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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8704

44-8704

Delivered Cheyenne 30/11/44; Hunter 17/12/44; Dow Fd 5/12/44; Assigned: 339BS/96BG Snetterton 22/1/45; MIA Jena Opt Wks 19/3/45 Pilot: Capt Francis Jones, Co-Pilot: Dave Thomas, Bombardier: George Vandruff, Radio Operator: Herb Rotfeld, voice op-Lt Joe Spiess, Waist Gunner: Dale Fagen, Tail Gunner: Martin Zajicek, Capt Lyman Barkalow {mission pilot} (8KIA); Navigator: Howard Brown, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Steele Roberts (2POW); flak, crashed Calau, near Scheiben, Germany. MACR 13571.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97977 / Rose-Etta

42-97977 / Rose-Etta

Delivered Dallas 21/4/44; Hunter 30/5/44; Grenier 10/6/44; Assigned: 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 11/6/44; MIA Hardorf, Germany. 21/3/45 Pilot: Norman Rosholt, Jerome Fuhr, Ellsworth Hoffman, Paul Hare, John Syvertsen, Jim Collins (6POW); Frank Enroughty (EVD); Tony D’Amore, Alvin Galusha (2KIA); flak, crashed Munster, Ger. MACR 13533.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8533

44-8533

Delivered Lincoln 9/10/44; Dow Fd 22/10/44; Assigned 305BG Chelveston 4/12/44; transferred 401BG Deenethorpe 22/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; Sth Plains 10/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 29/11/45.

B-17 #43-38747

43-38747

Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Assigned: 546BS/384BG [BK-N] Grafton Underwood 15/10/44; trans with group to Istres on mapping duties, Salvaged. 9AF Germany. any 10/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97821 / Chaff Wagon

42-97821 / Chaff Wagon

Delivered Denver 7/3/44; Hunter 16/4/44; Grenier 5/5/44; Assigned: 571BS/390BG [FC-M] Framlingham 8/5/44; MIA Mainz 8/9/44 Pilot: Jim Handley, Frank Capek, Glenn Lee, Jim Stubbs, Albt Spacil, Norman Keller, Tony Dymek (7KIA); Paul Hadley, Arthur Brown (2POW); flak, then exploded and crashed Idstein, Germany. MACR 8602. CHAFF WAGON.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8538

44-8538

Delivered Dorval 11/10/44; To RAF [KJ115]; 223 Sq Oulton, Nfk.; RWE U3-D Watton, Nfk.; Struck Off Charge 11/3/47.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8535

44-8535

Delivered Dorval 10/10/44; To RAF [KJ112]; 214 Sq BU-P RCM Oulton, Nfk.; Missing in Action on bomber support mission 22/3/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8534

44-8534

Delivered Dorval, Canada 12/10/44; To RAF [KJ111]; 214 Sq BU-C RCM Oulton, Nfk.; Struck Off Charge 11/3/47.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97647

42-97647

Delivered Denver 17/1/44; 1SAG Langley 27/2/44; Grenier 1/4/44; Assigned: 482BG Alconbury 4/44; Transferred: 366BS/305BG [KY-A] Chelveston 16/5/44; MIA Hamburg 18/6/44 Pilot: Col Ernest Lawson (C.O.), Co-Pilot: Capt Homer Claymore, Navigator: Capt Gene Mack, ex/n-Capt Dave Dunagin, m/op-Lt Dick Bushnell, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Martin Glassman, Radio Operator: Littleton Taylor, Waist Gunner: Bill Georske, Waist Gunner: Roger Lord, Tail Gunner: Lt Doug McLeod (10KIA); Bombardier: Steve Wurtz (POW); direct flak hit knocked off tail, crashed Deutche Werft Factory, Norderel Strasse, Hamburg, Germany. MACR 5939.

B-17 #43-38752 / Little Cinder

43-38752 / Little Cinder

Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 30/9/44; Assigned: 547BS/384BG [SO-O] Grafton Underwood 16/10/44; trans with group to Istres for mapping duties, Salvaged. 9AF Germany 10/12/45. LITTLE CINDER.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97974

42-97974

Delivered Dallas 20/4/44; Hunter 30/5/44; Grenier 15/6/44; Assigned: 331BS/94BG [QE-S] Rougham 16/6/44; MIA Berlin 6/8/44 Pilot: Lou Hicks (EVD); Dan DePauli (KIA); Bob Vavra, Irving Goldfarb, Bill Posa, Ernie Noack, Len Wogksch, John Booth, Chas O’Connor (7POW); flak KO’d two engines, smoking badly amidships, ditched North Sea. MACR 8076.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-98023

42-98023

Delivered Denver 3/5/44; Dorval 14/6/44; Assigned RAF [HB793]; 214 Sq BU-S RCM Oulton, Nfk.; 223 Sq 6G-Q RCM Oulton, Nfk; 1699 Flt 4Z-B Sculthorpe, Nfk; Struck Off Charge 11/3/47.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39899

42-39899

Delivered Long Beach 2/10/43; Las Vegas 29/10/43; Written off 15/1/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8537

44-8537

Delivered Dorval 12/10/44; To RAF [HJ114]; 214 Sq BU-B Oulton, Nfk.; damaged by night fighter 3/4/45; Struck Off Charge 11/3/47.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8536

44-8536

Delivered Dorval 12/10/44; To RAF [KJ113]; 223 Sq BU-? Oulton, Nfk.; RWE U3-E Watton, Nfk; Struck Off Charge 11/3/47.

B-17 #43-38757 / Peaslee’s Payoff

43-38757 / Peaslee’s Payoff

Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 30/9/44; Assigned: 547BS/384BG [SO-L] Grafton Underwood 6/10/44; crash-landed Troston AD, Sfk, UK Pilot: Wallace Davidson 8/5/45, rep; Returned to US: Bradley 11/7/45; 4185 BU Independence 12/7/45; 4136 BU Tinker 19/12/45; Scrapped: Kingman 12/1/46. PEASLEY’S PAYOFF.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31171

42-31171

Delivered Cheyenne 27/9/43; Gr Island 9/10/43; Assigned: 551BS/385BG [HR-P] Gt Ashfield 21/10/43; battle damage French tactical targets 17/7/44, crash-landed Woodbridge ELG, UK; Salvaged. 19/7/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97963

42-97963

Delivered Denver Denver 16/4/44; Cheyenne 1/5/44; Langley 9/6/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned Soxo 5/7/44; Returned to the USA 1103 BU Morrison 19/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 5/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-98030

42-98030

Delivered Denver 6/5/44; Dorval 15/5/44; Assigned RAF [HB800] 214 Sq BU-V RCM Oulton, Nfk; battle damaged by FW 190s and crash landed Ford, Sussex, 31/10/44; Salvaged 12/2/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-98029

42-98029

Delivered Denver 6/5/44; Dorval 15/6/44; Assigned RAF [HB799]; 214 Sq BU-K RCM Oulton, Sfk; Struck Off Charge 11/3/47.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-98025

42-98025

Delivered Denver 3/5/44; Dorval 14/5/44; Assigned RAF [HB795]; 214 Sq BU-S RCM Sculthorpe, Oulton, Nfk. Struck Off Charge 11/3/47. JOIE DES ANGES.

B-17 #42-30836 / Dragon Lady

42-30836 / Dragon Lady

Delivered Cheyenne 5/8/43; Geiger 13/8/43; Assigned: 551BS/385BG [HR-V] Gt Ashfield 12/9/43; MIA Pas de Calais 13/2/44 Pilot: Edwin Herron, Radio Operator: John Cortez, Ball Turret Gunner: Alf Seagrave, Waist Gunner: Leon Wasilewski (4KIA); Co-Pilot: Walter Camp, Navigator: Stan Stodola, Bombardier: Bill Melillo, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Savage, Waist Gunner: Francis Temple, Tail Gunner: Juan Almanza (6RTD); flak KO’d #1 & #4, ditched Channel, 18 miles W of Dungeness, Kent.. MACR 2345. DRAGON LADY.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8558

44-8558

Delivered Cheyenne 16/10/44; Hunter 24/10/44; Grenier 3/12/44; Assigned 8AF 13/12/44; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 20/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8560

44-8560

Delivered Cheyenne 10/10/44; Hunter 24/10/44; Grenier 29/11/44; Assigned 482BG H2X Alconbury 1/12/44; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 11/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5098

42-5098

Delivered: Geiger 21/9/42; Walla Walla 31/1/43; ass 527BS/379BG Sioux City 3/2/43; take off accident Hammer Fd, CA Pilot: Burrell Newman 8/3/43; 4117 BU Robins 13/7/43; 327 BU Drew 21/9/43; 366 BU Rayleigh 15/11/43; w/Bill Tackmier forced landing Simona, FL 25/2/44; 2137 BU Hendricks 11/5/44; Drew 15/6/44; w/Marshall Groover f/l Robins Fd, GA 12/7/44; Scrapped: Altus 28/8/45.