Joseph J. Bitzer, Mission March 9, 1945

On the 9th we're to fly across the Adriatic Sea to northern Yugos1avia, the Maribor locomotive depot. At times at our early morning briefing, the Colonel would remind us that "Axis Sally” had announced that she knew where we were going that day and exactly when. "Axis Sally" was the gal we heard on radio occasionally telling us from Germany that our girl-friends back home were dating someone else, so we should just quit and go home. The Colonel wanted us to know that somehow she was getting this information, or making good guesses, but not to worry. So we laughed it off. Anyway, it’s a bit different flying over all that water. Just in case you must land somewhere, it will take a while to get to either side of the Adriatic and dry land. But we made it

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