John Palm crew

John Palm crew was assigned to the 512th Squadron.  There are no known photos of the crew. 

The crew was flying the B-24 "Brewery Wagon" on the August 1, 1943 Operation Tidalwave, the low level raid on the Ploesti oilfields.  The plane was shot down by fighters.

The crew members were:

Palm, John D.               666805    Pilot
Love, William F.            735410    Copilot
Wright, William M.        794189    Navigator
Stickler, Lawrence R.    733111    Bombardier

Reckinson, Alexander P.    35284867    Engineer
Block, Harold (NMI)            12039839    Radio
Robertson, Dallas A.          35490909    Gunner
Thompson, William E.        14081874    Gunner
Chastain, Austin D.            37222013    Gunner
Snyder, Clay E.                   35213797    Ball Turret

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