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September 12, 1944 Mission to Piacenza RR Bridge




Squadron War Diary
486th Mission this morning brought down the bridge. Bombing was excellent.
487th Not assigned to this mission.
488th Mission to Picenza rail bridge Italy. Got hits on the bridge byt had only 81% bombing accuracy. The mission should have been pretty hot but the chaff ships really did their work well.
489th No diary for September 1944



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486th B.S.
487th B.S.
488th B.S.
489th B.S.
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