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487th Bomb Squadron

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  • 340th Bomb Group

    340th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated on 20 August 1942. The 340th. Bombardment Group trained with B-25's for duty overseas. They arrived in the Mediterranean theater in March 1943. Assigned first to the Ninth Air Force and later (in August 1943) to the Twelfth. Served in combat...

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  • Russell Ahlstrom

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 340th Bomb Group

  • Raymond Bilodeau

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 340th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Casey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

  • Harry George

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 340th Bomb Group
    George wrote a book about his war time experience: “Georgio Italiano” ISBN 1-55212-538-6

  • Harvey Hyland

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 340th Bomb Group

  • Paul Kaplan

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Radio Operator | 340th Bomb Group

  • James Kelley

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Gunner | 340th Bomb Group

  • Edwin Kenyon

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 340th Bomb Group

  • David Konigsberg

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

  • James Littlefield

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

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Date Contributor Update
21 March 2021 02:18:36 466thHistorian Created entry with type, category, name, air forces, aircraft types and unit encompassing associations
Sources

"12th and 15th Air Forces" Gerard Paloque
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