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Amendola Airfield, Italy
February 1945

Home of the 2nd BG and 97th BG of the 15th AF

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  • 2nd Bomb Group

    2nd Bomb Group

    Group
    Served on antisubmarine duty for several months after the U.S. entered World War II. In October 1942 was re-designated as 2d Bombardment Group (Heavy) and earmarked for combat. The group was transferred on paper to Geiger Field, Washington, where it...

  • 97th Bomb Group

    97th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 97th Bomb Group flew the Eighth Air Force's first heavy bomber mission from the UK when they bombed a marshalling yard at Rouen on 17 August 1942. Just a month later though the Group were reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force and left England for the...

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Date Contributor Update
31 October 2016 23:20:19 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amendola_Air_Base

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2016 23:20:18 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amendola_Air_Base

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