Kenneth DeLong Mission August 24, 1942

***MISSION #14

Mon. 8/24 & Tues. 8/2542 HOME BASE Lydda, Palestine

TARGET Tobruk. Libya

COMBAT FLYING HRS.--this mission 8:35 total tour 135:05

BRIEFING 1500 TAKE OFF 1930 LANDING 0405 (8/25)

CREW Lt. T. D. Brown PLANE NO. 17

BOMB LOAD 5-1000 lb. TARGET TIME 2345 BOMBING ALTITUDE 21000'

NO. OF PLANES Not shown (Group History shows 9-B24's over target)

BOMBING RESULTS Bomb run made in bright moonlight ... solid cloud cover over target area ... circled harbor, looking for an opening ... finally used anti-aircraft fire to locate target area and dropped bombs … unable to see results.

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