„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 43-37858

43-37858

Delivered Cheyenne 30/5/44; Kearney 18/6/44; Grenier 30/6/44; Assigned 836BS/487BG Lavenham 2/7/44; Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 5/11/44 with Kurt Schwarzin, John Pilcher, Bob Kinney, Jack Oakman, Cyrus Parr, Arthur West, Clifton Rentfro, Bill Stone, Hugh Lamborn (9 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Wittlich, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 10324.

B-17 #42-31591 / Homesick Angel

42-31591 / Homesick Angel

Delivered Cheyenne 26/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Grenier 20/1/44; Assigned 457BG Glatton 25/1/44; transferred 613BS/401BG [IN-J] Deenethorpe 11/3/44; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 19/3/44, force landed continent; Salvaged 1 SAD Troston 22/4/44; mission to Weimar 24/8/44 with F. Carson, Co-pilot: M.E. Moe, Navigator: H.E. Lawless, Bombardier: W. Bucher, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: R.B. McGehee, Ball turret gunner: J.J. Geraldi, Waist gunner: L. James,Tail gunner: H. Quist (8 Returned to Duty); Radio Operator: Bill Mathais (Killed in Action); HOMESICK ANGEL.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 40-3059

40-3059

Delivered Albuquerque 7-Jun-41; Salt Lake City 17-Jul-41; with Ray Swensin force landed Kirtland, NM 14-Aug-41; Assigned 19BG Clark Fd, Philippines. 17-Oct41; strafed and destroyed at Clark Fd 8-Ded-41, possibly one of the three US B-17 aircraft restored by Japs. Never served in the UK.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31547

42-31547

Delivered Denver 20/11/43; Wendover 15/12/43; Assigned 457BG in US but W/O 5/1/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6355

44-6355

Delivered Kearney 14/7/44; Dow Fd 20/7/44; Assigned 419BS/301BG Lucera 30/7/44; Returned to the USA Hunter 16/6/45; Sth Plains 19/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 1/12/45.

B-17 #42-30310

42-30310

Delivered Cheyenne 14/5/43; Smoky Hill 29/5/43; Morrison 9/6/43; Assigned 419BS/301BG St Donat 12/6/43; Oudna 6/8/43; Cerignola 7/12/43; Lucera 1/2/44; Missing in Action 31m Regensburg 25/2/44 with Chester Koch, Loy Allen, Ralph Nyren, Paul Parent, (?Watson?), Matt Sheils, Rudolph Wild, Dwight Kimberlin, Jim Montecallo (9? Prisoner of War); Warren Johnson (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Seebach; Missing Air Crew Report 2597.