Personal Momentos
- 308th Bomb Group Veterans -
"Preserving the memory of their sacrifices!"


Thanks to Collen Davenport, daughter of Robert Davenport (dec.), 375th Bomb Squadrons for these images!



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Leon Bogan, 375th pilot "Our pilot, and a darned good one." is the notation Robert Davenport placed on the back of this picture of Lt. Leon Bogan, pilot of the 'Zell-Bee', which he sent to his wife. Robert told his family that he credited Bogan for the crew's never having to bail out.
(Robert Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)


Crew of 'Zell-Bee' Crew of the 'Zell-Bee', B-24D of the 375th Bomb Squadron.
Front, l-r; Heeth - copilot, Nagel - navigator, Randle - bombardier
Back, l-r; Harris - radio, Reinhardt - assistant radio, Amidon - engineer, Davenport - gunner, Gray - asst. engineer
(Robert Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)


Relaxing in the 'Dugout' Men of the 375th, relaxing in the 'Dugout'.
(Robert X. Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)


Battlin' Bitch in flight Picture of "Battlin' Bitch", over the 'hills' near Kweilin, in formation during a mission.
(Robert X. Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)


Ramp Rooster in flight "Ramp Rooster" in formation, somewhere else in China.
(Robert X. Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)


The HUMP Looking out onto a portion of the infamous "HUMP."
(Robert X. Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)


Kunming An unknown structure believed to be near Kungming.
(Robert X. Davenport Collection, 375th Bm Sqd)
(courtesy of daughter, Colleen Davenport)




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