41-11779, no 41, Lil Abner

41-11779 was transferred from the 98th Bomb Group.  The first picture shows her prior to being assigned group number 41.  She shows 15 mission marks.  The second picture si right after the Group number 42 was painted on her.

She met her end on Dec 19, 1943.

Photo from Edward Lethcoe

photo from Alan Griffith

Photo from Warren Grigg

According to the date noted, this photo was taken after the crash landing shown below.  She shows 55 mission marks and 2 fighters.


This is an image from the Ivan Dimitri collection.  Click here to see the full size image.


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