41-11615 Mona the Lame Duck

Mona the Lame Duck, serial number 41-11615, was one of the 23 HALPRO B-24s.  Her RCL was #20.

She was lost on her seventh mission.  It was a mission to Benghazi, July 23, 1942.  Williard Fountain and crew were on board.

There are no known photos of her.

Group      Date      A/C # and   Mission Target         Pilot

Mission #               letter

1    7  6/28/1942  20 N   Tobruk Libya                       Mark Mooty
2  12  7/  3/1942  20       Convoy Mediterranean        Walter Clark
3  14  7/  6/1942  20       Benghazi Libya                    Sam Oglesby
4  19  7/11/1942  20       Tobruk Libya                       George Uhrich
5  20  7/13/1942  20 N    Benghazi Libya                    Martin Walsh, Jr
6  28  7/21/1942  20       Suda Bay Crete                    Mark Mooty
7  30  7/23/1942  20 N    Benghazi Libya                    Willard Fountain


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.



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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


Born in Battle