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43-4039

B-25 Mitchell

Service

Units

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

  • 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...

People

  • Joseph Thornsberry

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 340th Bomb Group
    The missions listed in his bio are missions that he appears on the load a/c load list. The missions listed do not represent all the missions he flew.

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Date Contributor Update
21 May 2021 00:02:27 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_bombers/b25_17.html
http://www.reddog1944.com/340th%20BG%20489th%20BS%20Planes.htm

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