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The 490th's



Find out where, why, and how the 490th originated. 



This link will take you to the stories section of our archive.


Take a look at some missions the 490th have been involved with.

490th Occupied & Neighbouring Airbases

Lean more about the several airbases both in the UK and US, that the 490th occupied.

Going back, there's a lot to know about the history of the 490th B.G.

This page is dedicated to the history of the 490th and you can learn more by following the links above.

Part of the 8th Air Force, the 490th were assigned to various missions during their operation, including bombing runs over Europe, and providing aid after the war.

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