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Today in World War II History—Mar. 25, 1942

US poster for the B-26 Marauder medium bomber75 Years Ago—Mar. 25, 1942: US Naval Task Force 39 leaves Maine for Britain to protect convoys to Russia, relieving the Royal Navy to protect the Mediterranean and to invade Madagascar.

First Martin B-26 Marauder medium bombers arrive in a combat theater, at Brisbane/Archerfield AF, Australia.

One Response to “Today in World War II History—Mar. 25, 1942”

  1. Pat_H

    An effective plane, but one that was hard to fly. It disappeared from service nearly as soon as the war was over.