Leonard J. Deranleau

Leonard J. Deranleau was a gunner in the William Shannon crew. They were in the 513 squadron.

The above image came from his FInd-a-grave web page.

Leonard wrote abut his experiences in a book titled "Memories of an aerial gunner and former P.O.W. #2272"  A copy was donated to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.  Click here to go to page 1 of that narrative.

In the this narrative, he wrote about his missions.  Click on a date to read about that mission:

February 4, 1944

February 20, 1944

February 22, 1944

February 23, 1944

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