„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 44-8926

44-8926

Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/45; Hunter 3/3/45; Grenier 27/3/45; Assigned 487BG Lavenham 23/4/45; Returned to the USA Charleston 26/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 8/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8928

44-8928

Delivered Cheyenne 12/2/45; Hunter 5/3/45; Grenier 23/3/45; Assigned 388BG Knettishall 25/3/45; Returned to the USA Morrison 27/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 28/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 40-2067

40-2067

Delivered Salt Lake City 13-Feb-41; Albuquerque 1-Oct-41; Assigned 19BG Clark Field 2-Nov-41; strafed and destroyed at Clark Field 8-Dec-42. Salvaged. Never served in the UK.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29703 / Kathy Jane

42-29703 / Kathy Jane

Delivered Cheyenne 7/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-A] Alconbury 8/4/43; Framlingham 12/5/43; 4m, transferred 544BS/384BG [SU-E] Grafton Underwood 10/7/43; 2 Base Air Depot, Lt Staughton 5/4/44; Returned to the USA 6/5/44; Tinker 6/6/44; Recl Comp 9/2/45. KATHY JANE.

B-17 #42-29606 / Butch aka Toots

42-29606 / Butch aka Toots

Delivered Cheyenne 18/1/43; Salina 9/2/43; Morrison 10/3/43; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-M] Molesworth 6/4/43; Missing in Action Hamburg 25/7/43 with Capt John Van Wie, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Albert Hlebasko, Ball turret gunner: Gene Morton, Waist gunner: Theo Swanson (4 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Jim Walsh, Navigator: Paul Blank, Bombardier: Bob Taylor, Radio Operator: Bob Noll, Waist gunner: Ben Spring{later repatriated},Tail gunner: Bob Bridges (6 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Retwischof, S of Bad Oldesloe, SW of Lubeck, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 91.TOOTS – BUTCH.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102505 / Odd Ball aka Double In Brass

42-102505 / Odd Ball aka Double In Brass

Delivered Cheyenne 9/3/44; Billings 16/3/43; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 1/4/44; slated 398BG, Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-A] Horham 8/4/44; 21m, transferred 571BS/390BG [FC-X] Framlingham 1/6/44 ODD BALL; Waist gunner: Bob Kincaid (Killed in Action) on mission to Paris-St-Ouen 22/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 5/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 10/12/45. DOUBLE IN BRASS.