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489th 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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  • George Bacher

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

  • Louis Bergh

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

  • Alan Borden

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 340th Bomb Group

  • William Brassfield

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group
    William Herbert Brassfield earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan. He worked in the manned spaceflight program. He retired from the USAF with the rank of Colonel.

  • Fred Brent

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 340th Bomb Group

  • Lewis Bulkeley

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 12th Bomb Group

  • William Capson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

  • Kenneth Claussen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 340th Bomb Group

  • William Convis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

  • Gilbert Crittenden

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 489BS, 34BG, 12AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM (8OLC), WWII Victory, American Campaign Medal, EAME (3 x Battle Stars).

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21 March 2021 02:25:23 466thHistorian Created entry with type, category, name, air forces, aircraft types and unit encompassing associations
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"12th and 15th Air Forces" - Gerard Paloque
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