„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 42-30943

42-30943

Delivered Dallas 23/8/43; with Melvin Hobbie force landed MacDill 28/1/44; 325 BU Avon Park 15/6/44; with Leon Hamm force landed Avon Park 23/6/44; 4200 BU Chicago Mun 10/11/44; 203 BU Jackson 22/3/45; 325 BU Avon Park 9/4/45; 2137 BU Hendricks 10/5/45; 325 BU Avon Park 23/5/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 14/8/45.

B-17 #42-38049 / The Golden Goose

42-38049 / The Golden Goose

Delivered Cheyenne 25/11/43;Gr Island 6/12/43; Presque Island 21/12/43;ass 549BS/385BG [HR-K] Gt Ashfield 16/2/44; retUS Morrison 15/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 5/12/45. THE GOLDEN GOOSE.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8819

44-8819

Delivered Cheyenne 4/1/45; Hunter 17/1/45; Dow Fd 31/1/45; Assigned 301BG PFF Lucera 22/2/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 12/10/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39984

42-39984

Delivered Long Beach 26/10/43; Gr Island 13/11/43; ass 331BS/94BG Rougham 10/12/43; MIA Brunswick 10/2/44 Pilot: Fred Barker, Navigator: Herman Miller, Bombardier: Pete Rutledge, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Wells, Waist Gunner: Walt Stewart, Tail Gunner: John Cardinal (6POW); Co-Pilot: Jack Limber, Radio Operator: Chas Anderau, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Cornelison, Waist Gunner: Chas Loholdt (4KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Liebenau, 30 miles NW of Hanover, Germany. MACR 2369.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97697

42-97697

Delivered Denver 31/1/44; 1SAG Langley 7/3/44; Dow Fd 5/4/44; Assigned: 728BS/452BG as SH ship Deopham Green 7/4/44; 729BS; MIA Kassel 2/10/44 Pilot: Guy Hankins, Jean Traub, Joe Uzelac, Chas Keck, Andre Kerr, Lt Mike Keleman {mickey op}, Dale Holland, George Palmer {tg}, Lt Perry Smith {ca – ‚} (9POW); Walter Adams (KIA); flak, crashed Kassel, Germany. MACR 9526.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97674

42-97674

Delivered Denver 24/1/44; Hunter 15/3/44; Dow Fd 19/4/44; Assigned: 364BS/305BG [WF-A] Chelveston 30/4/44; MIA Brandenburg 6/8/44 Pilot: Doug Farmer, George Kimball, Renato Roccucci, Lou Goodman, Tom McKee, Bob Meyer, Tony Catala, Chas Rogers, Edwin Denz (9POW); flak, crashed Wittmundehafe, Germany. MACR 7881.