Francis Marchese mission December 15, 1942

Dec. 14, 1942

Left Abu Sueir at 04:45 for advance base, landed 08:00

Stayed over night due to bad weather

T.F.T 3:15

Dec. 15, 1942

Left advance base at 11 :45 evacuate Sfax. Weather good over target. Bombed from 19,000'

Direct hits

Several around house put out of commission

ack ack 3 bursts

Landed a.b. at 21 :45 10hrs.

Dec. 16 1942

Took off at 07:45 for Abu Sueir Landed at 10:45

T.F.T. 16:15



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