Robert N. McLean, Jr. Mission on July 19, 1944

July 19, 1944 – Wednesday

“Beer Hall Putsched”

Mission #32,33 – target – air component works at Munich in Germany.  Takeoff 0645 Landing 1515 (0830) Total combat hours (176:25) Load 6000 (6-1000) Remarks:

1)     The entire 15th Air Force bombed targets in and around Munich

2)     Flak encountered enroute and during the return.  Heavy flak at Munich, but inaccurate.

3)     Fighters in area were engaged by our escort

4)     Casualties none

5)     Statistics – total bomb tonnage (117,800 lbs)(58.9 tons)


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.

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.

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2019 River Cruise


DATES : Sep 13-16

CITY : Dayton, Ohio

HOTEL: Crowne Plaza

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