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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38839

43-38839

Delivered Lincoln 27/9/44; Grenier 12/10/44; Assigned: 545BS/384BG [JD-H] Grafton Underwood 12/4/45; trans with group to Istres for mapping duties, Salvaged. 9AF Germany. any 23/8/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30729

42-30729

Delivered Dallas 20/7/43; GR Isle 15/8/43; Assigned 813BS/482BG [PC-V] Alconbury with HSC radar scanner installed 5/9/43; transferred 306BG Thurleigh 2/5/44; Salvaged 29/6/45.

B-17 #42-107224

42-107224

Delivered Tulsa 28/3/44; Kearney 4/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned: 544BS/384BG [SU-Q] Grafton Underwood 6/6/44; battle damage Lille, Fr 4/8/44 Pilot: ‚; crash-landed UK, Salvaged.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37526

43-37526

Delivered Cheyenne 26/4/44; Hunter 4/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned 816BS/483BG Sterparone 26/5/44; Pisa 4/9/45; Returned to the USA 1103 BU Morrison 19/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 19/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37525

43-37525

Delivered Cheyenne 26/4/44; Kearney 9/5/44; Dow Fd 21/5/44; Assigned: 338BS/96BG [BX-J] Snetterton 23/5/44; battle damage Cauvincourt 8/8/44 Pilot: ‚; Salvaged.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83403

44-83403

Delivered Lincoln 21/2/45; Grenier 5/3/45; Assigned 483BG Sterparone 14/3/45; Returned to the USA Morrison 2/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 5/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102429

42-102429

Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Hunter 18/3/44; Morrison 2/4/44; Assigned 840BS/483BG Sterparone 17/4/44; Missing in Action Ploesti 15/7/44 with Vic Vlahovich, Bellonio, Gusciora, Ryan, Navarro, Stewart, Fletcher, Watkins, Barton, Van Deren (10 Killed in Action); flak, crashed on mountain; Missing Air Crew Report 6955.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102428

42-102428

Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Kansas City 14/3/44; Dyersburg 20/3/44; W/O 22/4/44.

B-17 #43-37523 / Holy Smokes

43-37523 / Holy Smokes

Delivered Cheyenne 26/4/44; Hunter 4/5/44; Dow Fd 22/5/44; Assigned: 560BS/388BG Knettishall 27/5/44; battle damage at Magdeburg 20/6/44 Pilot: Chas Maring, Scott Johnson, nav ‚, John Hanlon ‚, Roy Dean, Bob Bessett, John Kelly, Tom Isaacs, Art Woodsum, bellied in on base but all crew safe. Slight mid-ait collison w/John Melehes and forced landing W of Sudbury, Sfk, 2/5/45; Returned to US: Bradley 29/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 1/7/45; Scrapped: Kingman 9/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83402

44-83402

Delivered Hunter 21/2/45; Grenier 4/3/45; Assigned 15AF 14/3/45; Returned to the USA Morrison 9/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 29/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97689

42-97689

Delivered Denver 28/1/44; 1SAG Langley 11/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned (H2X) 482BG Alconbury 10/4/44; Returned to the USA 1103 BU Morrison 18/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 2/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97688

42-97688

Delivered Denver 27/1/44; 1SAG Langley 10/3/44; Dow Fd 12/4/44; Assigned (H2X) 482BG Alconbury 11/4/44; first used in mission over a fuel dump at Bois-de-la-Houssire, France 8/4/44; in taxi accident with Tom Davison 11/4/45; Salvaged 2/4/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97677

42-97677

Delivered Denver 23/1/44; 1SAG Langley 12/3/44; Rapid City 16/3/44; with Ken Dahl force landed base 17/1/45; 225 BU Rapid City 1/5/45; 283 BU Galveston 19/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 15/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97676

42-97676

Delivered Denver 24/1/44; 1SAG Langley 11/3/44; Greenboro 14/5/44; used in traing by b452BG;330 BU Dyersburg 1/3/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 19/12/45.

B-17 #43-38910 / Salvoin‘ Sachem

43-38910 / Salvoin‘ Sachem

Delivered Lincoln 9/10/44; Grenier 16/10/44; Assigned 423BS/306BG [RD-B] Thurleigh 19/2/45 SALVOIN‘ SACHEM; transferred 535BS/381BG Ridgewell 21/2/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 10/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 17/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 9/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-85584

44-85584

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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30689

42-30689

Delivered Cheyenne 13/7/43; Gr Isle 22/7/43; Presque Is 1/8/43; Assigned 416BS/99BG Navarin 28/8/43; Oudna 4/8/43; transferred 97BG Depienne 14/11/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44; Written off 31/3/44; repaired, re-ass 885BS/68RG Blida, Alg. for secret mission into occupied territory; Salvaged 24/5/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5123

42-5123

Delivered Geiger 28/9/42; Great Falls 1/12/42; Assigned 20BS/2BG when on training mission crash landed Musselshell, Mt 30/12/42 with Ed Layfield, Co-pilot: Gerald Beem, Navigator: Lewis Newland, Bombardier: Chester Knight, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Fred Brown, Radio Operator: Hulon Dutton, Ball turret gunner: Chas Valys, Waist gunner: Wallace Hanson, Waist gunner: Fred Murray,Tail gunner: Hobart Hall, pass-Jake Reiss, obs-Major Orville Ralston; aircraft caught fire over Melstone, MT, crashed Bull Mountains, south of Mussellshell, MT; (11 Killed in Service); Written off 1/1/43.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30688

42-30688

Delivered Cheyenne 3/7/43; Walla Walla 30/7/43; Redmond 15/8/43; 335 BU Delivered Marbry 9/11/44; 325 BU Avon Park 12/11/45; 2137 BU Hendricks 10/5/45; 325 BU Avon Park 23/5/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 24/8/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97693

42-97693

Delivered Denver 31/1/44; 1SAG Langley 18/2/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG Snetterton 22/4/44; MIA Beauont Afd, Fr 11/6/44 Pilot: Harry Wilcox, Co-Pilot: Don Smith, Navigator: Glenn Read, Bombardier: Bob Germany. hon, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Leland Glover, Radio Operator: Tom Smith, m/op-Lt Glen Fister, Waist Gunner: Richmond Reed, obs-Chas Rogers, miss pilot-Capt Jim Stratton (11KIA); Tail Gunner: Adonal Hudson (POW- picked up by German Navy); shot down by flak from Guernsey, crashed three miles off Langenberg, W of Channel Is. MACR 5624.

B-17 #42-97702

42-97702

Delivered Denver 1/2/44; 1SAG Langley 11/4/44; Grenier 3/5/44; Assigned (H2X) 482BG Alconbury 8/5/44; transferred 339BS/96BG [QJ-D] Snetterton 9/5/44; RetUS, 1103 BU Morrison 22/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 27/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38439

43-38439

Delivered Patterson 3/8/44; Ft Dix 4/9/44; 116 BU Ft Dix 1/1/45; 129 BU Columbia 17/5/45; 139 BU Shaw 25/11/45; 2528 BU Midland 26/12/45; 2622 BU Mather 10/3/46; 613 BU Phillips 4/6/46; 556 BU Long Beach 31/5/47.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30368 / Gil

42-30368 / Gil

Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/43; Gore 1/6/43; Smoky Hill 2/6/43; Gr Isle 4/6/43; Dow Fd 7/6/43; Assigned: 338BS/96BG [BX-B] Snetterton 26/6/43; landing accident at base Pilot: Franklin Berry 4/10/43; MIA Bremen 20/12/43 w/Bernie Fuller, Co-Pilot: Herb Schlicker, Navigator: Orville Metsker, Bombardier: Bill Lambert, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Milford Carger, Radio Operator: Steve Mitchell, Ball Turret Gunner: Glen Statler, Waist Gunner: Tom Gardner, Waist Gunner: Reg McBean, Tail Gunner: John Collins (10POW); flak, crashed near Aurich, Germany. MACR 1703. GIL.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30365 / Rum Boogie III

42-30365 / Rum Boogie III

Delivered Cheyenne 20/5/43; Smoky Hill 31/5/43; Dow Fd 11/7/43; Assigned: 337BS/96BG [AW-B] Snetterton 13/7/43; Duren mission aborted 17/10/43 Pilot: Bill Stoneburner, Co-Pilot: Fred Ward, Navigator: John Griffin, Bombardier: John McNeil, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Henry James, Radio Operator: Andy Hodulik, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Vadney, Waist Gunner: Phil Messenger, Waist Gunner: Lloyd Reynolds, Tail Gunner: Howard Lee (10KIA); caught fire off Cromer, Nfk., crashed North Sea; simply no trace; MACR 1019. RUM BOOGIE III.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30366 / Fertile Myrtle 3rd

42-30366 / Fertile Myrtle 3rd

Delivered Cheyenne 24/5/43; Gore 1/6/43; Smoky Hill 2/6/43; Gr Isle 4/6/43; Dow Fd 25/6/43; Assigned: 338BS/96BG [BX-A] Snetterton 26/6/43; suffered battle damage over Bremen 16/12/43 Pilot: Capt Tom Kenney, crew OK (10RTD-all bailed over Norfolk); crashed Silver Fox Farm, Taverham, Nfk; Salvaged. 31/1/44. FERTILE MYRTLE 3rd.