Martin B-26B-20-MA Marauder
Squadron Code: FW-J
Crew chief: T/Sgt. Charles Olzewski
Asst. Crew Chief: Sgt. James D. Barnes
Dubissary was one
of the original cadre of B-26s that formed the 556th Bomb. Squadron. The
crew to which the aircraft was originally
assigned and that flew the aircraft from the United States to England was:
|Richard J. Ulvestad
Gordon R. Hatt
Arr K. Jorgenson
Fred L. Murray
Hugh F. Snyder
S/Sgt. Emery A. See, an Electrician from the Engineering Section, accompanied the aircraft on its trip from the United States to England.
Dubissary flew a total
of 40 sorties with the 556th. When the 1st (Provisional) Pathfinder Squadron
was formed the various B-26 groups were required to furnish it with aircraft.
was the 556th's contribution, and was sent off to its new assignment in
early February, 1944.