„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 43-39016

43-39016

Delivered Lincoln 9/11/44; Grenier 3/12/44; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-A] Kimbolton 6/12/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 11/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 12/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 17/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29963 / Judy

42-29963 / Judy

Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/43; Walla Walla 28/3/43; Metropolitan 13/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned 527BS/379BG [FO-I] Kimbolton 11/6/43; Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 30/12/43 with Pilot Glenn E. Camp Jr (EVD-POW); Navigator: Jarvis H. Cooper (EVD-POW); Co-pilot: Joseph F. Fitzgerald (KIA); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Richard R. Giersch (KIA); Ball turret gunner: Marcus C. Pierce (KIA); Tail gunner: Robert E. Cross (KIA); Bombardier: Edward J. Donaldson (EVD); Radio Operator: Milton J. Mills Jr (EVD); Left Waist gunner: Neelan B. Parker (EVD), Right Waist gunner: Douglas J. Farr (EVD); flak and enemy fighters, crashed between Ully-Saint-Georges and La Chapelle-Saint-Pierre, Oise, France. Missing Air Crew Report 1977. JUDY.

B-17 #42-31114 / Prowlin‘ Tom

42-31114 / Prowlin‘ Tom

Delivered Cheyenne 21/9/43; Gr Island 6/10/43; Assigned: 568BS/390BG [BI-G] Framlingham 25/10/43; MIA Orleans 8/6/44 Pilot: Edwin Sechrist, Navigator: Vital Turmenne, tog-S/Sgt Henry Wilson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Merrill Caldwell, Radio Operator: Lou Lewis, Ball Turret Gunner: Wendell Oge, Waist Gunner: Bob Tucker, Waist Gunner: Mike Ruta (8EVD); Co-Pilot: Jim Duncan (POW); Tail Gunner: Dave Helps (KIA); flak, crashed Maissemy, six miles NW of St Quentin, Fr. MACR 5479. PROWLIN‘ TOM.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31641

42-31641

Delivered Denver 1/12/43; Paine 4/12/43; Billings 7/12/43; Denver 10/12/43; Tulsa 20/1/44; Sebring 21/1/44; 3502 BU Chanute 17/11/44; 2137 BU Hendricks 18/11/44; 119 BU Morris 12/2/45; 2137 BU Hendricks 24/2/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 9/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24628

41-24628

Delivered Cheyenne 1/9/42; Wayne Co. 2/11/42; West Palm Beach 15/12/42; Assigned Blot 12AF 12/1/43; Written off 8/7/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24627

41-24627

Delivered Geiger 1/9/42; crashed 20 miles SE Enterprise, OR with Richard Pinneo 10/9/42; it object in flight ?, possible bird flock; Written off by 345 Sub Dep. Walla Walla 25/3/43.