„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 41-2501

41-2501

Delivered Sacramento 18/1/42; MacDill 25/1/42; Assigned 7BG but on delivery crash landed Java 20/2/42. Salvaged.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8908

44-8908

Delivered Cheyenne 3/2/45; Hunter 3/3/45; Dow Fd 22/3/45; Assigned 452BG Deopham Green 27/3/45; transferred 418BS/100BG [LD-W] Thorpe Abbotts 7/4/45; Returned to the USA Morrison 29/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 7/1/46.

B-17 #41-24590

41-24590

Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-B] Presque Is 19/10/43; Grafton Underwood 25/10/42; Missing in Action Kiel 19/5/43 with Harvey Kohler, Navigator: J. S. Vasil, Bombardier: Bill Jones (3 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Vic Plekavic, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Whitaker, Radio Operator: Alf Everetts, Ball turret gunner: Frank Freeman, Waist gunner: George Byler, Waist gunner: Waldo Riddle,Tail gunner: Tom Fuller (7 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Tetenhusen, W of Rendsburg, Ger. No MACR.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83873

44-83873

Delivered & Assigned US Navy Johnsville 10/7/45 as PB-1W {77236}; Assigned VPB-101 4/46; re-designated VX-4 6/46; Johnsville 6/47; Miramar 2/50; transferred VC-11 San Diego 3/50; Norfolk 11/50; VW-2 Patuxent River 8/54; Litchfield Pk 2/55; SO 10/7/56; Kenting Avn, Toronto 6/57, Civil CG-JJH; Written off for spares 2/62.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83871

44-83871

Delivered Syracuse 7/7/45; Albuquerque 10/7/45; 4202 BU Syracuse 20/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 28/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8882

44-8882

Delivered Cheyenne 23/1/45; Hunter 17/2/45; Grenier 20/2/45; Assigned 4BS/34BG [K] Mendlesham 5/3/45; transferred 100BG 7/6/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 11/1/46.