Against The Rising Sun
- Life and Times of the 341st Bomb Group (M) -
"Preserving the memory of their Sacrifices!"

From the collections of
Don Harkins & John Duke
( 490th Bomb Squadron )




Don Harkins' crew; names, positions and location/date are noted on the image.
(Courtesy of Don Harkins - 490th Bomb Squadron )



A 490th Bm Sqdn aircraft, with added .50 caliber machine guns in the plexi-nose; Decca, India, 943.
( John Duke collection - 490th, courtesy of David Duke )



Another 490th Bm Sqdn 'strafer' aircraft, this one with Jimmy doolittle's autograph to Maj Lichty.
( John Duke collection - 490th, courtesy of David Duke )



Another 490th aircraft, this a B-25H, crash landed; Decca, India, 1943.
( John Duke collection - 490th, courtesy of David Duke )



Gerald Hannaford's dog, "Bombsight" was the squadron mascot, shown here in the nose of a plane at Warazup, Burma, in Jan 1945, shortly before the Squadron moved to China.
(Courtesy of Don Harkins - 490th Bomb Squadron )


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