Aircraft history for serial number: 43-34144 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26G-1-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 13/5/44. Then flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 3/6/44), to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 3/6/44). Then went to Grenier Army Air Field, New Hampshire (from 12/6/44), from where the aircraft was flown overseas to the UK via the Northern Ferry Route, departing the USA on 15/6/44. The aircraft record card then lists, GLUE 9AF A (Europe - 9th AF) from 15/6/44, and GLUE 9AF G (Europe - 9th AF) from 25/6/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 574th BS on 11/8/44, coded 4L-K. Flew 3 combat missions till 14/8/44, then recoded 4L-H. Flew its first combat mission as 4L-H on 29/9/44. Sent to the service squadron on 14/10/44 after flying an additional 5 combat missions. On return the aircraft was assigned to the 573rd BS, recoded T6-V, and named "Smokies Coach & Righteous Jones". The aircraft had the two names painted, one on each side of the nose. Flew its first combat mission as T6-V on 3/11/44. Flew an additional 66 combat missions with the 573rd BS till April 1945, when the aircraft was transferred out of the group following the 391s BG's conversion to the Douglas A-26. The final entries on the aircraft record card list, GLUE CON SAL FEA on 30/3/46, and, "Condemned Overseas, dated 10/5/46".