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USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

Cool Colorado
B-25J-1-NC 43-27695

340th Bomb Group



 

Photo courtesy of Bruce Howard

Known Mission List

Date Pilot

Target

Notes
21 Jun 1944J B Rome / W Y SimpsonPietrasanta RR Br
6 Jul 1944J C Burrhus / R R ShipmanItaly RR Br
10 Jul 1944M G Duncan / J F MummeyRovigno MY
12 Jul 1944J F Mummey / M G DuncanZoagli viaduct
13 Jul 1944A D Hemstad / C S BordenFerrara RR bridge
14 Jul 1944W B Reagan / F/o E J RitterColbola RR bridge
25 Jul 1944F/o A N Ryck / W Y SimpsonCervoHit alternative RR bridge
30 Jul 1944F/o A N Ryck / R R VertreesFerrara RR bridge
3 Aug 1944M G Duncan / J F MummeyVar river bridge
4 Aug 1944J J Swift / F B RomeVar river bridge
6 Aug 1944G W Clifford / R C PaghVar river bridge
11 Aug 1944G W Clifford / M A LindholmSt Raphael coastal guns
13 Aug 1944W B Reagan / C C GrosskopfLa Ciotat guns
14 Aug 1944E G Sallen / G J HellyarSt Tropez guns
21 Aug 1944W B Reagan / J M WilliamsParma RR bridge
24 Aug 1944B A Steed / A A GmachlRatenneau guns
27 Aug 1944B A Steed / H L LacyFrance guns
31 Aug 1944E G Sallen / W F FeyCittadella RR bridge
2 Sep 1944R C Pagh / J D KroenigCassano d'Adda RR bridge
3 Sep 1944C C Grosskopf / W F FeyCasale Montferrato bridge
4 Sep 1944J F Mummey / N D HeirPontevico RR brodge
13 Sep 1944W Y Simpson / R L HardingPeschiera RR bridge
16 Sep 1944T P Keating / W F MoellerBologna
17 Sep 1944M G Duncan/ B D KingRimini guns & troops
18 Sep 1944L G Sallen / R L HardingRimini guns & troops
4 Oct 1944J F Turnbull / R L GilliamMagenta bridge (recalled)R/E - weather
12 Oct 1944T P Keating / W F MoellerCasaleacchio
15 Oct 1944C C Grosskopf / J S LeveringRonco Scriva RR bridge
19 Oct 1944C C Grosskopf / W F MoellerMagenta RR bridge
4 Nov 1944M G Duncan / R L KingCasale Montferrato RR bridge
9 Nov 1944E G Sallen / B A SteedPinzano RR bridge
16 Nov 1944G W Clifford / R C PaghCastle Novo RR bridge
17 Nov 1944E J Ritter / J H GiffordFaenza RR bridgeDropped chaff on AA guns
20 Nov 1944C C Grosskopf / R L GilliamCasaesa RR R/E - weather
22 Nov 1944C C Grosskopf / A M HaganFaenza troops
30 Dec 1944W F Moeller / W W BanksCalliano
31 Dec 1944W Y Simpson / W H YengelMantua RR bridge
17 Jan 1945J A Hutto / H L TribbleCalliano RR bridge
21 Jan 1945W W Banks / R A CrowleySan Michele RR
27 Jan 1945D D Heir / F/o R E NeilCalcinato RR bridge
28 Jan 1945E J Kirk / F M MertaRoverto RR bridge
29 Jan 1945W W Banks / R T WilkinsMarcaria RR bridge
30 Jan 1945R L Harding / R V DentonLavis MYs
2 Feb 1945W W Banks / W H YengleLavis RR
4 Feb 1945W F Moeller / W P MallyAla RR bridge & stn
6 Feb 1945J A Hutto / E G ThatcherLavis RR
6 Feb 1945J A Hutto / E G ThatcherRR bridgeR/E - weather
13 Feb 1945W F Moeller / E M EvartsCalcinato RR bridgeReturned on one engine
21 Feb 1945E J Kirk / G W HallbachBressanone RR bridge
1 Apr 1945N D Heir / F/o E G CapelSan Ambrogio overpass
2 Apr 1945F M Mferta / G T WebbSteinbach RR bridge & tunnel
4 Apr 1945G W Hallbach / H E ShoupUsiglio RR bridge
5 Apr 1945H L Tribble / F L DannerSan Michele RR bridge
6 Apr 1945H L Tribble / F L DannerBondeno RR bridge
9 Apr 1945R V Denton / P R RawlsImola guns
10 Apr 1945W H Yengel / F S MooreMassa Lombardia troops
12 Apr 1945V Fortuna / H E ShoupArgenta troops
14 Apr 1945V Fortuna / F/o H H HitchcockArgenta troops
15 Apr 1945V Fortuna / F/o H H HitchcockPraduro troops
17 Apr 1945W F Mills / H E ShoupMatrei RR bridge
19 Apr 1945C Chambless / W G ColemanOra RR
20 Apr 1945H L Tribble / P R RawlsVolarge RR
21 Apr 1945C Chambless / W I NelsonMatrei RR bridge
22 Apr 1945F/o E C Capel / J R AndersonCrespino Ferry
24 Apr 1945F/o E C Capel / J M KnottsPolesella pontoon
24 Apr 1945D M Evarts / D C KroghRoverto RR bridge
24 Apr 1945D M Evarts / D C KroghRoverto bridge (2nd)
25 Apr 1945F S Moore / G R WeaksSteinbach RR bridge


© Ray Bowden 11 November 2019