41-11600 Eager Beaver

Eager Beaver, serial number 41-11600, was one of the 23 HALPRO B-24s.  Her RCL was #7.  She was on the first HALPRO mission to the Ploesti oilfields on June 12, 1942.

She was on her 13th mission, when she was lost on the July 13, 1942 mission to Benghazi, Libya.

Missions Flown

Group      Date      A/C # and   Mission Target         Pilot

Mission #               letter

  1   1 6/12/1942 7          Polesti Romania                    Charles Brown, Jr
  2   3 6/21/1942 7          Benghazi Libya                      Charles Brown, Jr
  3   4 6/24/1942 7          Benghazi Libya                      Charles Brown, Jr
  4   5 6/25/1942 7          Tobruk Libya                         Alfred Kalberer
  5   6 6/26/1942 7          Tobruk Libya                         Charles Brown, Jr
  6   7 6/28/1942 7          Tobruk Libya                         Charles Brown, Jr
  7   8 6/29/1942 7 F       Tobruk Libya                         Charles Brown, Jr
  8 10 7/  2/1942 7          Tobruk Libya                         Charles Brown, Jr
  9 13 7/  4/1942 7 F        Benghazi Libya                     Mark Mooty
10 14 7/  6/1942 7 F        Benghazi Libya                     Martin Walsh, Jr
11 18 7/  9/1942 7 M       Convoy Mediterranean          Martin Walsh, Jr
12 19 7/11/1942 7          Tobruk Libya                         Charles Brown, Jr
13 20 7/13/1942 7          Benghazi Libya                      Charles Brown, Jr

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.

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.

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2019 River Cruise

2018 REUNION

DATES : Sep 13-16

CITY : Dayton, Ohio

HOTEL: Crowne Plaza

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