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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

  • 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.

  • Kenneth Claussen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 340th Bomb Group

  • George Fitch

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group
    The missions listed in his bio were gleaned from mission records/load lists for the 489th BS. The missions listed are only a portion of the combat missions he flew.

  • 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 Sawyer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group
    The 489th BS mission load lists are incomplete or missing for his period of combat.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 September 2021 17:02:41 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

https://www.reddog1944.com/487th_A_J_Nelson.htm

Date Contributor Update
21 July 2021 22:48:52 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

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