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

Thanks to Vernon Ashby, 374th Bomb Squadron for these images!

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374th aircrew members, with locals, near Accra, West Africa.
middle, l. to r.; Edgar Haden, Bill Snow, Vernon Ashby, Ralph Gray, Henry Recker.
Note: Haden and Gray have past, but Recker at 83 and Ashby at 74 are still going strong.     (Courtesy of Vernon Ashby)

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Crew of 'Jungle Pussy', 374th Bm Sqdn.
l. to r. standing: L. R. Daniel Weixel, Martin McMinn, Bill Tilton, Vincent Saccarro, Carrol Johnson.
l. to r. crouched: Vernon Ashby, Ralph Gray, John Foster, Edgar Haden, Frank Bucciero, George David, Frederick N. McCullogh.
Note radar antenna elements on either side of Tilton's head!     (Courtesy of Vernon Ashby)

bomb loaders

Unidentified Squadron ground crew personnel, in China, taking a break form loading bombs onto 'Jungle Pussy'.
(Courtesy of Vernon Ashby)

54 years after serving together on 'Jungle Pussy', John T. Foster and Vernon Ashby meet in Keene, NH during the summer of 1998.
(Courtesy of Vernon Ashby)

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308th Bombardment Group Tribute
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