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A B-25 Mitchell (7C) of the 340th Bomb Group, 12th Air Force takes off.

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  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force


    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 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...

  • 487th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2021 23:34:24 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations
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Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 09:59:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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