Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Bombardment Groups

Marker ID: SCHM 32-21
Location: on street leading to Columbia Metro Jet Port from SC 302
County: Lexington
Coordinates: N 33° 56.873    W 081° 7.675
  33.94788333    -81.12791666
Style: Free Standing **


In 1942 the 310th, 321st, 340th groups ´. trained here at Columbia Army Air Base for World War II. All participated in nine campaigns, and each received two Distinguished Unit Citations

Erected by 57th Bomb Wing Association - 1992


340th Bombardment Group History

Army Air Corps WW II - 340th Bombardment Group
Wikipedia - 340th Flying Training Group