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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Pinky
    V
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 6 May 43. Denver 10 May 43. Gore Field 11 May 43. Denver 12 May 43. Gore Field 21 May 43. Geiger Field 22 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Gore Field 11 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 10 Jul 43. Dow Field 14 Jul 43. 8th AF 17 Jul 43. MIA Munster 10 Oct 43. Attacked by fighters, crashed at Buurse. Look KIA, Converse evades, rest POW.
  • Short Stuff/Spirit of '76
    N
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 14 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 15 May 43. Gore Field 17 May 43. Cheyenne 20 May 43. Geiger Field 28 May 43. Walla Walla 4 Jun 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 30 Jun 43. Dow Field 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 14 Jul 43. MIA 18 Apr 44. Hit by flak on Orienburg mission. Landed at Bulltofta, Sweden. Procopio, Millington, Dye, Mitchell, Belisle, Robertson, Sharpless removed from camp on 9 Oct 44 by Swedish and American officials and flown to England in B-24. Sansone, Coburn returned in same manner in Nov 44.
  • Cabin in the Sky/Rough Group/Dorothy Dee
    P
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 14 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 21 May 43. Gore Field 19 May 43. Cheyenne 21 May 43. Geiger Field 28 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Gore Field 12 Jun 43. Dow Field 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 13 Jul 43. John F. Tierney WIA 7 May 44 at Berlin. To U.S 4 Jul 45. To Altus 14 Aug 45.
  • R
    Accepted by USAAF 30 Jul 43. Dallas Mod Center 4 Aug 43. Gore Field 5 Aug 43. Dallas 8 Aug 43. Dalhart 17 Aug 43. Grand Island 3 Sep 43. 8th AF 9 Sep 43. MIA Munster 10 Oct 43. Shot down by fighters, crashed at Ostbevern. Grace, Lowrie KIA, rest POW.
  • Miss Lace/Shy Ann/Pinky III/Honey Chile
    R
    Accepted by USAAF 31 Aug 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 4 Sep 43. Grand Isle 7 Oct 43. 8th AF 6 Oct 43. Transferred to RAF 21 Jan 44.
  • Shy Ann
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 31 Aug 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 4 Sep 43. Grand Isle 7 Oct 43. 8th AF 16 Oct 43. Mechanical failure after take-off for mission to Gelsenkirchen 5 Nov 43. Went into flat spin at 3000 feet, crashed in North Sea off Aldeburgh, England. All KIA.
  • Cabin in the Sky
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 7 Sep 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 9 Sep 43. 8th AF 28 Sep 43. William McConnell, Sam Weinstein WIA 19 May 44 at Berlin. George S. Lomden, KLD 22 Jun 44. Salvaged 30 Jan 44.
  • Rosie Wrecktum
    F
    Accepted by USAAF 28 Sep 43. Denver Mod Center 10 Sep 43. Grand Isle 31 Oct 43. 8th AF 14 Nov 43. Crash landed on 23 May 44. Salvaged by 1st Strategic Air Depot.
  • ETO - I tis
    E
    Accepted by USAAF 29 Sep 43. Grand Isle 16 Oct 43. 8th AF 14 Nov 43. MIA Brunswick 10 Feb 44. Shot down by fighters, crashed at Bloksijl. Harnish KIA, Burke, Lambert, Tarleton evade, rest POW.
  • Decatur Deb
    G
    Accepted by USAAF 27 Nov 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 30 Nov 43. Gowen Field 5 Dec 43. Salt Lake City 6 Dec 43. Rock Springs 7 Dec 43. Laramie 9 Dec 43. Cheyenne 12 Dec 43. Kearney 17 Dec 43. Romulus 6 Jan 44. Presque Isle 8 Jan 44. 8th AF 12 Jan 44. James Matney WIA 20 Apr 44 at La Glacerie. Louis G. Mathews, navigator on cre 70, slightly wounded at Le Culot, Frankce on 27 Apr 44. MIA Magdeburg 28 May 44. Shot down by fighters. Fire in cockpit and part of vertical stabilizer shot away. Wnet down in a spin and crashed near Magdeburg. Milenock, Bolton, Stoy POW, rest KIA.
  • Lassie
    Q
    Accepted by USAAF 2 Dec 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 3 Dec 43. Kearney 16 Dec 43. Great Falls 2 Jan 44. Presque Isle 3 Jan 44. 8th AF 5 Jan 44. MIA Augsburg 13 Apr 44. Hit by flak in fuel tank. Nr. 1 engine windmilling. Hit by Swiss flak over Winterhur. Crash landed at Oberglatt. Over 30 flak holes. Ship dismantled and stored at Kloten. Crew interned. Doolittle, Boyd, Embree, Rakes, Grogan, Robinette escape into France, return via French underground.
  • ETO-Itis/Shy Ann
    E
    Accepted by USAAF 30 Dec 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 31 Dec 43. Kearney 13 Jan 44. Romulus 24 Jan 44. Grenier 25 Jan 44. 8th AF 28 Jan 44. MIA Berlin 8 May 44. Shot down by fighters. Crashed near Hadenstorf. Hammond, Hately, Israel, Merrill, Fields POW, rest KIA.
  • Purdy Baby/Miss Cue/Sister Kate/Rick-O-Shay IV
    H
    Accepted by USAAF 4 Jan 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 27 Jan 44. Billings 30 Jan 44. Grand Island 11 Feb 44. Grenier 23 Feb 44. 8th AF 23 Feb 44. John Ward WIA 20 Apr 44 at La Glacerie. To U.S. 6 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • D
    Accepted by USAAF 19 Aug 43. Denver Mod Center 20 Aug 43. 8th AF 4 Nov 43. MIA Bremen 20 Dec 43. Shot down by fighters. Crashed near Bremen. Kodis KIA, rest POW.
  • H
    Accepted by USAAF 1 Oct 43. Denver Mod Center 1 Oct 43. Grand Island 22 Oct 43. Romulus 31 Oct 43. 8th AF 9 Nov 43. MIA Bremen 20 Dec 43. Crew assigned to 569th BS. Hit by flak, crashed at Bremen. Hoffman, Lempka KIA, rest POW.
  • Rick-O-Shay III
    K
    Accepted by USAAF 18 Oct 43. Denver Mod Center 19 Oct 43. Grand Island 1 Nov 43. Romulus 8 Nov 43. 8th AF 15 Nov 43. MIA Augsburg 18 Mar 44. Shot down by fighters. Crashed at Wallburg. Houck, Wallace, Farowich POW, rest KIA.
  • Bomb Bay Ann/Dorothy Dee
    D
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Nov 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 26 Nov 43. Palm Springs 27 Nov 43. Kearney 6 Dec 43. Des Moines 17 Dec 43. Syracuse 18 Dec 43. Presque Isle 20 Dec 43. 8th AF 30 Dec 43. Edward J. Colangelo, waist gunner on crew 88, KIA 16 Aug 44. Laverne J. Dillow, tail gunner on crew 88, KIA 25 Sep 44. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • Pickle Dropper/Sarah Jane
    G
    Accepted by USAAF 31 Aug 43. Long Beach Mod Center 24 Aug 43. Scott Field 2 Oct 43. 8th AF 6 Oct 43. Frank A. Tank WIA 20 Dec 43 at Bremen. MIA Ludwigshaven 30 Dec 43. Shot down by fighters, plane disintegrated. Crashed at Wimy. Terrill, Gallo, Brigman, Kolc, Cassady, Stock, Tank evade, Vanderward KIA, rest POW.
  • Pickle Dropper IV
    J
    Accepted by USAAF 28 Sep 43. Long Beach Mod Center 29 Sep 43. Grand Island 17 Oct 43. 8th AF 1 Nov 43. Louis Matthews WIA 27 Apr 44 at Le Culot. Maurice Heaton, Howard Thomas WIA 7 May 44 at Berlin. MIA Boulogne 5 Jun 44. Hit by flak, caught fire and crashed in English Channel. Eigh bail out prior to crash. All KIA.
  • F
    Accepted by USAAF 17 Feb 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 17 Feb 44. Great Falls 19 Feb 44. Dow Field 28 Apr 44. 8th AF 29 Apr 44. MIA Strasbourg, France 27 May 44. Hit by flak. Crashed at St. Omer. Czemerda, Lewis, Sparks, Metcalf, Green POW, rest KIA.
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