308th Bombardment Group (H)
China - Burma - India
Sep 1942 - Nov 1945

308th Aircraft
In Photos and Text

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noseart - Escalator II
"Escalator II", 375th Bomb Squadron

( In memory of S/SGT Robert D. Augustus, 493rd BmSq/7thBm Grp )
( courtesy of son, James )


Escalator III, 375th Bomb Squadron
"Escalator III", 375th Bomb Squadron.
(Robert X. Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)



'ESKY', B-24 of the ?? Bm Sq of the 308th Bomb Group.
(Eugene T. Wozniak Collection - 491st Bomb Squadron)
(Courtesy of his nephew Ken Easdon.)


noseart - Floogie!
"Floogie!".

( In memory of S/SGT Robert D. Augustus, 493rd BmSq/7thBm Grp )
( courtesy of son, James )



'Flying Cloud, B-24G, of the 375th Bm Sq of the 308th Bomb Group.
(Eugene T. Wozniak Collection - 491st Bomb Squadron)
(Courtesy of his nephew Ken Easdon.)



A closer view of the nose art on "Flying Cloud", 375th Bomb Squadron.
(Robert X. Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)


noseart - Forever Amber
"Forever Amber".

( In memory of S/SGT Robert D. Augustus, 493rd BmSq/7thBm Grp )
( courtesy of son, James )


Georgia Peach
  "Georgia Peach" of the 374th Bomb Squadron.
(Courtesy of Vern P. Martin; 374th & 373rd Bm Sqd)



  The 'Goon', B-24D, 41-24183, highly publicized aircraft of the 374th Bomb Squadron.
Click here to learn more about 'The GOON' and her crew.
( Daniel J. Palmer, 374th Bm Sq, thru his grandson Ryan Wills )


noseart - Heavenly Body
"Heavenly Body".

( In memory of S/SGT Robert D. Augustus, 493rd BmSq/7thBm Grp )
( courtesy of son, James )


noseart - Home Stretch
"Home Stretch".

( In memory of S/SGT Robert D. Augustus, 493rd BmSq/7thBm Grp )
( courtesy of son, James )



"Hot Nuts", 374th Bomb Squadron.



"Hot Rock Herky", B-24? of the ??? Bomb Squadron.
( Courtesy of Michael Bronson, son of 7th Bm Grp vet )


noseart - Hot To Go
"HOT-TO-GO".

( In memory of S/SGT Robert D. Augustus, 493rd BmSq/7thBm Grp )
( courtesy of son, James )


noseart - Hump Time
"Hump Time".

( In memory of S/SGT Robert D. Augustus, 493rd BmSq/7thBm Grp )
( courtesy of son, James )



"Hurricane Minne", B-24? of the ??? Bomb Squadron.
( Courtesy of Michael Bronson, son of 7th Bm Grp vet )


Impatient Lady, B-24J, and her crew
The 'Impatient Lady', a B-24J from the 374th.   The Rae Behrens' crew is posed in front of the plane, however, Behrens' piloted "Miss Mandy".
( Courtesy of David A. Donnan, Navigator on 'Miss Mandy' )


Innocent Infant
"Innocent Infant" of the 374th Bomb Squadron.
( Courtesy of Vern P. Martin, 374th & 373rd Bm Sqd )



"Je Riviens" (french for 'I will return'), 374th Bomb Squadron.


B-24D 'Johnny Doughboy'
"Johnny Doughboy",B-24D of the 374th Bomb Squadron, with flight and ground crew.
( Courtesy of Glenn A. Roberts, 373rd Bm Sq )


Jungle Pussy
  "Jungle Pussy" of the 374th Bomb Squadron.
( Courtesy of Vern P. Martin; 374th & 373rd Bm Sqd )



"Katy-Did", Bomb Squadron.



 King's X  and crew. A B-24G of the 373rd Bomb Squadron.
( Courtesy of Glenn A. Roberts, 373rd Bm Sq )


King's X

Close up of "King's X" right side.

( Vern P. Martin; 374th & 373rd Bm Sqd)


noseart - Lady Luck
"Lady Luck".

( In memory of S/SGT Robert D. Augustus, 493rd BmSq/7thBm Grp )
( courtesy of son, James )



'Lakanoonki', B-24D, of the 374th Bomb Squadron.  This is the "original".   Later she was renamed 'Snowball In Hell.'
( Courtesy of Glenn A. Roberts, 373rd Bm Sq )

Close up of 'Lakanooki', 374th Bm Sq.

Close up of the noseart on the left side.



noseart - Lakanooki
"Lakanookie", the followup B-24J version.

( In memory of S/SGT Robert D. Augustus, 493rd BmSq/7thBm Grp )
( courtesy of son, James )




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