Dana Reed crew

Dana Reed crew was assigned to the 515th Squadron.

Standing: Navigator (Joseph Sekerak), Co-Pilot (John Donovon), Pilot (Dana Reed), Bombardier (Maxwell Quartner).

Front row: Assistant Engineer, Assistant Armorer, Armorer, Assistant Radio Operator, Radio Operator (Harold Tyrrell), Engineer (Joseph Chaty). Position assignments of Lloyd Beckel, Berwyn Nicholas, Henry Cichoracki, and James Sanden not known.

This crew was flying mission 362 on 11/11/44 to Mezzocorona, Italy when the aircraft ditched in the Adriatic Sea due to weather. 1st Lt. Dana Reed (Mass.), 2nd Lt. Maxwell (Mackie) Quartner, John Donovan (Penn,) and Anthony F. Burns (N.C.). Listed as MIA. 

Tomas Aybar was the camera/gunner on this mission.

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