„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 42-5110

42-5110

Delivered Geiger 28/9/42; Blythe 12/12/42; Hobbs 12/3/43; Written off 24/11/43.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38337 / Cloud Hopper

43-38337 / Cloud Hopper

Delivered Cheyenne 22/7/44; Hunter 1/8/44; Grenier 30/8/44; Assigned: 568BS/390BG [BI-N] Framlingham 2/9/44; MIA Derben, Germany. 14/1/45 Pilot: Bob Richter, Bill Sink, John Hankey, Ralph Beighley, Bill Blankenship, George Gaylor (6KIA); Vernon Harl, Mario Rose, Jim Bumbalough (3POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Dreezt, Ger. MACR 11721. CLOUD HOPPER.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38345 / Sleepy Time Gal

43-38345 / Sleepy Time Gal

Delivered Cheyenne 23/7/44; Kearney 2/8/44; Grenier 9/8/44; Assigned: 571BS/390BG [FC-V] Framlingham 11/8/44; battle damage Merseburg 30/11/44 Pilot: ‚; forced landing Melsbroek, Belgium. Salvaged. 6/12/44. SLEEPY TIME GAL.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37933 / Superstitious Aloysius

42-37933 / Superstitious Aloysius

Delivered Denver 19/10/43; Gr Island 1/11/43; Assigned 535BS/381BG [MS-R] Ridgewell 1/1/44; battle damaged Rheims 28/3/44 with James Liddle, Co-pilot: Bill Bartlett, Navigator: Joe Scott, Bombardier: Floyd Hansen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Burke, Radio Operator: Clinton Word, Ball turret gunner: Bill Ingram, Waist gunner: Glen Holmes, Waist gunner: Ken Schmitt,Tail gunner: Emory Naha (10 Returned to Duty) bailed over Kent on return; crash landed Lympne, Kent, UK; Salvaged 2 SAD 29/3/44. SUPERSTITUOUS ALOYUSIUS.

B-17 #42-38141 / Pansy Yokum

42-38141 / Pansy Yokum

Delivered Cheyenne 26/12/43; Kearney 12/1/44; ass 525BS/379BG [FR-D] Kimbolton 28/2/44; Transferred: 524BS [WA-D]; Waist Gunner: Ervin Richey (KIA-pilot was Doug Buskey) Berlin 8/3/44; MIA French A/flds 9/7/44 Pilot: Hugh Frye, Vic Gluckman, Chester Stoupe, Orval Epperson, Bob Davids, Harry Crites, Tom Kunrod, Ron McKenzie, Larry Eiler (9KIA); flak, ditched Nth Sea; MACR 7359. PANSY YOKUM.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37700

43-37700

Delivered 88BG MacDill 12/5/44; 326 BU MacDill 21/5/44; with Woodrow Cornelison force landed Cedar Keys Range, FL 7/7/44; 325 BU Avon Park 19/2/45; with Dewey Jones force landed six miles SW Ridgeland, SC 5/8/45; Recl Comp 20/3/46.