Joseph Bitzer crew was assigned to the 513th Squadron. There are no known photos of the crew. The men and their positions are:
OfficersBitzer, Joseph J.Carson, John A.Northcutt, Royce D.EnlistedFlowers, Edwin R.Szymanowicz, Joseph C.Pruet, Benton J.Fusco, James G.Tirpak, Daniel H.Smith, Robert W.
Pilot, Dept 1092Copilot, Dept 1022Navigator, Dept 1034Engineer, Dept 748Radio Operator, Dept 757Ball Turret, Dept 612Top Turret, Dept 611Nose Turret, Dept 611Tail Turret, Dept 611
The crew was transferred to the 456th Bomb Group when the 376th rotated stateside.
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.
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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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CITY : Dayton, Ohio
HOTEL: TBD2018 reunion details
The Other Doolittle Raid
Three Crawford Brothers
Liberando: Reflections of a Reluctant Warrior
376th Bomb Group Mission History
The Last Liberator
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