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386th AEW celebrates 75 years of history

The 386th Bombardment Group earned a Distinguished Unit Citation for operations between 30 Jul 1943 and 30 Jul 1944 because it had the most outstanding record of all B-26 groups in the European Theater of Operations for that time period. During its 21 months of combat operations, the group launched 396 combat missions.  It delivered 16,280 tons of bombs onto enemy targets. Nearly 100 of the group's aircraft were either shot down or damaged beyond repair, over 300 airmen were killed or reported missing in action and another 217 were wounded. (Courtesy photo)

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