„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 43-37727

43-37727

Delivered Cheyenne 16/5/44; Kearney 25/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 508BS/351BG [YB-N] Polebrook 9/6/44; Missing in Action {46m} Merseburg 21/11/44 with Warren Loehndorf, John Simich, Jordan Ivanoff (3 Killed in Action); Stan Kemp, Leland Potter, Bernie Townsend, Evan Olsen, Harry Dillon, Basil Albright (6 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Merseburg; Missing Air Crew Report 11204.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-2508

41-2508

Delivered Albany 24/1/42; MacDill 30/1/42; Sebring 3/2/42; crash landed with Harry Pratt at Maxwell Fd 13/3/42; Hendricks 13/5/42; force landed base with Alwyn Keese 11/7/43; Written off 5/10/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37557 / Hubba Hubba

43-37557 / Hubba Hubba

Delivered Cheyenne 28/4/44; Kearney 11/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned 511BS/351BG [DS-X] Polebrook 23/5/44; then 508BS [YB-K]; Missing in Action {30m} Brandenburg 6/8/44 with Jerome Barieau, Co-pilot: Don Wilson, Navigator: Walter Wall, Bombardier: Morris Clifton, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Weaver, Radio Operator: Harry Wilson, Ball turret gunner: Albt Levy,Tail gunner: John Mazur (8 Prisoner of War); Waist gunner: Ken Law (KIA-apparently rip cord not pulled); flak, crashed near Schlalach, SW of Potsdam, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7588. HUBBA HUBBA.

B-17 #42-102585 / The-Betty-L

42-102585 / The-Betty-L

Delivered Cheyenne 16/3/44; Kearney 1/4/44; Dow Fd 8/4/44; Assigned 534BS/381BG [GD-A] Ridgewell 24/4/44; Missing in Action 12m Tours 24/6/44 with Vic Romasco, Navigator: Jim Chandler, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Elbert Giddens,Tail gunner: Ernie Waldow (4 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Dick Kellum, Radio Operator: Paul Cosandier, Ball turret gunner: Grover Scoggins, Waist gunner: Harry Owens (4 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Ray Stewart (evaded capture) flak hit in radio room, crashed Valleres-le-May, 12 miles SW of Tours, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 6534. THE BETTY L.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39862

42-39862

Delivered Long Beach 23/9/43; Harvard 8/10/43; Assigned 100BG Thorpe Abbotts 10/10/43; with Ashley Guynn force landed Harvard, Ne 24/10/43; with Harry Glover crash landed nine miles NE Clovis Fd, NM 27/3/44; sal 29/3/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38203

42-38203

Delivered Denver 14/1/44; Gr Island 19/1/44; crash landed base with Howard Talbert 25/2/44; Written off 26/2/44.