USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Sad Sack
B-26 40-1468

22nd Bomb Group

Sad Sack

This early B16 Marauder was assigned to the 408th Bomb Squadron and was involved in a mid-air collision with a Japanese Zero fighter on a mission to bomb Lae, New Guinea. All on board were killed in the resulting crash.


© Ray Bowden 28 February 2024