James Counsilman crew

James Counsilman crew was assigned to the 512th squadron.  There are no known photos of the crew while with the 376th.  However, a picture has surfaced when the crew was transferred to the 455th Group in April 1945. 

The men and their positions are:

Back row, L to R:
Skotleski, Leonard S.
Sagarese, Emil R.
Gibbs, Robert I.
Johnson, Donald W.
Holler, Henry T.

Front row, L to R:
Counsilman, James E.
Pittman, Raymond L.
Casey, William H.
Mortillaro, Louis F.

not pictured
Waitzman, Donald A.




Nose Turret, Dept 611
Tail Turret, Dept 611
Radio Operator, Dept 757
Engineer, Dept 748
Top Turret, Dept 611

Pilot, Dept 1092
Navigator, Dept 1034
Co-pilot, Dept 1022
Ball Turret, Dept 612



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

To read about other endowment donation options, click here.

My Trip to San Pancrazio

October 2019

2019 River Cruise

The 2020 reunion has been postponed to September 2021. It will be at the same hotel.

DATES: Sep 9->12, 2021

CITY:Albuquerque, NM

HOTEL: Sheraton Uptown

2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87110

previous reunions

For Sale

The Other Doolittle Raid

The Broken Wings of Zlatibor

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