A. Warren Pearson Mission December 17, 1944

December 17, 1944     14th Sortie     (Double)

Salzburg, Austria - Marshalling yards

8- 500 lb. bombs - 2 bobby trap delayed action

Bombed at 24,300 ft. visually

Had 28 direct hits in yards. I thought we would sneak aver target, but they opened up over target. Flak heavy and very accurate.

Had one hole in ship. Had trouble with my oxygen that day.

57 B-24's with 65 P-38's as escort. P-38’s strafed that day and knocked out locomotives and railroad cars and one trolley car. Flak guns were in mountains-- had rail cars moved out of yards.

Temp. -31 degrees F.


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