„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 42-39828 / Penny Ante

42-39828 / Penny Ante

Delivered Long Beach 12/9/43; Gr Island 1/10/43; ass 524BS/379BG [WA-B] Kimbolton 19/11/43; MIA Berlin 24/5/44 Pilot: Theo Kunda, Co-Pilot: Bob Burton, Navigator: Marvin Swift, Bombardier: Howard Evans, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Roy Pook, Ball Turret Gunner: Tony Tomaselli (6POW); Radio Operator: Leon Flatt, Waist Gunner: George Taylor, Tail Gunner: Russell Vinson (3KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed on farm at Finow, eight miles SW of Eberswalde, Germany. MACR 5320.

B-17 #42-39918 / Stormy Angel

42-39918 / Stormy Angel

Delivered Long Beach 8/10/43; Gr Island 8/11/43; ass 550BS/385BG Gt Ashfield 18/11/43; MIA Pas de Calais 2/6/44 Pilot: Roger Schock, Bombardier: John Brenish, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Wesley, Radio Operator: Ray Flora, Waist Gunner: Ralph Valvano, Tail Gunner: Bernard Solomon (6POW); Melvin Curry (KIA); Co-Pilot: Dick Ahlheim, Navigator: Emerson Branson, Ball Turret Gunner: Melvin Curry, Waist Gunner: John Connolly (4EVD); flak KOd #3, crashed Molineaux, NW of Elbeuf, Fr. MACR 5232.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6561

44-6561

Delivered Patterson 7/9/44; Grenier 9/10/44; Assigned 379BG Kimbolton 28/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 5/7/45; Sth Plains 19/7/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 21/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-40015

42-40015

Delivered Long Beach 4/11/43; Denver 7/11/43; Las Vegas 16/11/43; force landed 5 miles SE Kingman with Jack Dodd, 12/2/44; Written off 13/2/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31261

42-31261

Delivered Cheyenne 12/10/43; Las Vegas 24/10/43; 3022 BU Indian Springs 5/2/44; 3021 BU Las Vegas 22/2/44; 3018 BU Kingman 10/3/44; 3017 BU Hobbs 9/6/44; 4135 BU Hill Fd 13/8/44; 3017 BU Hobbs 1/9/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 11/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39947 / Chaquita

42-39947 / Chaquita

Delivered Long Beach 15/10/43; Gr Island 2/11/43; ass 364BS/305BG Chelveston 12/11/43; MIA Berlin 5/12/43 Pilot: Chas Todd, Ed Pfeiffer, Lloyd Olsen, Ray Colaizzi, Claud Taylor, Steve Payer, Tom Butler, Joe Vanderstelt, Chester Thompson (9KIA); flak, crashed Preikin, Germany. ‚; MACR 11040. CHIQUITA.