MISSIONS

Foggia, Italy

15th Air Force

463rd Bomb Group

MISSION HISTORY

The 15th Air Force was located in Foggia, Italy, and stationed at Celone Air Field.

The 463rd Bomb Group was referred as the "Swoose Group" in honor of Colonel Frank Kurtz's plane with a "half-goose, half-swan nose art".

The 463rd Bomb Group was comprised of four squadrons; the 772nd, 773rd, 774th, and 775th. The "Victory Bound" was a part of the 772nd squadron.

 

1st PRE-MISSION     2nd PRE-MISSION

 

MISSION 1          MISSION 2           MISSION 3          MISSION 4

MISSION 5          MISSION 6           MISSION 7          MISSION 8

MISSION 9          MISSION 10         MISSION 11       MISSION 12

MISSION 13        MISSION 14         MISSION 15       MISSION 16

MISSION 17        MISSION 18         MISSION 19  
   
FINAL MISSION 

 

 

 

 

Stan Gampel (Bombardier) is "welcomed" to Italy.

Red Tails

A "Milk Run"

A "Hanger"