Raymond Morel crew

Raymond Morel crew was assigned to the 513th Squadron.

Photo was taken February 1944 before heading overseas. The crew joined the 513th February 23, 1944.

Back row: T/Sgt. James S. Maize - Engineer, S/Sgt. Russel F. Ward - Assistant Engineer, S/Sgt. Richard D. Vandayburg - Nose gunner, T.Sgt. Peter Riverso - Radio Operator, S/Sgt. Tilleman Staggs - Tail Gunner, S.Sgt. Loy M. Sanderson - Ball Turret Gunner.

Front row: 2nd Lt. George W. Crawford - Co-Pilot, 2nd. Lt. Raymond E. Morel - Pilot, 2nd Lt. William M. Neil - Bombardier, 2nd. Lt. Raymond P. Hoyt - Navigator.

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