Raymond Morel crew

Raymond Morel crew was assigned to the 513th Squadron.

Photo was taken February 1944 before heading overseas. The crew joined the 513th February 23, 1944.

Back row: T/Sgt. James S. Maize - Engineer, S/Sgt. Russel F. Ward - Assistant Engineer, S/Sgt. Richard D. Vandayburg - Nose gunner, T.Sgt. Peter Riverso - Radio Operator, S/Sgt. Tilleman Staggs - Tail Gunner, S.Sgt. Loy M. Sanderson - Ball Turret Gunner.

Front row: 2nd Lt. George W. Crawford - Co-Pilot, 2nd. Lt. Raymond E. Morel - Pilot, 2nd Lt. William M. Neil - Bombardier, 2nd. Lt. Raymond P. Hoyt - Navigator.

Liberandos Patch


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.

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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