) lost in transit 5/4/43
41-17979 (450th BS) shot down by AAA on raid on power plants at Ijmuiden
41-17982 (452nd BS) shot down by AAA Ijmuiden 17/5/43. 3 KIA, 3 POW.
41-17988 (452nd BS) crashed near home base 14/5/43
41-17991 (452nd BS) in midair collision with 41-18089 Ijmuiden
41-17998 (452nd BS) shot down by FW 190 on raid on power plants at Ijmuiden
41-17999 (452nd BS) hit by debris from collision of 41-17991 and 41-18080 Ijmuiden
41-18052 (450th BS) shot down by AAA on raid on power plants at Ijmuiden
41-18058 (450th BS) shot down by AAA 9/9/43
41-18075 (452nd BS) shot down by AAA 5/11/43. MACR 1216
41-18080 (452nd BS) in midair collision with 41-17991 Ijmuiden
41-18086 (450th BS) shot down by AAA 17, 1943 Ijmuiden
41-18090 (452nd BS) shot down 17/5/43 Ijmuiden, Holland MACR 5650
41-18099 (450th BS) shot down by FW 190 17/5/43 Ijmuiden, Holland
41-31904 (451st BS) ditched in English Channel 30/7/44
41-18299 (322nd BG) down 12 mi from enemy coast 27/8/43
41-31767 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 21/4/44. MACR 4308
41-31798 (452nd BS) shot down by AAA 25/3/44. MACR 3167
41-31814 (452nd BS) MIA at night 8/7/44. MACR 6626
41-31817 (452nd BS) shot down by AAA 23/11/43, St Omer-Wizernes. MACR 1187
41-31845 (452nd BS) shot down by fighters 7/5/44. MACR 4479
41-31849 (450th BS) shot down by AAA 20/3/44. MACR 2845
41-31880 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA S of Gavelines 14/1/44. MACR 1749
41-31741 (449th GS) shot down by AAA 12/8/44. MACR 8039
41-31888 (450th BS) shot down by AAA 23/2/45. MACR 12642
41-31897 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 6/6/44
41-31906 (452nd BS) shot down by AAA over France 25/3/44. MACR 3166
41-31914 (451st BS) shot down by AAA 20/3/44. MACR 2837
41-31948 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 14/1/44. MACR 1748
41-31954 (322nd BG) engine caught fire during mission 9/5/44. MACR 4478
41-31968 (322nd BG) MIA over France 13/8/44. MACR 3742
41-31974 (450th BS) shot down by AAA 19/7/44. MACR 7047
42-34707 (322nd BG) crashed on hilltop at Glen Carron, Scotland 13/6/43
42-34763 (449th BS) shot down by Fw 190s 3/11/43. MACR 1499
42-35021 (451st BS) shot down by AAA 19/7/44. MACR 7046
42-43286 (452nd BS) shot down by AAA 13/6/44. MACR 5711
42-34951 (451st BS) battle damaged and crashlanded in France 6/8/44. MACR 11982
42-34959 (451st BS) hit in engine, abandoned by crew 9/9/43
42-95877 (451st BS) MIA 22/4/44. MACR 4106
42-95941 (452nd BS) hit by AAA over target and abandoned 28/11/44.
42-95949 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 15/6/44. MACR 6117
42-95970 (322nd BG) MIA at night 8/7/44. MACR 6625
42-96067 (451st BS) shot down by AAA 16/4/45, Germany. MACR 11453
42-96225 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 16/4/45. MACR 14463
42-96254 (451st BS) shot down by AAA 6/8/44
42-96257 (322nd BG) abandoned, English Channel 30/7/44. MACR 12267
42-96266 (451st BS) crashed on return 22/1/45
42-96292 (451st BS) left engine on fire, dropped out of formation 18/11/44
42-107591 (322nd BG) MIA at night 8/7/44. MACR 6627
42-107600 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 10/2/45
42-107670 (322nd BG, 451st BS) MIA at night 8/7/44. MACR 6620
42-107627 (322nd BG) MIA at night 8/7/44. MACR 6622
42-107674 (452nd BS) shot down by AAA 24/3/45. MACR 13323
42-107680 (451st BS) MIA at night 8/7/44. MACR 6623
42-107695 (451st BS) MIA at night 8/7/44. MACR 6621
42-107722 (450th BS) crashlanded and broke in half
42-107745 (450th BS) shot down by AAA near Butback 22/2/45. MACR 12680
42-107746 (449th BS) 13/7/44. MACR 5875
42-107816 (451st BS) MIA at night 8/7/44. MACR 6624
43-34146 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 9/11/44. AMCR 10180
43-34175 (322nd BG) hit by fighers and abandoned 23/12/44
43-34187 (451st BS) shot down by AAA 9/11/44. MACR 10179
43-34341 (322nd BG) hit by AAA over target, last seen with wheels down
43-34363 (322nd BG) MIA 4/4/45. MACR 14262
43-34404 (322nd BG) iced up and crashed 12/12/44
43-34417 (451st BS) shot down by AAA 13/10/44. MACR 9836
43-34423 (322nd BG) shot down by fighters 23/12/44. MACR 11404
43-34428 (451st BS) shot down by AAA 10/2/45
43-34453 (452nd BS) nosewheel collapsed 14,/2/45
43-34459 (322nd BG) hit by AAA and crew bailed out 2/12/44
44-67813 (451st BS) shot down by flak 1/1/45 MACR 12003
44-67815 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 5/1/45
44-67870 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 22/3/45. MACR 13236
44-67907 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 15/2/45. MACR 12382
44-68100 (322nd BG) shot down by AAA 13/3/45. MACR 13096
44-68088 (451st BS) hit by bomb from high B-26 23/2/45

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