57th BOMB WING
340th BOMB GROUP (M)
and 488th Squadrons
Note: Phosphorous bombs used to take out anti-aircraft positions and to lay a smoke screen on the guns.
Magenta, Italy Bomb Run Photo from Charles Cook’s Collection
487th BS Mission sheet credit: 487th BS Pilot 1st Lt. David Konigsberg
Capt. Charles M. Cook - Pilot of 7K