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43-4062

B-25 Mitchell

Service

Units

  • 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...

  • 489th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Royce Bringhurst

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator/Gunner/Togglier | 340th Bomb Group
    A world-renowned strawberry expert who headed the University of California strawberry breeding program from 1953 to 1989.

  • George Carter

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 340th Bomb Group
    The combat missions listed in this bio were gleaned from 489th BS mission records/load lists. They do not represent his complete list of combat missions.

  • Quentin Kaiser

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator/Gunner | 340th Bomb Group
    The combat missions listed in his bio were gleaned from mission records/load lists. The missions listed do not represent his complete list of combat missions.

  • Walter Riddle

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group
    The missions listed in his bio were gleaned from 489th BS mission records/load lists. They do not represent his complete combat mission list.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 May 2021 00:28:24 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, 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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