Jess McChesney crew

Jess McChesney crew was assigned to the 513th Squadron.  The above photo was taken from Jess McChesney's find-a-grave page. The caption reads:

"This is the crew Capt McChesney flew with in Africa and Italy during WW 2. They flew 50 missions, including the raids on the oil refineries at Ploesti."

While their specific location in the photo is not known, the men and their positions are:

Officers
McChesney, Jess M.
Bausch, Edwin J.
Dorey, Ralph P.
McCaulley, Richard R.

Enlisted
Pousson, Milfred J.
Ward, Jr., John R.
Miske, Bernard A.
Tibbetts, Charles E.
Kiker, William A.
Blecher, Jr., Walter T.


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Pilot, Dept 1024
Co-pilot, Dept 1024
Navigator, Dept 1034
Bombardier, Dept 1035


Engineer, Dept 748
Radio Operator, Dept 757
Waist Gunner, Dept 612
Ball Turret, Dept 612
Nose Turret, Dept 612
Tail Turret, Dept 612

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