-- Life and Times of the 341st Bomb Group --
"Preserving the memory of their sacrifices!"

Memories of
Luichow, China
1943 - 1945


Not all of the photos were annotated, so we did the best we could.
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The gas train at the edge of the field.
Luichow, China, September 1944.
(Frank W. Bates collection, 491st)


Luichow, China, September 1944.
(Frank W. Bates collection, 491st)


Kealy, Johnny Burns, Schmidt, Hammett, Aexander,
Nash, Nyreen, Alelunas, Sam Knox.

Luichow, Sept 1944.

(Frank W. Bates collection, 491st)


The gas wagon on the hardstand near the strip.
Liuchow, June 1944.
(Frank W. Bates collection, 491st)


Fueling #0448 at Liuchow, June 1944.
(Frank W. Bates collection, 491st)


Looking across the boat bridge toward the other side of Liuchow.
The G.I. a couple of boats ahead, on the left side, looking back, is Johnnie Burns. Further left by the bank, near where the kids are swimming is the 'barge bar.'

(Frank W. Bates collection, 491st)


The 'barge bar' as seen from the bridge.
Liuchow, September 1944.
(Frank W. Bates collection, 491st)


The Liuchow, China, topography on the fighter side of the strip.
September 1944.
(Frank W. Bates collection, 491st)


The boat bridge, looking towards the air field side of Liuchow.
Sep 1944.
(Frank W. Bates collection, 491st)


Luichow, China, September 1944.
(Frank W. Bates collection, 491st)



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