340th Bombardment Group History

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340th BG
Squadron Insignia
486th Insignia

487th Insignia

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486th B.S.
487th B.S.
488th B.S.
489th B.S.
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340th Bombardment Group Combat Missions

The squadrons of the 340th Bombardment flew over 800 missions during World War II.
The missions listed below are only those for which we have photos of the target.
A complete list of Group missions can be found here:
Group Missions (38.1MB PDF)

Missions marked with a (*) indicates that
supplimental information has been added,
or that the Group suffered losses on the mission.



Date Target
July 3, 1943 Comiso Aerodrome, Sicily
August 14, 1943 Palmi Junction
August 15, 1943 Sant'Agata Shipping on Beaches, Sicily
September 3, 1943 Camigliatello Landing Ground
September 15, 1943 Roccadaspide
September 16, 1943 Eboli Road Junction
November 3, 1943 Cupello Motor Transport & Supply Dumps
November 12, 1943 Berat Kucove Aerodrome, Albania
November 15, 1943 Kalamaki Aerodrome, Greece
November 16, 1943 Eleusis Aerodrome, Greece *
November 17, 1943 Kalamaki Aerodrome, Greece *
December 2, 1943 Mt. Trocchio Gun Positions, North
March 10, 1944 Littorio Marshalling Yards *
March 13, 1944 Perugia Marshalling Yards
March 14, 1944 Terni Marshalling Yards
March 15, 1944 Town of Cassino
March 15, 1944 N.W. Cassino Gun Positions
March 16, 1944 N.W. Cassino Gun Positions
March 17, 1944 Town of Roccasecca
March 18, 1944 Foligno Marshalling Yards
March 19, 1944 Orte Marshalling Yards & Bridge
March 27, 1944 Perugia Railroad Bridge
March 29, 1944 Viterbo Aerodrome
April 1, 1944 Orvieto Railroad Bridge (North)
April 2, 1944 Orvieto Railroad Bridge (North)
April 3, 1944 Orvieto Railroad Bridge (Southeast)
April 6, 1944 Perugia Aerodrome *
April 7, 1944 Ficulle Railroad Bridge *
April 8, 1944 Orte Railroad Bridge (North)
April 10, 1944 Orte Railroad Bridge (North)
April 13, 1944 Terni Marshalling Yards
April 13, 1944 Ficulle Railroad Bridge
April 15, 1944 Marciano Railroad Bridge (East)
April 15, 1944 Todi Railroad Bridge (North)
April 17, 1944 Todi Railroad Bridge (North)
April 19, 1944 Piombino Harbor
April 22, 1944 Ficulle Railroad Bridge
April 23, 1944 Ficulle Railroad Bridge
April 23, 1944 Orvieto Railroad Bridge (North)
April 24, 1944 Orvieto Railroad Bridge (North) *
April 25, 1944 Ficulle Railroad Bridge (South)
April 28, 1944 Orvieto Railroad Bridge (South)
April 28, 1944 Attigliano Bridge (South)
April 28, 1944 Orvieto Railroad Bridge
April 29, 1944 Terni Viaduct
April 30, 1944 Marsciano Railroad Bridge
May 3, 1944 Todi North Railroad Bridge
May 16, 1944 Piombino Harbor
May 24, 1944 Poggibonsi Viaduct
May 26, 1944 Cortona Railroad Bridge
May 27, 1944 Pietrasanta Road & Railroad Bridge
July 10, 1944 Rovigo Marshalling Yards
July 11, 1944 Ceva South Railroad Bridge
July 11, 1944 Bistagno Railroad Bridge
July 12, 1944 Zoagli Railroad Viaduct & Tunnel (Mission #221)
July 12, 1944 Chiavari Railroad Bridge (Mission #221)
July 12, 1944 Chiavari Railroad Bridge (Mission #222) *
July 13, 1944 Ferrara Road Bridge (Mission #223)
July 13, 1944 Ferrara Road Bridge (Mission #224)
July 14, 1944 Porto Corsini Fuel Dump
July 14, 1944 Corbola Bridges
July 15, 1944 Ferrara Road Bridge (Mission #226) *
July 15, 1944 Aulla North Railroad Bridge (Alternate) (Mission #226)
July 15, 1944 Filattiera Railroad Bridge (Alternate) (Mission #226)
July 15, 1944 Ferrara Road Bridge (Mission #227) *
July 17, 1944 Alessandria Railroad Bridge
July 19, 1944 Sassuolo Railroad Bridge
July 22, 1944 Ronco Scrivia Railroad Bridge
July 23, 1944 Borgo Forte Railroad Bridge
July 24, 1944 Chivasso Railroad Bridge
July 25, 1944 Cervo Railroad Bridge
July 26, 1944 Ostiglia Railroad Bridge
July 26, 1944 Poggi Renatico Railroad Bridge
July 27, 1944 Carisasca Road Bridge
August 1, 1944 Canneto Railroad Bridge
August 2, 1944 Var River Road Bridge #3 (Mission #245)
August 2, 1944 Var River Road Bridge #4 (Mission #246)
August 3, 1944 Var River Road Bridge #3 (Mission #247)
August 4, 1944 Fontan Railroad Bridge
August 4, 1944 S. Dalmazzo de Tende Marshalling Yard
August 4, 1944 Var River Railroad Bridge
August 6, 1944 Lavoulte Railroad Bridge
August 6, 1944 Var River Bridges ( Missions #254 & #255)
August 7, 1944 Lavoulte Railroad Bridge
August 7, 1944 Livron Railroad Bridge
August 8, 1944 Avignon Railroad Bridge *
August 9, 1944 Ventimiglia West Railroad Bridge
August 11, 1944 Saint Tropez West Gun Positions
August 11, 1944 Saint Tropez East Gun Positions
August 11, 1944 Fréjus South Gun Positions
August 11, 1944 Fréjus East Gun Positions
August 12, 1944 La Ciotat (Drammont) Gun Positions
August 12, 1944 Porquerolles Gun Positions
August 12, 1944 La Ciotat (Cap Nègre) Gun Positions *
August 12, 1944 Cannes Gun Positions
August 13, 1944 La Ciotat Gun Positions (Mission #271)
August 13, 1944 La Ciotat Gun Positions (Mission #272)
August 13, 1944 La Ciotat Gun Positions (Mission #273)
August 13, 1944 La Ciotat Gun Positions (Mission #274)
August 14, 1944 Cape Camarat Gun Positions
August 14, 1944 St. Tropez West Gun Positions
August 14, 1944 Fréjus South Gun Positions
August 14, 1944 Fréjus East Gun Positions
August 15, 1944 Antheor Beaches
August 15, 1944 Avignon Pontoon Bridge *
August 15, 1944 Avignon Railroad Bridges (Mission #288) *
August 15, 1944 Avignon Railroad Bridges (Mission #289) *
August 16, 1944 Livron Railroad Bridge
August 16, 1944 Le Pousin Road Bridge
August 19, 1944 Orange Railroad Bridge
August 19, 1944 Montfaucon Road Bridge
August 20, 1944 Valence/La Tresorerie L.G. (Aerodrome)
August 21, 1944 Parma West Railroad Bridge *
August 23, 1944 Settimo Road Bridge *
August 24, 1944 Isle Ratonneau Gun Positions (Mission #525)
August 24, 1944 Isle Ratonneau Gun Positions (Mission #526)
August 27, 1944 Isle Ratonneau Gun Positions (Missions #527 & #528)
August 28, 1944 Tarare Railroad Bridge
August 29, 1944 Feltre Railroad Viaduct
August 31, 1944 Piave-Susegana Railroad Bridge
August 31, 1944 Cittadella Railroad Bridge
September 1, 1944 Piave-Susegana Road Bridge
September 2, 1944 Cassano D'Adda Railroad Bridge
September 3, 1944 Casale Monferrato Bridges
September 4, 1944 Sesto Calende Railroad Bridge
September 4, 1944 Cannetto Railroad Bridge
September 4, 1944 Pontevico Railroad Bridge
September 5, 1944 Cannetto Railroad Bridge
September 5, 1944 Sesto Calende Railroad Bridge
September 5, 1944 Solignano Railroad Bridge
September 5, 1944 Palazzolo Railroad Bridge
September 9, 1944 Troop Concentrations at L-815020 (Santa Lucia) *
September 9, 1944 Troop Concentrations at L-823017 (Santa Lucia)
September 10, 1944 Meresca Town
September 11, 1944 Verino Defense Positions
September 12, 1944 Solignano Railroad Bridge
September 12, 1944 Piacenza Railroad Bridge
September 13, 1944 Peschiera Garda Railroad Bridge
September 13, 1944 Tortona Railroad Bridge
September 14, 1944 Rimini Area "A"
September 16, 1944 Bologna Motor Transport and Guns
September 17, 1944 Rimini Gun & Troop Area
September 18, 1944 Rimini Gun & Troop Area
September 22, 1944 Piave Susegana Railroad Bridge
September 23, 1944 Cittadella Rail Diversion Bypass
September 23, 1944 Padua East Railroad Bridge
September 23, 1944 Piazzola Railroad Bridge
September 23, 1944 Cruiser Taranto in La Spezia Harbor *
September 26, 1944 Cittadella Railroad Diversion
September 26, 1944 Piazola Railroad Bridge
September 30, 1944 Magenta Road & Railroad Bridge
September 30, 1944 Tortona Railroad Bridge
September 30, 1944 Borgoforte Railroad Bridge
September 30, 1944 Cittadella Railroad Bridge
October 1, 1944 Piacenza Barracks
October 1, 1944 Piacenza Gas Plant
October 1, 1944 Piacenza North Railroad Bridge
October 1, 1944 Magenta Road and Railroad Bridges
October 3, 1944 Cameri Road & Railroad Bridge
October 3, 1944 Magenta Road & Railroad Bridge *
October 11, 1944 Chivasso Railroad Bridge
October 11, 1944 Canneto Railroad Bridge
October 12, 1944 Casalecchio Bivouac & Stores Area *
October 15, 1944 Galliate Road Bridge
October 15, 1944 Ronco Scrivia Railroad Bridge
October 20, 1944 Fornovo Di Taro South Railroad Bridge
October 20, 1944 Imola Stores Depot
November 4, 1944 Villafranca D'Asti Railroad Bridge *
November 4, 1944 Casale Monferrato Railroad Bridge *
November , 1944 Padua South & East Railroad Bridges
November 6, 1944 Trento Transformer Station *
November 6, 1944 Castel Novo Railroad Bridge
November 7, 1944 Ala Railroad Bridge *
November 7, 1944 Latisana Railroad Bridge
November 8, 1944 Casarsa Railroad Bridge
November 8, 1944 Tomba Railroad Bridges
November 10, 1944 Casale Monferrato Railroad Bridge
November 10, 1944 Cittadella Rail By-pass
November 11, 1944 Cittadella Rail By-pass
November 11, 1944 Piazzola Railroad Bridge
November 11, 1944 Ponte Tidone Railroad Bridge
November 16, 1944 Castelnuovo Railroad Bridge
November 16, 1944 Faenza Road Bridge
November 17, 1944 Faenza Road Bridges
November 18, 1944 Zidani Most Railroad Bridge, Yugoslavia
November 18, 1944 Novska Railroad Bridge, Yugoslavia
November 19, 1944 Faenza Road Bridges
November 22, 1944 Faenza Defense Area
November 28, 1944 Magenta Road and Railroad Bridges
December 1, 1944 Villavernia Railroad Bridge
December 2, 1944 Rovereto Railroad Bridge
December 2, 1944 Mantua Causeway
December 3, 1944 Mantua E. Railroad Bridge
December 10, 1944 Calliano Railroad Bridges
December 10, 1944 Rovereto Railroad Bridge
December 10, 1944 Ossenigo Rail Fill
December 11, 1944 Motta Di Livenza Railroad Bridge
December 14, 1944 Chivasso Railroad Bridge
December 15, 1944 Voghera Railroad Bridge
December 22, 1944 Lavis & Chiari Railroad Bridges
December 26, 1944 Pordenone Railroad Bridge
December 26, 1944 Rovereto Railroad Bridge
December 26, 1944 Calliano Railroad Bridge #3
December 27, 1944 Borovnica E. Railroad Viaduct, Yugoslavia
December 27, 1944 Calliano Railroad Bridge #3
December 28, 1944 Borovnica E. Railroad Viaduct, Yugoslavia
December 29, 1944 Motta Di Livenza Railroad Bridge
January 9, 1945 Ponte Tidone Railroad Bridge
January 15, 1945 Ala Railroad Bridge *
January 17, 1945 Calliano Railroad Bridge
January 18, 1945 San Michele Railroad Diversion Bridge
January 20, 1945 Trento Marshaling Yards *
January 21, 1945 San Michele Railroad Diversion Bridge *
January 28, 1945 Rovereto Railroad Bridge
January 29, 1945 Calliano Railroad Bridge
January 29, 1945 Marcaria Railroad Bridge
January 30, 1945 Lavis Railroad Diversion Bridge
January 30, 1945 Lavis Rail Station Yard
January 31, 1945 Rovereto Station Yard
January 31, 1945 Rovereto Railroad Bridge *
February 2, 1945 Lavis Railroad Diversion Bridge
February 4, 1945 Lavis Railroad Diversion Bridge
February 4, 1945 Ala Station Yard & Railroad Bridge
February 5, 1945 Calliano Railroad Bridges *
February 7, 1945 Dogna Town Railroad Bridge
February 8, 1945 Piacenza North Railroad Bridge
February 12, 1945 Ala Railroad Bridge
February 13, 1945 Calcinato Railroad Bridge
February 14, 1945 San Michele Railroad Bridge
February 17, 1945 Lavis Railroad Diversion Bridge
February 18, 1945 Ala Station Yard & Railroad Bridge *
February 20, 1945 Romano di Lombardo Railroad Bridge
February 20, 1945 Calcinato Railroad Bridge
February 22, 1945 Bressanone Railroad Bridge *
February 23, 1945 San Felice Railroad Fill
February 24, 1945 Pizzighettone Railroad Bridge
February 25, 1945 Vipiteno Railroad Bridge *
February 25, 1945 Sesto Calende Factory
February 27, 1945 Spilimbergo Dumps
February 28, 1945 S. Michele Railroad Bridge
March 6, 1945 Enego Railroad Bridge
March 7, 1945 Ossenigo Rail Fill
March 7, 1945 Legnago Railroad Bridge
March 7, 1945 Peri Rail Fill *
March 9, 1945 S. Margherita North Railroad Bridge
March 11, 1945 Volargne Railroad Fill
March 12, 1945 S. Michele Railroad Diversion Bridge
March 12, 1945 Aldeno Railroad Fill
March 13, 1945 Perca Railroad Bridge
March 14, 1945 Casarsa Rail Diversion
March 15, 1945 Mori Railroad Fill
March 16, 1945 Brixlegg Railroad Bridge, Austria
March 16, 1945 Spilembergo Powder Plant *
March 17, 1945 Aldeno Fill (middle) *
March 19, 1945 Perca Rail Bridge
March 20, 1945 Vipiteno Railroad Bridge *
March 20, 1945 Campo North & South Bridges *
March 20, 1945 Pizzighettone Railroad Bridge *
March 21, 1945 Pizzighettone Railroad Bridge
March 22, 1945 Brixlegg Rail Bridge, Austria
March 23, 1945 Perca Rail Bridge
March 23, 1945 Vo Sinistra Bridge & Rail Fill
March 24, 1945 Perca Rail Bridge
March 30, 1945 Ora Rail Diversion Bridge *
March 31, 1945 S. Michele Railroad Diversion Bridge
April 1, 1945 Perca Rail Bridge
April 1, 1945 San Ambrogio Railroad Bridge
April 2, 1945 Steinach Rail Bridge & Tunnel Mouth, Austria
April 4, 1945 Calliano Railroad Bridge *
April 4, 1945 Rovereto Railroad Bridge *
April 5, 1945 San Michele North Railroad Bridge
April 6, 1945 Bondeno Railroad Bridge
April 6, 1945 La Spezia Gun Positions & Crusier
April 8, 1945 Vo Sinistro Railroad Bridge
April 8, 1945 La Spezia Gun Positions
April 9, 1945 Imola Gun Positions
April 10, 1945 Lavezzola Troop Areas
April 10, 1945 Massa Lombarda
April 11, 1945 Ala Railroad Bridge
April 11, 1945 Bastia Troop Area *
April 12, 1945 Argenta Troop Area
April 14, 1945 La Spezia Gun Positions
April 14, 1945 Argenta North Troop Area
April 15, 1945 Praduro Reserve Area #3
April 16, 1945 San Giacomo German 14th Army HQ
April 17, 1945 Bologna West Railroad Bridge
April 17, 1945 Matrei N. & S. Railroad Bridges
April 17, 1945 Praduro Troop Concentrations
April 18, 1945 Staz Di Ceraino Railroad Fill
April 18, 1945 Dolce Rail Fill
April 19, 1945 Budrio Defense Area
April 19, 1945 Ora Main & Diversion Bridges
April 20, 1945 Ostiglia Northeast Railroad Bridge
April 20, 1945 Volargne Railroad Fill
April 20, 1945 S. Ambrogio Railroad Bridge
April 20, 1945 Recoaro Terme Army Group 'C' Headquarters *
April 21, 1945 Pontoon Bridge at L980965
April 21, 1945 Ferry Terminal at F-913029
April 21, 1945 Matrei North Railroad Bridge
April 22, 1945 South Ferry Stage #5 at F-913029
April 22, 1945 South Ferry Stage #7 at F-332003
April 22, 1945 Ferry Stage at F-567125
April 23, 1945 Ferry Stage at M-220976
April 23, 1945 Ferry Stage and Pontoon Bridge
April 23, 1945 Bassano West Road Bridge
April 24, 1945 Cremona South Ferry Stages
April 24, 1945 Rovereto Railroad Bridge
April 25, 1945 S. Ambrogio Railroad Bridge
April 25, 1945 Volargne Railroad Fill
April 25, 1945 Steinach North Railroad Bridge
April 26, 1945 Chioggia Road Bridges



340th BG
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486th Insignia

487th Insignia

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