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  B-26B "Mormon Meteor/Galloping Ghost/Peace Terms" Serial Number 41-17579  
USAAF
13th AF
38th BG
69th BS

Aircraft History
Built by Martin. Assigned to the 38th Bombardment Group, 69th Bombardment Squadron during May 1942 to pilot Behling. Nicknamed "Mormon Meteor".

When the 69th BS converted to B-25s, this aircraft was transferred to the 70th Bombardment Squadron on February 27, 1943. Renamed "'The Galloping Ghost" on one side and "The Peace Terms" on the other. Assigned to Lt. John Sherlock.

During May 1943, piloted by by Sherlock on a flight to Amberly Field near Brisbane. Most likely, this B-26 was transfered to the 5th Air Force, 22nd Bombardment Group, 19th Bombardment Squadron.

Larry Hickey adds:
"I've interviewed / corresponded with Sherlock."

References
Thanks to Larry Hickey / International Historical Research Associates for additional information

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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