1. 57th Bomb Wing emblem from 'Men of the 57th.'
2. 9th AF patch.
3. MAAF patch from WWII.
4. 12th AF patch from Quen Kaiser (489th BS).
5. U.S. Army Air Forces patch.

B-25 Mitchell Medium Bombardment Groups of the MTO

Map of the Mediterranean showing bases for the B-25 Mitchell Bomb Groups of the USAAF 9th and 12th Air Forces. 1.  El Kabrit, Egypt, March 1943, 340th BG, 9th AF.
1.  Deversoir, Egypt,  c. July 31, 1942,  12th BG, 9th AF. 2.  Egypt and Libya,  October 1942,  12th BG, 9th AF. 2.  Medenine, Tunisia, March 1943, 340th BG, 9th AF.
3.  Medenine, Tunisia,  April 3, 1943, 12th BG, 9th AF. 3.  Sfax, Tunisia,  April, 1943, 340th BG, 9th AF.
4.  Sfax, Tunisia, April 15, 1943, 12th BG, 9th AF. 4.  Hergla, Tunisia,  June 2, 1943, 340th BG, 9th AF.
5.  Hergla, Tunisia,  June 2, 1943,  12th BG, 9th AF. 5.  Comiso, Sicily,  c. August 2, 1943, 340th BG, 9th AF.
6.  Ponte Olivo, Sicily,  c. August 2, 1943,   12th BG, 9th AF. 6.  Catania, Aug. 27, 1943, 340th BG (to 12th AF on Aug 22).
7.  Gerbini,  c. Aug. 22, 1943,  12th BG (to 12th AF). 7.  San Pancrazio, c. Oct. 15, 1943, 340th BG, 12th AF. 8.  Foggia, Italy,  November 19, 1943, 340th BG, 12th AF.
8.  Foggia, Italy,   November 2, 1943,   12th BG, 12th AF
5.  Amendola,  c. November 20, 1943, 321st BG, 12th AF. 9.  Pompeii, Italy,  c. January 2, 1944, 340th BG, 12th AF.
9.  Guado Airfield,  January 19, 1944,  12th BG, 12th AF.
10. To India, Feb-Mar, 1944, 12th BG, to 10th AF.
6.  Vincenzo Airfield, January 14, 1944, 321st BG, 12th AF.
7.  Gaudo Airfield, February 1944, 321st BG, 12th AF. 10.  Paestum, Italy,  March 23, 1944, 340th BG, 12th AF. 11.  Alesani, Corsica,  c. April 14, 1944, 340th BG, 12th AF
8.  Solenzara, Corsica, April 23, 1944, 321st BG, 12th AF
7.  Ghisonaccia, c. Dec. 10, 1943, 310th BG, 12th AF. 12.  Rimini, c. April 2, 1945, 340th BG, 12th AF. 1.  Ain M'lila, Algeria,  March 12, 1943, 321st BG, 12th AF
3.  Berteaux, Algeria,  January 1, 1943, 310th BG, 12th AF. 2. Souk-el-Arba, Tunisia, c. Jun 1, 1943, 321st BG, 12th AF. 3.  Soliman,Tunisia,  Aug. 8, 1943, 321st BG, 12th AF. 4.  Grottaglie,  Oct. 1943, 321st BG, 12th AF. 9.  Falconara, April 1, 1945, 321st BG, 12th AF. 1.  Mediouna, French Morocco, c. November 18, 1942, 310th Bombardment Group, 12th AF. 2.  Telergma, Algeria,  Dec. 21, 1942, 310th BG, 12th AF. 4.  Dar el Koudia, Tunisia, c. June 6,1943,
310th Bombardment Group, 12th AF. 5.  Menzel Temime, Tunisia,  c. August 5, 1943,
310th Bombardment Group, 12th AF. 6.  Philippeville, Algeria, November 10, 1943,
310th Bombardment Group, 12th AF. 8.  Fano,  April 7, 1945, 310th BG, 12th AF. The first North African 12th Air Force Headquarters was temporarily set up at Tafaraoui Airfield near Oran, Algeria after the Torch landings there.
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