41-11592 Draggin Lady

Draggin Lady, serial number 41-11592, was one of the 23 B-24s that left the United States as part of HALPRO.  Her RCL was #17.  She flew 33 missions.

Following the establishment of the 376th HBG, she was given the RCL of #37.  She was on her second mission as #37 wen she was lost.  It was November 15, 1942.


Photo from Alphonse Izzo


Photo from Allen Hopkins

Missions Flown


Group      Date      A/C # and   Mission Target         Pilot
Mission #               letter

  1   3   6/21/1942 17       Benghazi Libya                  Therman Brown
  2   4   6/24/1942 17       Benghazi Libya                  Therman Brown
  3   6   6/26/1942 17       Tobruk Libya                     Therman Brown
  4   7   6/28/1942 17 T    Tobruk Libya                     Therman Brown
  5 10   7/  2/1942 17 T    Tobruk Libya                     Therman Brown
  6 13   7/  4/1942 17 T    Benghazi Libya                  Therman Brown
  7 14   7/  6/1942 17 T    Benghazi Libya                  Walter Clark
  8 16   7/  8/1942 17 T    Benghazi Libya                  Therman Brown
  9 19   7/11/1942 17       Tobruk Libya                     Sam Oglesby
10 20   7/13/1942 17       Benghazi Libya                  Therman Brown
11 22   7/15/1942 17 T    Benghazi Libya                  Therman Brown
12 24   7/17/1942 17 T    Tobruk Libya                     George Uhrich
13 26   7/19/1942 17       Tobruk Libya                      Charles Blankenhorn
14 28   7/21/1942 17       Suda Bay Crete                   Therman Brown
15 30   7/23/1942 17 T    Benghazi Libya                   James Sibert
16 37   8/  1/1942 17 T    Convoy Mediterranean       John Wilkinson
17 40   8/24/1942 17       Tobruk Libya                     Therman Brown
18 41   8/27/1942 17       Convoy Mediterranean       George Uhrich
19 42   8/30/1942 17 T    Tobruk Libya                     Therman Brown
20 43   9/  1/1942 17 T    Canea Crete                       Sam Oglesby
21 44   9/  3/1942 17       Convoy Mediterranean       Therman Brown
22 45   9/  7/1942 17 T    Convoy Mediterranean       Martin Walsh, Jr
23 46   9/  9/1942 17 T    Tobruk Libya                      Delmar Rogers
24 48   9/13/1942 17       Benghazi Libya                   Therman Brown
25 49   9/16/1942 17 T    Benghazi Libya                   John Wilcox
26 51   9/27/1942 17 T    Benghazi Libya                   Sam Oglesby
27 52 10/  1/1942 17 T    Convoy Mediterranean       Max Fennell
28 53 10/  6/1942 17       Benghazi Libya                   John Toomey
29 58 10/16/1942 17       Benghazi Libya                   Therman Brown
30 63 10/26/1942 17 T    Convoy Mediterranean        Edward Crouchley
31 66 10/30/1942 17 T    Maleme Crete                     Therman Brown
32 67 11/  1/1942 17       Maleme Crete                     William Dwyer
33 69 11/  4/1942 17 Y    Benghazi Libya                   Therman Brown
34 73 11/11/1942 37 T    Benghazi Libya                   Therman Brown
35 75 11/15/1942 37 T    Tobruk Libya                      John Wilcox

Liberandos Patch

376 ARCHIVES

At the 2017 reunion, the board approved the donation of our archives to the Briscoe Center for American History, located on the University of Texas - Austin campus.

Click here to go to their main website.

Also, the board approved a $5,000 donation to add to Ed Clendenin's $20,000 donation in the memory of his father. Together, these funds begin an endowment for the preservation of the 376 archives.

2018 REUNION

DATES :  TBD

CITY : Dayton, Ohio

HOTEL: TBD

2018 reunion details


previous reunions

For Sale

The Other Doolittle Raid


The Liberandos


Three Crawford Brothers


Liberando: Reflections of a Reluctant Warrior


376th Bomb Group Mission History


The Last Liberator


Full Circle


Shadows of Wings


Ten Men, A "Flying Boxcar," and A War


I Survived Ploesti


A Measure of Life


Shot Down In Yugoslavia


Stories of My Life


Attack


Born in Battle