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San Giovanni Airfield, Italy
Home of the 454th and 455th Bomb Groups

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Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 455th Bomb Group

    455th Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was activated July 1943 with four essentially stand-alone bomb squadrons: 740th, 741st, 742nd, and 743rd. After a somewhat nomadic training regimen with dilapidated equipment, the pieces of the group came together at Langley, VA in October...

  • 454th Bomb Group

    454th Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was constituted as 454th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 14 May 1943 and activated on 1 June at Davis-Monthan Field, near Tucson, Arizona. Training began immediately on Consolidated B-24 Liberators[2] and the ground cadre was sent on 3 July to...

Locations

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2016 02:24:42 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2016 02:23:54 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations
Sources

http://www.forgottenairfields.com/italy/apulia/foggia/san-giovanni-s572....

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2016 02:23:24 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.forgottenairfields.com/italy/apulia/foggia/san-giovanni-s572....

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2016 02:23:24 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

http://www.forgottenairfields.com/italy/apulia/foggia/san-giovanni-s572....

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