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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97842

42-97842

Delivered Tulsa 13/3/44; slated 385BG, Lockbourn 9/4/44; St Louis 5/5/44; 2114 BU Lockbourn 9/5/45; with Bob Sattler force landed Rapid City 29/6/45; 2137 BU Hendricks 24/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 4/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6270

44-6270

Delivered Kearney 22/6/44; Presque Is 7/7/44; Assigned 414BS/97BG Amendola 13/7/44; Missing in Action Vienna 16/7/44 with Milton Haase, Gray, Patterson, Darron, Sellers, Haviland, Pugh, Clair, Brown, Cooper, Letesto; flak, crashed Wiener Neustadt; Missing Air Crew Report 6961.

B-17 #42-97320 / Hot Rock

42-97320 / Hot Rock

Delivered Cheyenne 18/2/44; Gr Island 6/3/44; Grenier 20/3/44; Assigned 544BS/384BG [SU-G] Grafton Underwood 7/4/44; FTR with J. S. Hoppen, enemy aircraft, force landed Belgium 10/1/45; Salvaged.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-85622

44-85622

Delivered Louisville 10/4/45; Rome 2/5/45; Middletown 3/11/45; Morrison 6/12/45; West Palm Beach 9/1/46; re-ass 31/3/45; 2621 BU Barksdale 1/1/48; 4117 BU Robins 4/3/48; Recl Comp 2/3/49.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30281

42-30281

Delivered: Denver 8/5/43; Gore 9/5/43; Kearney 30/5/43; Dow Field 15/6/43; Assigned: 548BS/385BG [GX-E] Gt Ashfield 16/6/43; MIA Wesermunde 26/7/43 Pilot: Glenn Duncan, Co-Pilot: Bill Lehr, Navigator: Bill Henderson, Bombardier: Roy Martinez, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ben Purdy, Radio Operator: Jim Soward, Ball Turret Gunner: John Towle, Waist Gunner: Chas Propst, Waist Gunner: Frank Ramsey, Tail Gunner: Jim Brophy (10KIA); Enemy aircraft, set on fire & ditched North Sea; MACR 191A.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30279 / Black Jacker

42-30279 / Black Jacker

Delivered: Denver 8/5/43; Kearney 29/5/43; Dow Fd 13/6/43; Assigned: 549BS/385BG [XA-F] Gt Ashfield 14/6/43; Transferred: 551BS [HR-F]; MIA Wesermunde 26/7/43 Pilot: Jack Daniel, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Edwin Buck, Radio Operator: Wayne Pringey (3POW); Co-Pilot: Harry Cornwell, Navigator: Bob McCallum, Bombardier: John McCarthy, Ball Turret Gunner: Paul Keefer{body found 15/8/43), Waist Gunner: Felix Sanchez, Waist Gunner: Jim Sims, Tail Gunner: Warren Brown (7KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed North Sea, near Wangerooge, Hol; MACR 191C. BLACK JACKER.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30270 / The Old Shillelagh

42-30270 / The Old Shillelagh

Delivered Cheyenne 5/5/43; Denver 8/5/43; Gore 12/5/43; Kearney 30/5/43; Assigned 551BS/385BG [HR- ] Gt Ashfield 19/6/43; Missing in Action Warnemunde with Grodi 29/7/43, ditched North Sea; THE OLD SHILLELAGH.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-85660

44-85660

Delivered Louisville 21/4/45; Sth Plains 25/4/45; 2140 BU Smyrna 8/11/45; 342 BU Smyrna 30/4/46; 594 BU Topeka 26/6/46.

B-17 #42-31174 / Spirit of Chicago

42-31174 / Spirit of Chicago

Delivered Dallas 27/9/43; Gr Island 19/10/43; Long Beach 28/11/43; Assigned: 551BS/385BG [HR-Y] Gt Ashfield 5/12/43; MIA Berlin 29/4/44 Pilot: Francis Hart, Co-Pilot: Carl Connell, Navigator: Jim Hastings, Bombardier: Bob Hunt, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Leonard, Radio Operator: Anatole Briant, Ball Turret Gunner: Lowell Birdwell, Waist Gunner: Roy Modglin, Waist Gunner: Bill Jackson (9POW); Tail Gunner: John Neely (KIA-died in hospital 4/5/44 probably from gun shots in the attack), crashed Hartz Mountains at Eckertal, near Bad Harzburg, Germany. MACR 4454. SPIRIT OF CHICAGO.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37513 / Anna

43-37513 / Anna

Delivered Cheyenne 25/4/44; Hunter 4/5/44; Dow Fd 17/5/44; Assigned: 569BS/390BG [CC-D] Framlingham 19/5/44; severe battle damage Cologne left #3 & #4 engines feathered 15/10/44 Pilot: Doug Johnson, Sam Rudman, Willard Katz, Ed Cowan, Alphonse Pennick (5POW); Vic Rutkowski, Chas Priest (2KIA); Phil Francis, Chas McLaughlin (2RTD); forced landing St Trond A/fd, Belgium. Salvaged. 14/11/44. ANNA.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31850

42-31850

Delivered Cheyenne 25/12/43; Hobbs 20/1/44; with John Rich force landed base 20/4/44; with Ken Bickett force landed base 31/5/44; 3018 BU Kingman 18/9/44; 3017 BU Hobbs 9/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 21/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24636

41-24636

Delivered Geiger 3/9/42; Casper 29/10/42; Walla Walla 24/11/42; Ephrata 3/12/42; Tinker 3/2/43; Rapid City 13/4/43; Geiger 10/5/43; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Ontario 14/6/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31858

42-31858

Delivered Denver 28/12/43; Gr Island 10/1/44; Scott 11/1/44; Savannah 13/1/44; Morrison 24/1/44; Assigned 346BS/99BG Tortorella 26/1/44; Missing in Action {4m} Regensburg 25/2/44 with Dale Tomlin, McCutchen, Smallwood, DuPuy, Humbel, Cederberg, Gratt, Leatherbury, Dugger, Wolf; enemy aircraft, crashed Straubing, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2706.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37708

43-37708

Delivered 88BG MacDill 13/5/44; 326 BU MacDill 23/5/44; 3501 BU Boca Raton 9/2/45; 326 BU MacDill 20/2/45; 4210 BU Lambert 6/4/45; 326 BU MacDill 10/4/45; 575 BU Pittsburg 27/7/45; 326 BU MacDill 19/9/45; 554 BU Memphis 31/5/46; 4000 BU Patterson 5/6/46; 554 BU Memphis 6/6/46; 4000 BU Wright 24/6/46.

B-17 #42-29960 / Nymokymi

42-29960 / Nymokymi

Delivered Denver 18/3/43; Sioux City 14/4/43; Kearney 3/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned: 545BS/384BG [JD-Y] Grafton Underwood 31/5/43; 544BS [SU-J]; MIA Le Mans 4/7/43 Pilot: Gordon Erikson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Penly, Ball Turret Gunner: Willard Freeman, Waist Gunner: George Ashworth, Waist Gunner: Frank Wingerter, Tail Gunner: Chas Mankowitz (6EVD); Co-Pilot: Cliff Dartt, Radio Operator: Paul Welch (2POW); Navigator: Francis Hackley, Bombardier: Don Irvine (2KIA); mid air collision, crashed Fosse de Enfer, near Belgium. onds, 40miles N of Le Mans, Fr. No MACR. NYMOKYMI.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30021

42-30021

Delivered Denver 1/4/43; Pueblo 8/4/43; Smoky Hill 17/4/43; Pueblo 27/4/43; Smoky Hill 6/5/43; Dow Fd 23/5/43; Assigned 533BS/381BG [VP-L] Ridgewell 29/5/43 with John Martin, Bob Marsh, Harry Long, Wallace Hoag, Jim Lantto, John Hutchinson, Hugh Goswick, Wayne Maloney, Bill Geary, Glenn Witts; Missing in Action Antwerp 22/6/43 (first group loss) with John Martin, Co-pilot: Bob Marsh, Navigator: Wallace Hoag, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Lantto, Radio Operator: Hugh Goswick, Ball turret gunner: Leon Fornaro, Waist gunner: John Hutchison, Waist gunner: Glenn Witts,Tail gunner: Bill Geary (8KIA-seven bodies recovered by divers); Navigator: Harry Long, Bombardier: Wallace Hoag (2 Prisoner of War); flak knocked off wing, crashed Oosterschelde, two miles W of Krabbendijke, Hol; Missing Air Crew Report 160.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83495

44-83495

Delivered Hunter 18/3/45; Grenier 23/3/45; Assigned 8AF 1/4/45; re-ass 30/4/47; 10 HBS Oberpfaffenhofen 18/1/48; Recl Comp 27/3/48.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30291

42-30291

Delivered Cheyenne 10/5/43; Geiger 21/5/43; Ephrata 28/5/43; Walla Walla 30/5/43; Hill 31/5/43; Orlando 1/6/43; Brooksville 21/6/43; Rapid City 3/7/43; Harvard 2/8/43; 2531 BU Pampa 4/12/44; 224 BU Sioux City 10/12/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 22/5/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107182

42-107182

Delivered Tulsa 15/3/44; MacDill 30/3/44; 327 BU Drew 4/5/45; 301 BU Drew 22/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 5/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24632

41-24632

Delivered Geiger 2/9/42; Ephrata 6/10/42; Blythe 9/12/42; Tucson 17/1/43; Tinker 1/2/43; Rapid City 27/4/43; Moses Lake 2/8/43; with Simon Celiberti crashed Drew Fd 4/2/44; Written off 5/2/44.

B-17 #42-97485 / Taletha Ann

42-97485 / Taletha Ann

Delivered Denver 29/11/43; Kearney 28/12/43; Presque Is 8/1/44; Prestwick, UK 18/1/44; Assigned 526BS/379BG Kimbolton 29/1/44; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 26/3/44 with Stan Bielawski, Co-pilot: Tom Young, Navigator: Bob Weinstein, Bombardier: Ray Domergue, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Leo Greggs, Radio Operator: Ed Ghiazza, Ball turret gunner: Bernie Colin, Waist gunner: George Frazier, Waist gunner: Edwin Finance,Tail gunner: Lester Fifield (10 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed St-Marie-Cappel, N of Hazebrouck, seven miles NE of St Omer, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 3592. TALETHA ANN.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83391

44-83391

Delivered Oklahoma City 19/2/45; slated 8AF, transferred Sth Plains 27/4/45; 268 BU Peterson 21/6/45; 484 BU Topeka 22/10/45; 482 BU Merced 24/1/46; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 21/2/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37908

42-37908

Delivered Denver 11/10/43; Las Vegas 1/11/43; 3021 BU Las Vegas 23/3/45; 2126 BU Laredo 16/5/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 7/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37745

42-37745

Delivered Tulsa 16/8/43; Gr Island 25/9/43; Assigned 812BS/482BG [MI-M] Alconbury (H2S) 28/9/43; sal 22/6/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39935

42-39935

Delivered Long Beach 11/10/43; Gr Island 2/11/43; ass 369BS/306BG Thurleigh 22/11/43; MIA Aschersleben 22/2/44 Pilot: Rudolph Horst III, Co-Pilot: Frank Wright, Navigator: John Joplin, Bombardier: Henry Schmitz, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Osgood, Radio Operator: Art Cook, Ball Turret Gunner: Laurel Kloster, Waist Gunner: Ed Ryan, Waist Gunner: Ed Justice, Tail Gunner: Joe Threlkeld (10KIA); Enemy aircraft, last seen in target area of Bonn, no trace so probably crashed in sea; MACR 2651.