By Dan Hagedorn, Leif Hellstrom

After WWII, substantial quantities of surplus US army airplane have been exported to allies everywhere in the global. The B-26 Invader is a type of planes that stumbled on a brand new hire on lifestyles after US army use. principally exported to international locations in Latin the United States together with Colombia, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras, the B-26 Invader observed broad use through the French in Indochina and Algeria and via Portugal in Africa. different countries reciving the bomber are Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, South Vietnam, Turkey, and different international locations. There also are sections concerning the B-26 in use in covert missions via the CIA in Africa, Cuba and Southeast Asia. The publication is split via bankruptcy based on kingdom or CIA operation. The e-book is full of very good images, a few infrequent and the strive against histories of the airplane use.

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Missing 14 Mar 54 between Dien Bien Phu & CatBi. I/19? (H) Shot down 4 May 54 at Dien Bien Phu. I/19 (L and N). Returned to the USAF. Scrapped. I/19 (V). Shot down 6 Jan 53 between Na San and Haiphong. I/19 (M). Crashed on take-off 3 Jan 54 at Seno in Laos. I/19 (2). Lost 3 Nov 51 near Nhat-Ny. Crew MIA. l/19 (N and W). Returned to the USAF. Became N6839D, later N34538. Still flying 1992. No known unit service. Returned to the USAF. Later to Operation Haik and Project Farm Gate. I/19 (0) Missing I I Sep 51.

328. 1/71 only hold at Bab el Oued in Algiers, before it was kept one B-26N and two MD-315Rs in two stormed by army units supported by Texans small detachments at Tebessa and Oran. On and Skyraiders. The Invader units continued 31 August the unit moved to Reims where it to fly training missions while awaiting their was disbanded in September. 2/30 Normandieperiod. 3/30 at Reims, to implement Operation Caroussel against be used for training. 2/91 moved to Cazaux selected ALN targets, should fighting break in France.

The prototype RB-26P was completed in August 1960, and was followed by six more conversions in early 1961. These were based on B-26C airframes, plus a single 8-26B. No armament was carried, and all gun barbettes were removed. Eight of the nine surviving RB-26Cs were later also modified into RB-26Ps, the last one being delivered in mid 1962. All fifteen conversions were performed by the company of Union Mromaritime de Transport (UAT). 2/91 and carried the version letter P on the fin. The second new version was a radar operator trainer, known under the unwieldy designation B-26APQ 13.

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