Kenneth DeLong Mission November 11, 1942

MISSION #24

DATE Wed 11/11/42 (Armistice Day)

COMBAT FLYING HRS 9:45 (Total tour 234:35)

TARGET Convoy N. E. of Benghazi. Libya HOME BASE Abu Sueir, Egypt

BRIEFING 0600 TAKE OFF 0715 LANDING 1700

CREW Capt. T. D. Brown PLANE NO. 11

BOMB LOAD 6-1000 lb TARGET TIME 1230 BOMBING ALTITUDE 19000'

NO. OF PLANES not shown

BOMBING RESULTS--Saw many hits and near misses on what appeared to be a troop ship. It began listing and stopped.

ENEMY ACTION--Observed 4 fighter aircraft over ship;they did not come up to attack.

OTHER REMARKS--Flew by Benghazi on way to target and saw ship burning fiercely in harbor(tanker). Spent 4 hours under oxygen.

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