Kermit Pete (Pete) Hansen

Kermit Pete (Pete) Hansen was the navigator on the Donaldson Hurd crew.

Pete wrote a memoir about his life, his time with the 376, and life as a POW.  They are presented in the following 6 parts.

Click here to read part 1 - In the beginning

Click here to read part 2 - The War Years

Click here to read part 3 - August 16, 1943

Click here to read part 4 - Life as a POW

Click here to read part 5 - Freedom

Click here to read part 6 - Civilian Life


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.



CITY : Dayton, Ohio


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


Born in Battle