Charles L. Hobbs

Charles L. Hobbs was a pilot. he and his crew were with the 513th Squadron.

His daughter, Colleen, has created a web site to honor his service.  Clink on the following link to visit her site:

Charles L. Hobbs

42-40209, no. 55, Wild Wolf

Missions Flown

Missions as Pilot

Mission
#      Date       Group  AC_serial    AC NIckname       Target
                         RCL    Num.

  1   5/  1/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Reggio Italy
  2   5/  4/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Reggio Italy
  3   5/  6/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Reggio Italy
  4   5/  9/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Messina Sicily
  5   5/11/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Catania Sicily
  6   5/13/1943  ?          ?                ?                              Augusta Sicily
  7   5/21/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            San Giovanni Italy
  8   5/30/1943 49          ?               ?                             Foggia Italy
  9   6/  4/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Grottaglie Italy
10   6/  6/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Reggio Italy
11   6/13/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Gerbini A/D Sicily
12   6/19/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            San Giovanni Italy
13   6/24/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Salonika Greece
14   6/27/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Kalamaki A/D Greece
15   7/  5/1943 53   42-40110   Pink Lady                     Messina Sicily
16   7/  8/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Catania Sicily
17   7/14/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Messina Sicily
18   7/16/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Bari Italy
19   8/  1/1943 42   41-11916   Tangerine                    Polesti Romania
20   8/13/1943 42   41-11916   Tangerine                    Weiner Austria
21   8/16/1943 42   41-11916   Tangerine                    Foggia Italy
22   8/23/1943 54   42-40317   Barrel House Bessie      Bari Italy
23   8/25/1943 41   41-11779   Lil Abner                      Foggia Italy
24   8/28/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Taranto Italy
25   8/31/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Pescara Italy
26   9/  3/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Sulmona Italy
27   9/12/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Maritza A/D Greece
28   9/17/1943 48   42-40656   Elsie                            Pescara Italy
29   9/20/1943 55   42-40209   Wild Wolf (The)            Pescara Italy
30   9/22/1943 88   42-40319   Yankee Rebel /            Eleusis Greece
31 10/  1/1943 51   41-24032   Let's Go                       Weiner Austria
32 10/  4/1943 54   42-40317   Barrel House Bessie     Tatoi A/D Greece
33 10/  5/1943 54   42-40317   Barrel House Bessie     Eleusis Greece
34 10/  7/1943 44   42-72772   ----                            Maritza A/D Greece
35 10/  8/1943 44   42-72772   ----                            Kastelli Crete
36 10/10/1943 40   42-40315   Wolf Pack (The)            Calato A/D Greece
37 10/30/1943 56   42-72855   Pappy Yokum               Genoa Italy
38 11/24/1943 40          ?           Hairless Joe                 Sofia Bulgaria
39 11/28/1943 57          ?                ?                             Dogna Tunnel Italy

Missions as Observer

Mission
#      Date       Group  AC_serial    AC NIckname       Target        Pilot
                         RCL    Num.

  1   7/11/1943  ?     42-40664   Teggie Anne   Reggio Italy  Donaldson Hurd

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