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George Richardson's unpublished Forgotten Force;


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