„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 42-30124

42-30124

Delivered Cheyenne 15/4/43; Ft Sumner 21/4/43; Hobbs 6/5/43; 3017 BU Hobbs 8/11/44; with Lou Gallagher force landed a mile short of Hobbs Aux Fd 27/4/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 9/10/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6985

44-6985

Delivered Hunter 8/1/45; Grenier 19/1/45; Assigned 463BG Celone 7/2/45; Returned to the USA 2/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 12/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37871 / Uninvited

42-37871 / Uninvited

Delivered Denver 25/9/43; Harvard 13/10/43; ass 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 25/11/43; Scrapped: Kingman 8/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31571

42-31571

Delivered Denver 20/11/43; Gt Falls 28/11/43; Cheyenne 12/12/43; Kearney 19/12/43; Morrison 3/1/44; Assigned 342BS/97BG 12/1/44; Missing in Action Piombino, It. 28/4/44 with 1Lt Tom W Curlin, 2Lt Ralph C Pitts Jr, 2Lt John R Ketchum, 2Lt Richard W Giberson, T/Sgt Arthur S Bragg, T/Sgt Clarence H Karnopp, S/Sgt Louis B Malc, S/Sgt Ferdinand F Lakat, S/Sgt Horace Byington, Sgt Morris D Edward; flak, crashed San Angelo; MACR 4527.

B-17 #43-38583

43-38583

Delivered Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 7/9/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned: 360BS/303BG [PU-H] Molesworth 20/9/44; 748BS/457BG [C] Glatton 21/9/44; following Bohlen raid 30/11/44 Pilot: ‚ forced landing Belgium. ium, rep & returned; MIA Sterkrade 22/1/45 w/Art Jellinek, Co-Pilot: Jim Christy, Navigator: Jack Dressler, Bombardier: Joe Farrow, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Frank Conti, Radio Operator: Harry Jolly, Ball Turret Gunner: Harley Ernest, Waist Gunner: Karl Lambertson, Tail Gunner: Ken Beattie (9POW); flak, crashed Westladbergen, Germany. ; MACR 11828. JACKIE.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38553 / Shack N Lady

43-38553 / Shack N Lady

Delivered Cheyenne 16/8/44; Lincoln 28/8/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned 548BS/385BG [GX-T] Gt Ashfield 20/9/44; 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 9/12/45. SHACK ‚N LADY.