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B-17 #42-102397 / Mugwump aka C’est La Guerre

42-102397 / Mugwump aka C’est La Guerre

Delivered Cheyenne 27/2/44; Hunter 15/3/44; Dow Fd 10/4/44; Assigned: 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 20/4/44 MUGWUMP; 729BS; MIA Hamburg 17/1/45 Pilot: Maylan Skoglund, Co-Pilot: Don Horning, Navigator: John Samos, Bombardier: Leroy Krug, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jay Losselyong, Radio Operator: Tony Butera, Ball Turret Gunner: Don Newman, Waist Gunner: Arvin Halbach, Tail Gunner: Ed Verga (9POW); fate ‚; MACR 11794. C’EST LA GUERRE.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102737

42-102737

Delivered MacDill 31/3/44; 326 BU MacDill 13/2/45; 325 BU Avon Park 23/2/45; 3704 BU Keesler 14/8/45; 338 OT Keesler 28/8/46; (? Duugn Terr-Sinstpe 10/1/51 ?).

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83476

44-83476

Delivered Hunter 13/3/45; Grenier 24/3/45; Assigned 8AF 27/3/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/6/45; Sth Plains 15/6/45; 613 BU Phillips 13/3/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83475

44-83475

Delivered Hunter 13/3/45; Grenier 21/3/45; Assigned 8AF 30/3/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 25/5/45; Sth Plains 29/5/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 10/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5141

42-5141

Delivered Cheyenne 2/10/42; Salina 26/11/42; Topeka 5/3/43; Rapid City 12/11/42; Assigned 541BS/383BG Pierre 10/3/43 with Bill Giorgi in mid-air collision 15 miles SW base; rep. to Geiger 22/6/43; 328 BU Gulfport 20/7/43; 902 BU Pinecastle 4/9/43; with Darrell Burgeson force landed Drew Fd 6/3/44; 328 BU Gulfport 31/3/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 19/6/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102736

42-102736

Delivered MacDill 31/3/44; 326 BU MacDill 7/2/45; 330 BU Dyersburg 3/3/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 19/12/45.

B-17 #42-31225 / Scheherazade

42-31225 / Scheherazade

Delivered Denver 4/10/43; Harvard 15/10/43; Assigned 709BS/447BG Rattlesden 21/11/43; 126m, Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 4/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 8/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 10/11/45. SCHEHERAZADE.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107136

42-107136

Delivered Denver 2/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned 364NS/305BG [WF-D] Chelveston 30/4/44; battle damaged Merseburg 24/8/44 with C.E. Frisby, Co-pilot: L.H. Osborne, Navigator: R.I. Osborn, Bombardier: L.W. Johnson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: J.A/ Zynda, Radio Operator: W.P. Lukacs, Ball turret gunner: L. Branan,Tail gunner: J.V. Byrol (9 Returned to Duty); crash landed base; Salvaged 2MRRSQ/2 SAD 26/8/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107187

42-107187

Delivered Tulsa 17/3/44; MacDill 31/3/44; with John Geary crash landed Avon Park 11/4/44; with Walter Padlo crash landed 325 BU Avon Park 29/9/44, WO; Recl Comp 28/11/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24633

41-24633

Delivered Geiger 2/9/42; Casper 29/10/42; Scotts Bluff 19/2/43; Casper 12/3/43; Sioux City 22/6/43; Kearney 3/8/43; with Roger Fisher force landed Tinker 1/3/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 26/9/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107016

42-107016

Delivered Cheyenne 26/1/44; McDill 2/2/44; Morrison 7/3/44; slated 385BG, Assigned: 816BS/483BG Sterparone 10/3/44; Transferred: 348BS/99BG Tortorella 31/3/44; MIA {41m} Turin tank factory 24/7/44 Pilot: Harry Ernst, Kelly, Stoehr, Miller (4EVD ‚ ret 10/44); Blankenheim, Hill, Henry, Massey, Pulling, Sheridan (6POW‘); flak, crashed Saluzzo; MACR 7032.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107194

42-107194

Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; MacDill 31/3/44; Avon Park 4/4/44; 120 BU Richmond 30/1/45; 325 BU Avon Park 24/2/45; Recl Comp 22/5/45.

B-17 #42-97882

42-97882

Delivered Tulsa 23/3/44; Kearney 20/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; Assigned 533BS/381BG [VP-K] Ridgewell 4/6/44; {81+m} Salvaged 14/6/45.

B-17 #42-37822 / The Lead Banana

42-37822 / The Lead Banana

Delivered: Long Beach 9/9/43; Gr Island 17/10/43; ass 544BS/384BG [SU-C] Grafton Underwood 12/5/44; on landing Pilot: Ray Cook the undercarriage collapsed at RAF Ringway, UK (now Manchester Aprt) 16/3/45. Salvaged. AFSC 19/3/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24634

41-24634

Delivered Geiger 2/9/42; New Castle 13/11/42; Assigned 4BS/34BG Ephrata 2/12/42; with Don Foster force landed Gt Falls 26/1/43; Gt Falls 28/1/43; Gowen Fd, Id 25/2/43; Pendleton 25/7/43; Geiger 8/8/43; from McCook, Ne., with Bill Bacon 13/3/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 30/7/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31322 / Mi Amigo

42-31322 / Mi Amigo

Delivered Cheyenne 16/10/43; Vandalia 26/10/43; Des Moines 1/12/43; Denver 2/12/43; Cheyenne 11/12/43; Kearney 22/12/43; Prestwick, UK 16/1/44; Assigned: 452BG Deopham Green 17/1/44; Transferred: 364BS/305BG [WF- ] Chelveston 30/1/44; ex-Aschersleben 23/2/44 Pilot: John Kreighauser, Co-Pilot: Lyle Curtis, Navigator: John Humphrey, Bombardier: Melchor Hernandez, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Harry Eastabrooks, Radio Operator: Bob Mayfield, Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Tuttle, Waist Gunner: George Williams, Waist Gunner: Vito Ambrosio, Tail Gunner: Maurice Robbins (10KIA),on return crashed Endcliffe Park, Sheffield, UK; Salvaged. 25/2/44 2 SAD Lt Staughton. MI AMIGO.

B-17 #43-39092

43-39092

Delivered Lincoln 30/11/44; Grenier 15/12/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [Z] Glatton 21/3/45; Returned to US: Bradley 4/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 6/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 17/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31644

42-31644

Delivered Denver 1/12/43; Kearney 28/12/43; Memphis 4/1/44; Jacksonville 5/1/44; Morrison 6/1/44; Casablanca 11/1/44; Assigned 414BS/97BG Amendola 16/1/44; Missing in Action Udine 18/3/44 with Ed Adams, Co-pilot: Lee Gordon, Navigator: Ed Duran, Bombardier: Parson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Wayne Switzer, Radio Operator: Stovall, Ball turret gunner: Bill Abrin, Waist gunner: Ed Barnis,Tail gunner: Gilbert Koch; enemy aircraft, crashed Fiume, It; Missing Air Crew Report 3290. (part 463BG crew).

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31637 / Athenian Avenger

42-31637 / Athenian Avenger

Delivered Cheyenne 30/11/43; Paine 2/12/43; Kearney 11/12/43; Romulus 18/12/43; Presque Is 19/12/43; Assigned: 333BS/94BG [TS- ] Rougham 27/12/43; MIA Berlin 22/3/44 Pilot: Birger Carlson, Co-Pilot: George Baxter, Navigator: Bob Christensen, Bombardier: Adam Hafer, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Don Fish, Radio Operator: John Scopa, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Walkup, Waist Gunner: Frank Harmon, Waist Gunner: George James, Tail Gunner: Aaron Jamison (10KIA); three flak hits, tail broke up and crashed Grunewald, on the Grosser Stern, Germany. MACR 3535. ATHENIAN AVENGER (‚ADVENTURER‘)

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38526 / Star Duster

43-38526 / Star Duster

Delivered Cheyenne 12/8/44; Hunter 23/8/44; Grenier 4/9/44; Assigned: 568BS/390BG [BI-Z] Framlingham 8/9/44 BIG GAS BIRD; MIA Derben 14/1/45 Pilot: Lou Niebergall, Norman Comstock, Lorenzo Herring, Bob Putt, Jack Palmer, Len Hokow (7POW); Jay Bowman, Vic Perrotta, Jim Kidd (3KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Friesacker, Germany. MACR 11722. STAR DUSTER.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5796

42-5796

Delivered Long Beach 31/1/43; Salina 25/2/43; Geiger 26/3/43; Casper 15/4/43; Colorado Sp 10/7/43; Written off 19/8/44; Recl Comp 3/1/46.

B-17 #44-6020 / Under Ground Farmer

44-6020 / Under Ground Farmer

Delivered Tulsa 6/4/44; Hunter 17/4/44; Dow Fd 8/5/44; Assigned: 532BS/381BG [VE-A] Ridgewell 28/5/44; MIA Brandenburg 6/8/44 Pilot: Allen Webb, Co-Pilot: John Hayes, Navigator: Earl Grossnickle, Bombardier: George Gomez, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Lendon Grisham, Radio Operator: Ralph Murkin, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Burt, Waist Gunner: Adolph Gonzales (8POW); Tail Gunner: Jack Patrick (KIA); flak, ditched Baltic; MACR 7882. UNDERGROUND FARMER.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83399

44-83399

Delivered Lincoln 21/2/45; Grenier 23/3/45; Assigned 15AF 28/3/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 23/9/46; re-ass 30/4/47; Recl Comp 19/11/47.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30728

42-30728

Delivered Dallas 19/7/43; Grand Isle 11/8/43; Assigned: 367BS/306BG [GY-S] Thurleigh; trans 368BS [BO-S]; MIA Augsburg 25/2/44 Pilot: Joe Gay, Co-Pilot: Ira Gordon, Waist Gunner: Steve Kriski, Tail Gunner: Bernie Nitti (4KIA); Navigator: Dan McCauley, Bombardier: Howard Harmston, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Paul Hughes, Radio Operator: Eric Danielson, Ball Turret Gunner: Lou Brofford, Waist Gunner: George Lilja (6POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Hannogne-St Martin, six miles SW of Sedan, Fr; MACR 2769.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-85680

44-85680

with Chas Millard force landed Orlando, Fl 29/9/45;