Walter Mader crew

Walter Mader crew was assigned to the 515th Squadron.

The Crew members in the photograph are: 1st Lt. Walter W. Mader - Pilot, 2nd Lt. William P. Dever - Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt. Peter C. Constandy - Navigator, 2nd Lt. William G. Orth - Bombardier, T/Sgt. Buford T. Johnson - Engineer, T/Sgt. Maurice R. Kerman - Radio Operator (Back row, third from left), S/Sgt. James L. Shaw- Gunner, S/Sgt. Otis R. Swift - Gunner, S/Sgt. Lucien Daoust - Gunner, S/Sgt. George E. Dixon - Gunner.

The aircraft MARY ELLEN (#42-50960), piloted by Walter Mader was shot down on November 11th, 1944. This was the 362nd mission for the group to the Mezzocorona, Italy - Adije River Bridge. 

Liberandos Patch


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