“The best bomber which was ever built. She could handle extensive damage and still stay in the air.”
General Ira C. Eaker

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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107153

42-107153

Delivered Tulsa 7/3/44; Sioux City 17/3/44; Grenier 5/4/44; Assigned: 369BS/306BG [WW-V] Thurleigh 25/4/44; MIA Munich 16/7/44 Pilot: Fred Jones, Co-Pilot: Cliff Hammersley, Navigator: Chas Weaver, Bombardier: Bob Stanaker, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Griffiths, Radio Operator: Bob Price, Ball Turret Gunner: Woodie Rose, Waist Gunner: Milton Katz, Tail Gunner: Art Flores (9EVD); flak, crashed Leninges, Belgium. ; MACR 7567.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5164

42-5164

Delivered Tulsa 5/10/42; Scott 6/1/43; Chicago 22/4/43; Lockbourn 10/5/43; crash landed base 7/9/43 with Clarry Abercrombie; with Edson Penn (?Crupp?) crash landed Lockbourn 23/10/43; Written off 1/11/43.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5210

42-5210

Delivered Cheyenne 9/10/42; Hobbs 22/11/42; with Paul Koons force landed base 4/1/44; 4136 BU Tinker 4/7/44; 3017 BU Hobbs 14/8/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 29/8/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31729

42-31729

Delivered Cheyenne 11/12/43; Salt Lake City 26/12/43; Kingman 27/12/43; force landed Yucca Aux Fd with Jim Berkshire 17/5/44; 3018 BU Kingman 23/3/45; 3017 BU Hobbs 22/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 18/1/46.

B-17 #42-31622

42-31622

Delivered Denver 29/11/43; Kearney 23/12/43; Oklahoma City 30/12/43; Scott 8/1/44; Memphis 9/1/44; Morrison 10/1/44; Assigned 414BS/97BG Amendola 22/1/44; mid air coll with 42-30405 on Steyr mission 24/3/44; takes tail of ‘405, and returns base; repaired, but re-ass cargo ship from 9/10/44; Salvaged 30/5/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6376 / Fuddyhuckle

44-6376 / Fuddyhuckle

Delivered Hunter 21/7/44; Presque Is 4/8/44; Assigned 348BS/99BG Tortorella 13/8/44; {68m} Returned to the USA Bradley 18/6/45; Sth Plains 21/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 17/12/45. FUDDYHUCKLE.