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General Ira C. Eaker

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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38632 / Free Delivery

43-38632 / Free Delivery

Delivered Cheyenne 27/8/44; Hunter 7/9/44; Grenier 15/9/44; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-T] Framlingham 17/9/44; Missing in Action Hamburg 31/12/44 with Ray Nash, Don Coleman, Bob Hennessy, Dick Sawyer, Don Geiger, Morris Jenkins, Les Fiewelling (7 Prisoner of War); Vernon Dinger, Dale Carpenter (2 Killed in Action); flak, and hit by ME262, crashed Neuendorf, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 11245. FREE DELIVERY.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97275 / Roger the Dodger

42-97275 / Roger the Dodger

Delivered Cheyenne 15/2/44; Rapid City 5/3/44; Gr Island 27/4/44; Assigned: 398BG Nuthampstead 3/5/44; no ops, Transferred: 549BS/385BG[XA- ] Gt Ashfield 4/5/44 REBEL; 551BS; MIA Munich 6/10/44 Pilot: Bill Leverett, Dick Phillips, Bob Karshmer, Emmanuel Pappas, Harry Muentener, John Birrell, Milton Hyman, John Albers (9POW); Jim Davis (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Vehlgast, Germany. . MACR 9522. ROGER THE DODGER.

B-17 #43-38755 / Lewd Angel

43-38755 / Lewd Angel

Delivered Lincoln 7/10/44; Grenier 16/10/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-A] Bassingbourn 2/12/44; {16m} (en route home with 20 passengers aircraft recalled by Burtonwood 3 hours out with reports of sustaining puncture on t/o from RAF Valley, which later proved incorrect!) Returned to the USA Bradley 14/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 17/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 5/12/45. LEWD ANGEL.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-39079

43-39079

Delivered Hunter 25/11/44; Grenier 7/12/44; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-R] Framlingham 12/12/44; Missing in Action Chemnitz 14/2/45 with Len Gaik, Jim Carroll, Bill Eckerle, Joe Evanovich, Bill Hoffstetter, Lou Prangi, Bob Glaman (7 Killed in Action); Harry Flanigan, King Weldon (2 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Weisbaden, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 12350.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97211

42-97211

Delivered Cheyenne 10/2/44; Gr Island 22/2/44; Grenier 13/3/44; Assigned: 548BS/385BG [GX-H] Gt Ashfield 16/3/44; MIA Munich 11/7/44 Pilot: Irvin Henderson, Dave Schnaars, Joe Johnson, Gordon Gray, Bob Parish, Fred Nygard, Leo Watt, Earl Edwards, Jim Smith, Harry Bible (10POW); flak, crashed Augsburg, Germany. MACR 7360.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-85607

44-85607

Delivered Louisville 31/3/45; Sth Plains 9/4/45; Brookley 24/8/45; 4132 BU Garden City 11/10/45; 4152 BU Lockbourn 7/11/45; 4152 BU Clinton 13/5/46; 4112 BU Olmstead 13/6/46; re-ass 31/3/47; 4127 BU McClelland 29/4/47; Landing Aid Ex Station, All Weather Flying Centre, Arcata 1/1/48; Recl Comp 18/5/48.