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B-17 #42-30026 / Battle Wagon

42-30026 / Battle Wagon

Delivered Cheyenne 1/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Bangor 20/4/43; Assigned 534BS/381BG as BATTLE WAGON but not to UK; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-J] 29/5/43; Returned to the USA 13/7/43; 4100 BU Patterson 31/7/43; 4000 BU Patterson 5/12/43; 326 BU MacDill 15/5/44; 4006 BU Miami 28/6/44; 4000 BU Wright 9/9/44; 4117 BU Robins 12/9/45; Assigned 6AF Caribbean 27/9/45; Recl Comp 7/3/48. 

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6083 / Betsy Boss

44-6083 / Betsy Boss

Delivered Tulsa 16/4/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-V] Nuthampstead 26/5/44; battle damaged Cologne 17/10/44 with Powell; force landed Berlare, Bel; then to Salvaged by 8AF Service Command 19/10/44. BETSY ROSS.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5247

42-5247

Delivered Tulsa 23/10/42; Wendover 7/2/43; Tinker 27/5/43; Dyersburg 12/7/43; Dalhart 15/8/43; 4200 BU Chicago Mun. Apt 17/6/44; 504BG Fairmont 19/6/43; 241 BU Fairmont 6/8/44; 249 BU Alliance 11/10/44; 223 BU Dyersburg 10/2/45; 330 BU Dyersburg 1/3/45; 325 BU Avon Park 14/5/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 28/7/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5246

42-5246

Delivered Tulsa 23/10/42; Salina 9/2/43; Presque Is 30/4/43; Smoky Hill 6/6/43; Topeka 3/7/43; with Steve Krupinski force landed Gt Bend, KS 16/1/44; with Alex Bonner force landed Adams Fd, AR 5/8/44; 243 BU Gt Bend 16/8/44; 581 BU Adams 1/9/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 25/6/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5245

42-5245

Delivered Tulsa 23/10/42; West Palm Beach 15/12/42; Assigned 414BS/97BG Biskra 12/1/43; Chateau-du-Rhumel 8/2/43; Pont-du-Fahs 1/8/43; Depienne 15/8/43; Missing in Action Foggia 25/8/43 with Bill Light, Elliott, Woods, Mansor, Edwards, Kohlreiser, Mayer, Cook, Horeanopoulos, Laboyteaux (10RTD?); flak, ditched; Missing Air Crew Report 482.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5244

42-5244

Delivered Tulsa 22/10/42; West Palm Beach 9/1/43; Assigned Glen 12AF 27/1/43.

B-17 #43-39242 / Linn County Express

43-39242 / Linn County Express

Delivered Hunter 15/1/45; Grenier 31/1/45; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-F] Nuthampstead 4/3/45; RAF Valley 2/6/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 13/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 27/11/45. LINN COUNTY EXPRESS.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-9157 / Hel-en-Wings

41-9157 / Hel-en-Wings

Delivered SAAD 2/5/42; Langley 25/5/42; Olmstead 17/2/43; transferred 19AF (42BS/11BG ?) Occident 29/4/43; Mitchell 8/6/43; 204 BU Smoky Hill 13/6/43; 244 BU Harvard 28/7/43; 610 BU Eglin 22/12/43; Recl Comp 31/10/45. HEL-EN-WINGS

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-85704

44-85704

Delivered Louisville 5/5/45; Syracuse 4/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 6/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6834

44-6834

Delivered Hunter 23/11/44; Dow Fd 31/5/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-H] Nuthampstead 17/1/45; repaired Missing in Action 2/3/45 with Oden, AOC {A-70} 4/3/45; then re-ass from 2 SAD Abbotts Ripton 23/4/45; RAF Valley 26/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 31/5/45; Sth Plains 3/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 18/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-85703

44-85703

Delivered Louisville 5/5/45; Syracuse 8/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 7/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-85701

44-85701

Delivered Louisville 3/5/45; Syracuse 5/6/45; 593 BU Charleston 28/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 5/11/45.

B-17 #42-29923 / Pappy’s Hellions III aka The Lucky Strike

42-29923 / Pappy’s Hellions III aka The Lucky Strike

Delivered Cheyenne 13/3/43; Casper 28/3/43; Tinker 10/4/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-K] Chelveston 18/5/43 PAPPY’S HELLIONS III; Transferred 532BS/381BG [VE-K] Ridgewell 11/9/43; battle damaged 2m Keil 4/1/44 with Rowland Evans, Co-pilot: Everett Scarborough, Navigator: Marion Harkness, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Sasson WIS, Radio Operator: Melvin Samuels, Waist gunner: Julius Vargo WIS, Waist gunner: Delbert Rasey WIS, Tail gunner: Hoyt Burckhalter (8 Returned to Duty); Bombardier: Irving Kraut, Ball turret gunner: Julius Rivera 2 KIS – both skull fractures; short of gas and crash landed Church Farm, Cawston, Nfk; 2 SAD Lt Staughton 5/1/44; Salvaged 7/1/44. LUCKY STRIKE.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8986

44-8986

Delivered Louisville 23/2/45; Hunter 27/2/45; Grenier 29/3/45; Assigned 8AF 1/4/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 12/6/45; Eglin 18/1/46; 3502 BU Chanute 30/9/46; re-ass 31/3/37; 2621 BU Barksdale 18/9/47; 3502 BU Chanute 18/1/48; 4117 BU Robins 4/3/48; Recl Comp 31/3/49.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6896

44-6896

Delivered Hunter 12/12/44; Grenier 3/1/45; Assigned 600BS/398BG [N8-M] Nuthampstead 27/2/45; taxi accident with John McGraw 4/5/45; RAF Valley 21/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 25/5/45; Sth Plains 29/5/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 8/12/45.

B-17 #42-29784 / Smilin‘ Thru

42-29784 / Smilin‘ Thru

Delivered Cheyenne 18/2/43; Salina 2/3/43; Ass 366BS/305BG [KY-K] Chelveston 18/5/43; tran 534BS/381BG [GD-E/F] Ridgewell 11/9/43; 545BS/384BG [JD-V] Grafton Underwood 4/10/43; b/d Schweinfurt 14/10/43, w/Erwin Johnson, cp-Elliott Gadd, n-Bill Bailey, b-George Littleton, ettg-Larry Hunt, ro-Sam Ranallo, btg-Clem Couture, wg-Earl Baker, wg-Gustave Fless, tg-Larry Parsons (10RTD); c/l Baydon, Wilts; Sal 18/10/43. SMILIN-THRU.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-39023 / My Bonnie aka Maiden Prayer aka Starduster

43-39023 / My Bonnie aka Maiden Prayer aka Starduster

Delivered Lincoln 10/11/44; Grenier 2/12/44; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 15/12/44; transferred 568BS/390BG [BI-K] Framlingham 1/1/45 MAIDEN PRAYER; Returned to the USA Bradley 30/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 2/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 25/11/45. MY BONNIE.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8414 / G I Virgin III

44-8414 / G I Virgin III

Delivered Patterson 5/9/44; Hunter 18/9/44; Grenier 29/9/44; Assigned 750BS/457BG [H] Glatton 5/10/44; in base taxi accident with Ralph Hay and 42-97934 13/1/45; battle damaged Plauen, Ger 19/3/45 with ?; force landed continent; Salvaged 26/3/45. G.I. VIRGIN III.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6469

44-6469

Delivered Lincoln 14/8/44; Grenier 10/9/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG [U] Glatton 29/9/44; Missing in Action Politz 7/10/44 with Vernon Moland, Co-pilot: Scott Millis, Navigator: Leo Higgins, Bombardier: Art Jensen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Ackerson, Radio Operator: Cecil Woodruff, Ball turret gunner: John Koziel, Waist gunner: Earl Howell,Tail gunner: Jim Gunnels (9 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Stettin, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 9766.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97740

42-97740

Delivered Denver 12/2/44; 1SAG Langley 12/3/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 91BG Bassingbourn 18/6/44; transferred 600BS/398BG [N8-Q] Nuthampstead 29/6/44; 602BS [K8-Q]; (16m) Missing in Action [PFF] Misburg 26/11/44 with Capt Gene Douglas, Co-pilot: Chas Zimmer, Capt Harry Nelson [ex nav], Navigator: Randolph Anderson, Bombardier: Norman Kottke, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Opher Rumney, Radio Operator: Jim Strafford, lwg-Jim Williams, rad nav-Lt Aaron Kuptsow {rwg},Tail gunner: Reen Stout (10 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Oberschoenhagen, near Detmold; Missing Air Crew Report 11146 (?11144).

B-17 #42-38006 / Hoosier Hot Shot

42-38006 / Hoosier Hot Shot

Delivered Cheyenne 11/11/43; Gr Island 1/12/43; Presque Is 17/12/43; ass 324BS/91BG [DF-H] Bassingbourn 8/1/44; {21m} MIA Kassel 19/4/44 Pilot: Stan Swensum, Co-Pilot: Leon Lindroth, Navigator: Jim Caravolas, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Roy Stevens, Radio Operator: Theo Bache, Ball Turret Gunner: Amos Anderson, Waist Gunner: Charles Gessnor, Waist Gunner: Edwin Arnett (8POW); Bombardier: Ernie Bunte, Tail Gunner: Mike Schumacher (2KIA); Enemy aircraft KO’d three engines, set on fire and ship exploded on way down to crash near Waldkappel, 20 miles SE of Kassel, Germany. MACR 4046. HOOSIER HOT SHOT.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29562

42-29562

Delivered Cheyenne 5/1/43; Wendover 20/1/43; Dover 31/1/43; Wendover 8/2/43; with Melvin Williams crash landed two miles SE Soda Springs, UT 5/5/43; Pocatello 7/5/43; Written off 5/1/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5887 / Sioux City Sue

42-5887 / Sioux City Sue

Delivered Long Beach Wendover 5/5/43; Smoky Hill 10/6/43; Dow Fd 15/6/43; Assigned 560BS/388BG Knettishall 23/6/43; Returned to the USA Grenier 19/2/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 19/12/45. SIOUX CITY SUE.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38631 / Tondelayo

43-38631 / Tondelayo

Delivered Cheyenne 27/8/44; Patterson 10/9/44; Lincoln 13/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-T] Nuthampstead 23/11/44; RAF Valley 26/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 31/5/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 6/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 19/12/45. TONDELAYO.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31617

42-31617

Delivered Cheyenne 27/11/43; Kansas City 7/12/43; Scott Fd 8/12/43; Dayton 9/12/43; Wright Fd 15/12/43; Kearney 19/12/43; Oklahoma City 10/1/44; Kearney 15/1/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG [QJ- ] Snetterton 29/1/44; MIA Brunswick 10/2/44 Pilot: Bob Scott, Co-Pilot: Lloyd Jeter, Navigator: Gene Clutts, Bombardier: Rich Missett, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vic Schultz, Radio Operator: John McKernan, Ball Turret Gunner: Glen Tiffany, Waist Gunner: Reinhardt Orsinger, Waist Gunner: Lou Sastri, Tail Gunner: Ken Hugo (10POW); Enemy aircraft ‚, no information ever materialsied. MACR 2373.