„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 42-30936

42-30936

Delivered Cheyenne 23/8/43; to Hendricks with Chas Metzger 6/10/43 force landed Porto Gordo, FL; 2126 BU Laredo 3/9/44; 3018 BU Kingman 9/10/44; 2126 BU Laredo 12/10/44; Recl Comp 13/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8432

44-8432

Delivered Lincoln 15/9/44; Albuquerque 19/9/44; Grenier 16/10/44; Assigned 729BS/452DG Deopham Green 25/1/45; landing accident with Henry Althaus 4/5/45; Returned to the USA Morrison 24/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 8/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29766 / Black Heart

42-29766 / Black Heart

Delivered Cheyenne 15/2/43; Walker 27/2/43; Salina 11/3/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned: 339BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 20/4/43; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; battle damage Kiel 13/6/43 Pilot: Jim Attaway, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Huff, Radio Operator: Bob Woods, Ball Turret Gunner: John Cangles, Tail Gunner: John Trujillo, rest unknown (9RTD) ; Waist Gunner: Espero Paubionsky (KIA); suffered fighter attacks Salvaged. 19/6/43. BLACK HEART.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29743

42-29743

Delivered Denver 11/2/43; Gt Falls 16/2/43; Walla Walla 22/2/43; Redmond 15/8/43; Tinker 18/11/43; with Bill Smith force landed Dorpumfeld, 17 miles W of Lakeland, FL 5/1/44; with Bob Hoskins force landed Drew 21/5/44; with Merle Johnson force landed Drew 5/7/44; 327 BU Drew 21/11/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 4/9/45.

B-17 #42-107039 / Ice Cold Katy

42-107039 / Ice Cold Katy

Delivered Tulsa 3/2/44; Grenier 27/2/44; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-M] Deenethorpe 23/3/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 13/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 28/11/45. ICE COLD KATY.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31103 / Pegasus, Too

42-31103 / Pegasus, Too

Delivered Cheyenne 20/9/43; Gr Island 5/10/43; Assigned: 563BS/388BG Knettishall 26/10/43; MIA Brunswick 23/3/44 Pilot: Lloyd Wilson, Co-Pilot: Chas Coleman, Bombardier: John Markert, Radio Operator: Francis Seibel, Ball Turret Gunner: Ed Shaw, Waist Gunner: Claud Dearmond, Waist Gunner: Guadalupe Sandoval (7KIA); Navigator: Bill Watts, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Edwin Hessler, Tail Gunner: Chas Gregory (3POW); col with Enemy aircraft, crashed Steyerberg, nine miles SW of Nienburg, Germany. MACR 3594. PEGASUS, TOO.