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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97775

42-97775

Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/44; Denver 3/3/44; 1SAG Langley 1/6/44; Dow Fd 24/6/44; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-L] Snetterton 29/6/44; crash landed base with Francis Jones 14/1/45; Salvaged 15/1/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97774

42-97774

Delivered Cheyenne 23/2/44; Denver 2/3/44; 1SAG Langley 20/4/44; 3539 BU Langley 16/9/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 8/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97595

42-97595

Delivered Denver 31/12/43; 1SAG Langley 23/1/44; Grenier 5/2/44; Assigned: 813BS-482BG [PC-E] Alconbury 19/2/44; t/o 17/3/44 for Snetterton ready to lead mission the following day Pilot: Capt Lopez Mantoux, Co-Pilot: Emerson Dyer, Navigator: Bill Ryan{seriously injured}, Bombardier: Capt Newton Hatfield, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Albt Brown, Radio Operator: Francis Lynen, Waist Gunner: John Campbell, Waist Gunner: Chas Clark, Tail Gunner: Vince Carlwicz, pass: Sgts Harley Rayner, Dan Delmonte & Cpl Harry Williams; visibility was impaired and struck tree, knocking off right stabilizer; (12RTD), Salvaged. 18/3/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97783

42-97783

Delivered Cheyenne 25/2/44; Denver 1/3/44; Alexandra 20/3/44; 221 BU Alexandra 17/1/45; 329 BU Alexandra 1/3/45; 326 BU MacDill 8/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 29/10/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97773

42-97773

Delivered Cheyenne 23/2/44; Denver 2/3/44; 1SAG Langley 21/4/44; Atlanta 7/5/44; 112 BU Westover 9/3/45; 3539 BU Langley 16/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 20/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97772

42-97772

Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/44; Denver 2/3/44; 1SAG Langley 4/6/44; Dow Fd 20/5/44; Assigned Soxo ?

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6091 / Lotta Bull

44-6091 / Lotta Bull

Delivered Tulsa 29/4/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned: 561BS/388BG Knettishall 26/5/44; mech fault, Kassel 8/9/44 Pilot: ‘; c/r France; 9RTD. LOTTA BULL.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30853

42-30853

Delivered Cheyenne 9/8/43; 30BS/19BG Pyote 9/11/43; 246 BU Pratt 4/6/44; 271 BU Kearney 18/6/43; 246 BU Pratt 19/7/44; 232 BU Dalhart 23/8/44; 244 BU Harvard 4/10/44; 203 BU Jackson 21/1/45; 215 BU Pueblo 16/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 30/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30844

42-30844

Delivered Dallas 6/8/434; Gore 7/8/43; Dallas 12/8/43; 435BS/19BG Pyote 21/8/43; 9BG McCook 6/6/44; 245 BU McCook 16/9/44; 245 BU Brookley 16/10/44; 245 BU McCook 9/12/44; 4100 BU Patterson 11/12/44; 237 BU Kirtland 3/3/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 26/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8885

44-8885

Delivered Lincoln 24/1/45; Grenier 17/2/45; Assigned 8AF 22/2/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 10/5/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97764

42-97764

Delivered Cheyenne 17/2/44; Denver 2/3/44; 1SAG Langley 30/5/44; Grenier 19/6/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG Snetterton 29/6/44; MIA Merseburg 28/7/44 Pilot: Mel Franklin, (+ 452BG crew), Capt John Slusser, Norman Willbach, Frank Parker, Martin Guyette, Bill Crandall {mickey op} (6KIA); Warren Payne, Ray Keegan, F/O Harry Eastman {tg} (3POW); mid air coll, ‘ w/42-97616, crashed Merseburg, Germany. MACR 7828.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97616 / Hi-Blower

42-97616 / Hi-Blower

Delivered Denver 7/1/44; Salt Lake City 12/1/44; 1SAG Langley 4/2/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG Snetterton 5/4/44; MIA Pilot: 452BG Merseburg 28/7/44 w/Capt F.J. Boyer, Maj Germany. ard Karris, Bill Graham, Leon Nagengast, Carl Omohundro, Lt Chas Everett {mickey op}, Roger Haskell, Lt Kyle Gilmour {tg}(8KIA); Bill Kaplan, Lloyd Helms, Col Archie Smith {mission pilot} (3POW); mid air coll ‘ w/42-97764; crashed Merseburg, Ger. MACR 7827. HI-BLOWER.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37789

43-37789

Delivered Cheyenne 21/5/44; Patterson 30/5/44; Kearney 30/6/44; Dow Fd 13/7/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG Snetterton [MZ- ] 14/7/44; MIA Frankfurt 9/3/45 Pilot: Harvey Fox, Co-Pilot: Tom Tierney, Bombardier: Bill Andrews, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Fred Chambers, Radio Operator: Aldie Tiush, Ball Turret Gunner: Jack Tompkins, Waist Gunner: John Albert, Tail Gunner: Ted Stott (8POW); Navigator: Germany. ld Clohessy (KIA); flak, crashed Langen, Ger. Salvaged. 14/4/45; MACR 12958.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30843

42-30843

Delivered Dallas 6/8/43; Gore 7/8/43; Dallas 10/8/43; 19BG Pyote 9/11/43; with Don Allenby to 221 BU Pierre 20/8/44; 504BG Fairmont 26/8/44; 241 BU Fairmont 17/9/44; 249 BU Alliance 19/10/44; 268 BU Peterson 1/3/45; 4134 BU Spokane 8/6/45; 268 BU Peterson 12/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 29/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30842

42-30842

Delivered Dallas 5/8/43; Gore 6/8/43; Dallas 10/8/43; 19BG Pyote 9/11/43; 271 BU Kearney 15/6/44; with H. M. Locker force landed 4136 BU Tinker 22/9/44; 271 BU Kearney 9/1/45; 2519 BU Fort Worth 8/6/45; 271 BU Kearney 22/7/45; 485 BU Kearney 29/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 16/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83240

44-83240

Delivered Hunter 10/1/45; Grenier 22/1/45; Assigned 483BG Sterparone 31/1/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 10/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8888

44-8888

Delivered Hunter 24/1/45; Grenier 13/2/45; Assigned 8AF 15/2/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 10/5/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8887

44-8887

Delivered Hunter 27/1/45; Dow Fd 13/2/45; Assigned 8AF 15/2/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 23/5/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8886

44-8886

Delivered Hunter 22/1/45; Dow Fd 17/2/45; Assigned 8AF 7/3/45; Re-ass 30/4/47; 501 HB Eschaden 18/1/48; 7160 AB Oberpfaffenhofen 1/7/48; 7290 HB Oberpfaffenhofen 9/8/48; 1807 AC Weisbaden 26/4/49; Salvaged 3/5/50.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83239

44-83239

Delivered Lincoln 10/1/45; Grenier 6/2/45; Assigned 15AF 7/2/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 14/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30848

42-30848

Delivered Cheyenne 7/8/43; 225 BU Rapid City 14/8/45; 2517 BU Elington 15/5/45; 225 BU Rapid City 11/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Ontario 12/6/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30847 / Pegasus

42-30847 / Pegasus

Delivered Cheyenne 7/8/43; Dalhart 17/8/43; Assigned: 413BS/96BG [MZ-N] Snetterton 8/9/43; ret from mission 10/2/44 Pilot: Bob Dickert, Co-Pilot: Bob Scott, Navigator: Ken Stone{wia}, Bombardier: Vernon Schraeder, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim White (5RTD); Radio Operator: Chas Rayburn (KIA); Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Gafford{wia}, Waist Gunner: Herman Rennow{wia}, Tail Gunner: Bob Myerrs (3POW); Waist Gunner: Wilbur Haugen (EVD); MIA Berlin 8/3/44 w/Don Kasch, n-Gene Schadler (2KIA); cp-Leroy Allen, b-Roger Buhla, ettg-Joe Germany. a, ro-Bob Stott, btg-Norman Wolcoc, wg-Guy Wert, wg-John Lawski, tg-Boles Masys (8POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Lutten, four miles NE of Vechta, Ger. MACR 3423. PEGASUS.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30846

42-30846

Delivered Dallas 6/8/43; Gore 7/8/43; Dallas 10/8/43; Tinker 20/12/43; 3501 BU Boca Raton 16/7/43; 4006 BU Miami 19/8/44; 3501 BU Boca Raton 24/8/44; 3539 BU Langley 7/1/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 20/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30845

42-30845

Delivered Dallas 6/8/43; Gore 7/8/43; Dallas 10/8/43; 93BS/19BG Pyote 21/8/43; force landed base with Bob Brown 26/8/43; 4006 BU Miami 5/8/44; 4200 BU Chicago Mun 1/1/45; 236 BU Pyote 2/1/45; 4104 BU Rome 18/1/45; Written off Recl Comp 14/8/45.

B-17 #44-6555

44-6555

Delivered Hunter 6/9/44; Grenier 21/9/44; Assigned 772BS/463BG Celone 11/10/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 15/3/45 with Walt Griffith, Co-pilot: Isles O’Malley, Navigator: John Fyfe, Bombardier: Dan Thomas, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Darwin Bartow, Radio Operator: Gerald Moty, Ball turret gunner: Erwin Lange, Waist gunner: Paul Mitchell, Waist gunner: Richard Oberly,Tail gunner: Don Baker, ?-Emil Meersand (11POW?); flak, crashed Gorlitz; Missing Air Crew Report 12999.