Fenton Butler crew was assigned to the 513th Squadron. There are no known photos of the crew. The men and their positions are:
OfficersButler, Fenton H.Ray, Raymond V.Birks, Donald W.Hickenbottom, Harold H.EnlistedSwanell, Edward F.Dolph, John D.Ostling, George B.McLaren, John J.Veselenak, Steve
Pilot, Dept 1092Co-pilot, Dept 1051Navigator, Dept 1034Bombardier, Dept 1035Radio Operator, Dept 757Ball Turret, Dept 612Nose Turret, Dept 611Tail Turret, Dept 611Top Turret, Dept 611
The crew was transferred to the 461st Bomb Group when the 376 was rotated stateside.
The website 376bg.org is NOT our site nor is it our endowment fund.
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.
Donate directly to the 376 Endowment
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My Trip to San Pancrazio
DATES: Sep 15-18, 2022
HOTEL: Wichita Marriott
9100 Corporate Hills Dr.
Click here to read about the reunion details.
The Other Doolittle Raid
The Broken Wings of Zlatibor
Three Crawford Brothers
Liberando: Reflections of a Reluctant Warrior
376th Bomb Group Mission History
The Last Liberator
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