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

Personal mementoes
from the collections of our
Veterans




Photo of a "gung ho" B-25 crew taken at Hunter Field, GA, in the fall of 1944 before they departed the states. Enroute orders sent them to the C-B-I theater, they were assigned to the 490th after arriving at Moran, India.
Kneeling, l. to r.; Bob Dowdy, Bom/Nav; Harold Ludeman, Co-Pilot; Val Verutti, Pilot;
Standing, l. to r.; Bruce Webster, R-G; John Bryant, E-G; Bruce Schweinbraten, A-G

(Courtesy of John Bryant - 490th Bomb Squadron )



"Bitch's Sister", a damaged B-24 photographed on the Kungming flight line.
( Courtesy of Eugene Welch - Engineering, Detachment 1 )



Four shark-nosed P-40s on the Kunming flight line, 1944.
( Courtesy of Eugene Welch - Engineering, Detachment 1 )



We need your help in identifying the people and places in the following three images. If you recognize them please email us!


Yes, we know he was assigned to the CBI!   <grin>
But who is he, and where?

('Ed' Strotman Collection - 491st Bomb Squadron )