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487th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Commanding officers
  • Cyrus Whittington

    Military | Major | Squadron Commander/Pilot | 340th Bomb Group
    MAJ WHITTINGTON RITES MEMORIALIZE WAR VICTIM [July 14, 1949] ...

Structure

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  • 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...

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Connections

People

  • Russell Ahlstrom

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 340th Bomb Group

  • Dominic Angelini

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 340th Bomb Group

  • Gerald Ashmore

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

  • Elmer Baran

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

  • William Baskervill

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator/Gunner | 340th Bomb Group
    The combat missions listed in his bio do not represent all of the combat missions he flew during his combat tour.

  • Kenneth Bell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

  • Ted Bernstein

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 340th Bomb Group

  • Raymond Bilodeau

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 340th Bomb Group

  • Spencer Bomberger

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 340th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Boston

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2022 05:15:56 466thHistorian Changes to commanding officers associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/117931962/person/1401734808...

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2021 02:18:36 466thHistorian Created entry with type, category, name, air forces, aircraft types and unit encompassing associations
Sources

"12th and 15th Air Forces" Gerard Paloque
page 31

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