„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 42-102760

42-102760

Delivered Rapid City 1/4/44; 231 BU Pierre 5/1/45; 224 BU Sioux City 10/1/45; 222 BU Ardmore 13/6/45; 332 BU Ardmore 16/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 19/8/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31089 / Carolyne

42-31089 / Carolyne

Delivered Cheyenne 20/9/43; Gt Falls 4/10/43; Scott 28/10/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-M] Deenethorpe 16/11/43; Missing in Action Kiel 4/1/44 with Capt Bill Garland, Co-pilot: Maj Malcolm Martin (Sq. CO), Navigator: Ed Nolte, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tony Spacek, Radio Operator: Bert Stimmel, Ball turret gunner: Tom McNab, Waist gunner: John Parratt,Tail gunner: Erle Owens (8 Returned to Duty), Bombardier: Floyd Howe(rip when picked up), Waist gunner: Ralph Newton (2 Killed in Action); mechanical fault, ditched North Sea, crew rescued by RN minesweepers Monique & Camille, . Missing Air Crew Report 6468. CAROLYNE.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31248

42-31248

Delivered Cheyenne 13/10/43; Gr Island 25/10/43; Wilmington 2/11/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-B] Podington 30/11/43; Missing in Action Sorau 11/4/44 with Ernie Fortson {shot while parachuting down}, Navigator: Chas Derose, Bombardier: Dave Manning, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John McDonald, Waist gunner: Joe Soriano,Tail gunner: George Hodges (6 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Frank Lochocki, Radio Operator: Clyde Grant, Ball turret gunner: Bob Beck, Waist gunner: Clyde Hobbs (4 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Behnsdorf, nine miles NE of Helmstedt, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3669.

B-17 #42-97627 / Amen

42-97627 / Amen

Delivered Denver 10/1/44; 1SAG Langley 31/1/44; Grenier 23/2/44; Assigned PFF 413BS/96BG [MZ-T] Snetterton 3/3/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 21/7/45; 4185 BU Independence 30/11/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 22/12/45.

B-17 #42-97555 / Island F for Fox aka Dan Boone

42-97555 / Island F for Fox aka Dan Boone

Delivered Denver 19/12/43; Langley 12/1/44; Mitchell 28/1/44; Assigned PFF 413BS/96BG [MZ-F] Snetterton 29/1/44; transferred 95BG Horham 30/1/44 as (H2X); 7m, transferred 350BS/100BG [LN-F] Thorpe Abbotts 31/1/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 28/7/44 with Jim Noble, Co-pilot: Bob Lipps, Navigator: Bob Barry, Xn-Edmund Kauffman, Bombardier: Marcus Hertz, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Frank Cruz, Radio Operator: Russ Ellis,Tail gunner: Fred Swartz, Capt Floyd Mason {mission pilot} (9 Prisoner of War); Waist gunner: Bill McNalley, Waist gunner: Art Roberts (2 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Offdilln, N of Dillenberg,, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 7880. ISLAND F FOR FOX.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102750

42-102750

Delivered MacDill 31/3/44; 327 BU Drew, W/O 24/10/44.