Alfred Kalberer crew

Alfred F. Kalberer crew ferried HALPRO B-24 Ole Faithful overseas.  There is no known photo of the passengers and crew.  Their names were:

Pilot                             Capt. Alfred F. 'Kal' Kalberer

Co-Pilot                       2/Lt. Richard L. 'Dusty' Rhoades

Nav./Bomb.                  1/Lt. Francis Bernie 'Beaver' Rang

Engineer                       S/Sgt. Lacey A. Whitley

Radio Op.                     Sgt. Anderson T. 'Sleepy' Patrick

Armorer                       Corp. Robert J. Coutre

Gunner                         Cpl. James R. Peterson

Passengers                   Col. Harry A. Halverson

                                    1/Lt. Arthur L. Cox

                                    T/Sgt. Carl W. Edwards

Note:  The nicknames come from various diaries including:

George Richardson's unpublished Forgotten Force;

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