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

341st Memorables


Personal mementoes from veterans of 341st Bomb Group.
  Included in these mementoes are scans of photos and actual papers from the collections of several veterans of the 341st Bomb Group, as well as from veterans of other US Army Air Forces unit stationed in the C-B-I theater.

-- 22nd Bomb Squadron --

Norman C. Anderson (dec.) -- pilot / Operations
( Courtesy of his wife, Alice.)

-- 490th Bomb Squadron --

Bob Dethlefsen -- pilot
( Courtesy of Bob. )

Clyde Dyar -- line chief
( Courtesy of Clyde. )

Harry 'Red' Fisher (dec.) -- pilot
( through the help of his daughter, Susan McLaren, and his grandsons. )

Don Harkins / John Duke -- navigator (dec.) / photo-tail gunner
( Courtesy of Don &. John )

Gari F. King -- pilot
( through the help of his son, Gari F. King, Jr. )

Frank McKenna -- engineer-gunner
( Courtesy of Frank.)

Joseph A. Pape(dec.) -- navigator
( Courtesy of Joe. )

Chester R. ' Chet' Rogawski (dec.) -- bombardier
( Courtesy of Chet. )

Thomas F. Quinlan -- Operations Clerk / Chief
( Courtesy of Tom. )

Ed Schmiheini (dec.) -- armament
( Courtesy of Ed. )

-- 491st Bomb Squadron --

John F. Daley(dec.) -- radio/gunner
( Courtesy of John. )

William 'Bill' De Vries (dec.) -- engineering officer
( Courtesy of Bill. )

James L. Flanagan (dec.) -- pilot /Operations Officer
( Courtesy of Jim. )

Alphonse 'Al' Lodoveco -- armorer/gunner
( Courtesy of Al )

Robert C Pettingell (dec.) -- pilot
( through the help of his wife, Barbara Vatter - A.R.C. at Yankai, his son and grandson. )

Francis 'Ed' Strotman (dec.) -- engineer/gunner
( Courtesy of wife, Eleanor, and his sons, Tony & Tom, )

Walter R. 'Bud' Trent (dec.) -- pilot
(Courtesy of his son, John. )

Eugene T. Wozniak (dec.) -- armorer/gunner
(Courtesy of his nephew, Ken Easdon, dec. )

Frank W. Bates (dec.) -- crew chief
( Courtesy of his daughter. )

Miscellaneous