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

308th Aircraft
In Photos and Text

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noseart - Rice Paddy Hattie
"Rice Paddy Hattie".

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



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


noseart - Settin Pretty
"Settin' Pretty" of the 374th Bomb Squadron.

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


Settin Pretty
Close-up view of "Settin Pretty"

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



'Shooting Star', B-24G, of the 375th (?) Bm Sq.
(Collection of Eugene T. Wozniak - 491st Bm Sq,
courtesy of his nephew Ken Easdon.)



  Left side view of "Shootin' Star", 375th Bomb Squadron.
(Robert X. Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)


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

noseart - Squeeze
"Squeeze".

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



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

noseart - Surprise Attack
"Surprise Attack"

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



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

noseart - Tale of Miss Fortune
"Tale of Miss Fortune"

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


noseart - Taylor Maid
"Taylor Maid", 374th Bomb Squadron.

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



Close-up of the nose art on "Taylor Maid".

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


noseart - Tennessee Belle
"Tennessee Belle"

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



"Thumper", ?? Bomb Squadron. Piloted by Lt. Morris E. Heald on a ferry mission from Chabua to Chengkung, the aircraft crashed in a bamboo thicket about ten miles from Chabua. All six crewmen were killed, 9 Apr 1943.



  "Thunder Bird", and crew, 375th Bm Sqd.
(Robert X. Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)



"Thundermug", 375th Bomb Squadron.



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


  "Trouble Maker", 375th Bm Sqd.
(Robert X. Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)



  'Ubangi Bag', B-25D, of the 374th Bomb Squadron.


noseart - Ubanngi Bag II
"Ubangi Bag II"

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



"Vitamin-P II"; 374th BmSq/7thBm Grp




Zell-Bee, 42-63771, B-24D
'Zell-Bee', B-24D of the 375th Bomb Squadron, 42-63771.
( Lyndell T. Highley collection, courtesy of Scott Highley )

ZOOT CHUTE, B-24D
"Zoot Chute", originally assigned to the 425th Bomb Squadron, she was later transferred to the 373rd.

(Glenn A. Roberts, 373rd Bm Sq, from 14th AF Assoc Annual Pictorial by Malcolm Rosholt )



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