„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 43-38938

43-38938

Delivered Hunter 15/10/44; Dow Fd 27/10/44; Assigned 482BG Alconbury 29/10/44; transferred 339BS/96BG [QJ-S] Snetterton 30/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 1/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 3/6/45; 237 BU Kirtland 8/1/46; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 7/2/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38935

43-38935

Delivered Lincoln 14/10/44; Dow Fd 26/10/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG [MZ-A] Snetterton 29/10/44; MIA Brandenburg 31/3/45 Pilot: Ed Murphy, Co-Pilot: John Allen, Navigator: Bob Tobakin, Bombardier: Ed Holy, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Gene Wojnowski, Radio Operator: Max Klein, Ball Turret Gunner: Ivor McKee, Waist Gunner: Dick Belgium. , Tail Gunner: Alex Prohoroff (9KIA); flak, crash-landed Fulda A/fd, Germany. MACR 13715.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30561

42-30561

Delivered Cheyenne 21/6/43; Biggs 3/7/43; Dalhart 17/7/43; with Lionel Sharikin crash landed base 16/7/43, rep; crashed 12 miles north of Moorland, OK with Ed Larrivee 18/8/43; Written off 20/8/43.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-39050

43-39050

Delivered Hunter 19/11/44; Dow Fd 2/12/44; Assigned 863BS/493BG Debach 4/12/44; Missing in Action Brunswick 3/3/45 with George Graff, Ray Goetschius, Paul Edmunds, Dwain Kantor, Bob Dawson, Cameron McKin (6 Prisoner of War); Bill Thomas, Bernie McGivern, Francis Mungavin (3 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Hildesheim, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 12886.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31901

42-31901

Delivered Denver 1/1/44; Kearney 13/1/44; Assigned: 369BS/306BG [WW-Y] Thurleigh 25/2/44; MIA Erding 24/4/44 Pilot: Bill Tarr, Co-Pilot: Ross Handy, Navigator: Olin Odom, Bombardier: Bert Krashes, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Georges Farkes, Radio Operator: Jack Cunningham, Ball Turret Gunner: Don Lively, Waist Gunner: Bill Simpson, Waist Gunner: John Moore, Tail Gunner: Bob Seaman, obs-Capt Shubel Owen, Gp Int. Off. (11POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Straubing, near Ingoldstadt, Germany. MACR 4284.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38973

43-38973

Delivered: Hunter 24/10/44; Dow Fd 1/11/44; Assigned: 422BS/305BG Chelveston 5/12/44; ex-Kassel 15/12/44 Pilot: Finis Harris, John Griffin, R.L. Mason, Laverne Ridge, Herschel McCoy, Cliff Melton, R.L. Buryy, Willie Barnes, Chas Nordland (9KIA); hit radio mast at Daventry, Nthants, in poor visibilty, crashed near Daventry, Northants, UK; Sal, MACR 149.