„Das beste Kampfflugzeug, das jemals gebaut wurde. Sie konnte die meisten Schäden verkraften und blieb immer noch in der Luft.“
General Ira C. Eaker

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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31617

42-31617

Delivered Cheyenne 27/11/43; Kansas City 7/12/43; Scott Fd 8/12/43; Dayton 9/12/43; Wright Fd 15/12/43; Kearney 19/12/43; Oklahoma City 10/1/44; Kearney 15/1/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG [QJ- ] Snetterton 29/1/44; MIA Brunswick 10/2/44 Pilot: Bob Scott, Co-Pilot: Lloyd Jeter, Navigator: Gene Clutts, Bombardier: Rich Missett, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vic Schultz, Radio Operator: John McKernan, Ball Turret Gunner: Glen Tiffany, Waist Gunner: Reinhardt Orsinger, Waist Gunner: Lou Sastri, Tail Gunner: Ken Hugo (10POW); Enemy aircraft ‚, no information ever materialsied. MACR 2373.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-32079 / Jayhawk aka Delayed Lady II

42-32079 / Jayhawk aka Delayed Lady II

Delivered Cheyenne 21/1/44; Kearney 15/2/44; Grenier 25/3/44; Presque Is 28/3/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [B] Glatton 9/6/44 JAYHAWK; MIA Osnabruck 26/9/44 Pilot: Carl Gooch, Rupert Phipps, Clem Kelsey, Tom Angott (4EVD); Radio Operator: Wilbur Parker, togg-Don Reilly (2KIA); John Quillin, Alex McDermott, Lee Chermack (3POW); flak, crashed Lisse, Hol; MACR 9419. DELAYED LADY II.

B-17 #43-37874 / Georgia Peach

43-37874 / Georgia Peach

Delivered Cheyenne 31/5/44; Kearney 9/6/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-W] Nuthampstead 15/7/44; Missing in Action 27/9/44 with Cucco, AOC 28/9/44; re-ass 24/11/44; Missing in Action 30/11/44 with Gonzales & Scott, then AOC, re-ass 17/12/44; Missing in Action 13/1/45 with Curtis, AOC 15/1/45, re-ass 16/2/45; Missing in Action 8/3/45 wStarkey, AOC A-92 9/3/45, re-ass 29/3/45; RAF Valley 1/6/45, Returned to the USA Bradley 6/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 22/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 13/12/45. GEORGIA PEACH.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38620

43-38620

Delivered Cheyenne 25/8/44; Hunter 3/9/44; Dow Fd 10/9/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-F] Nuthampstead 17/10/44; repaired Missing in Action 22/3/45 with Green, AOC 23/3/45; re-ass from 2 SAD Abbotts Ripton 12/5/45; RAF Valley 2/6/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 2/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6831

44-6831

Delivered Hunter 23/11/44; Grenier 6/12/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG Glatton 5/1/45; Missing in Action Nordstern 16/3/45 with Roland Brazier, Alvin Hazlett, Bill Diehl, Stan Murray (4 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Bill Freeman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Walt Klimoff, Ball turret gunner: Bill Conner, Waist gunner: Dan Hockberg,Tail gunner: Stan Swanson, roCM-Dick Trapp (6 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Rauxel, Ger?; Missing Air Crew Report 12437.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38772 / Sweet Freda

43-38772 / Sweet Freda

Delivered Lincoln 19/9/44; Grenier 22/10/44; Assigned 94BG Rougham 29/10/44 VOX POP; transferred 324BS/91BG [DF-P] Bassingbourn 2/12/44; {47+m} Returned to the USA Bradley 31/5/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 3/6/45; 237 BU Kirtland 25/12/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 7/2/46. SWEET FREDA.