John Kerl crew

John Kerl crew was assigned to the 512th Squadron.  There are no known photos of the crew.  The men and their positions are:

Officers
Kerl, John I.                                       742585    Pilot
Purdy, R. B.                                                       Co-pilot
Colarelli, Alfonso T.                          673055    Navigator
Kirkwood, Samuel M.                        679630    Bombardier

Enlisted
Binily, J. K.                                                            Radio Operator
Tuft, H. A.                                                            Gunner
Judd, Jr., Kermit R.                            13033249    Armorer
Long, Lester W.                                 33238097    Engineer
Jenkins, Martin E.                              13098571    Ball Turret
Roscher, Harold (NMI)                       12180954    Ball Turret

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