„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 #42-97790 / Ragged But Right

42-97790 / Ragged But Right

Delivered Denver 28/2/44; Kearney 4/4/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned: 549BS/385BG [XA-S] Gt Ashfield 22/4/44; Salvaged. 12/8/44. RAGGED BUT RIGHT.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102633 / Lovely Lady

42-102633 / Lovely Lady

Delivered Cheyenne 19/3/44; Hunter 13/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-F] Snetterton 3/5/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 8/11/45. LOVELY LADY.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102605 / Kismet

42-102605 / Kismet

Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Hunter 14/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned: 331BS/94BG [QE-X] Rougham 1/5/44; MIA battle support area, Fr 13/8/44 Pilot: Joe Griffith, Fred Finkelstein, Bob Langner, Tony Mancini, Alton Davis, Chas Oliver (6POW); Jim Vaughn (KIA); Bill Lappanan, Jack Kassick (2EVD); flak KO’d two engines, a third smoking, crashed St Andre, Fr. MACR 8362. KISMET.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37688

43-37688

Delivered 488BG Avon Park 12/5/44; 325 BU Avon Park 13/8/45; 2114 BU Lockbourn 17/8/45; 4152 BU Lockbourn 19/11/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 6/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102587

42-102587

Delivered Cheyenne 16/3/44; Hunter 9/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG [9Z- ] Deopham Green 30/4/44; destroyed by enemy aircraft at Poltava with Albert Oswalt 21/6/44; Salvaged 2/7/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102552

42-102552

Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Gr Island 31/3/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned: 339BS/96BG [QJ-J] Snetterton 22/4/44; MIA Nucourt, Fr 22/6/44 Pilot: Jay Horn, Co-Pilot: John Murray, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Henry Morris, Ball Turret Gunner: Cliff McCleary, Waist Gunner: Lester Weimer, Waist Gunner: Tony Monaco, Tail Gunner: Tony Viglianti (7KIA); Navigator: Steve Manzek, Bombardier: Harry Ubbins, Radio Operator: Frank Cowan (3POW); flak, crashed Rue Pajol, Paris, Fr. MACR 5917.