„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 43-38785

43-38785

Delivered Lincoln 21/9/44; Dow 7/10/44; Assigned: 385BG Gt Ashfield 18/10/44; Returned to US: Bradley 25/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 28/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 8/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38743

43-38743

Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Assigned 550BS/385BG [SG-C] Gt Ashfield 1/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 25/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 27/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 16/11/45.

B-17 #43-38750 / Tu Yung Tu

43-38750 / Tu Yung Tu

Delivered: Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Assigned: 544BS/384BG [SU-D] Grafton Underwood 16/10/44; crash: takeoff for Kassel 4/12/44 Pilot: Pete Frelman, crashed Deenethorpe, Nthants, UK; Salvaged. TU YUNG TU.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31487

42-31487

Delivered Cheyenne 11/11/43; slated 401BG, crashed Gt Falls, MT. 6/12/43; Written off.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38164 / Virginia Lee

42-38164 / Virginia Lee

Delivered Cheyenne 3/1/44; Gr Island 16/1/44; ass 709BS/447BG Rattlesden 6/2/44; MIA Brux 12/5/44 Pilot: Capt Wayne Larson, Co-Pilot: Maj Bill Brown, Navigator: Randolph Carless, Bombardier: Don Wilson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Mike Brebenar, Radio Operator: Howard Quain, Ball Turret Gunner: Dale Hale, Waist Gunner: Guido DeSalvo, Waist Gunner: Fred Lehman, Tail Gunner: Lt Craig Kellogg (10POW); Enemy aircraft caused much damage, crash-landed Angolsheim, near Neuf-Brisach, Fr, 12 miles SE Colmar, Germany. MACR 4767. VIRGINIA LEE.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97573

42-97573

Delivered Cheyenne 24/12/43; Dalhart 24/1/44; Kearney 23/2/44; Omaha 2/3/44; Patterson 12/3/44; Grenier 14/3/44; Assigned: 545BS/384BG [JD-Q] Grafton Underwood 15/4/44; MIA Krzesinski 29/5/44 Pilot: Mark Moore, Co-Pilot: Cliff Sullivan, Navigator: Art Michel, Bombardier: Ralph Dilley, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Kunce, Radio Operator: Jim Flaherty, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Rood, Waist Gunner: Ken Wyatt, Tail Gunner: John Kennedy (9POW); flak, crashed Korngut, three miles SW of Graetz, Germany. MACR 5318.