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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • G
    Accepted by USAAF 16 Dec 44. Lincoln 16 Dec 44. Albuquerque 18 Dec 44. Grenier 22 Dec 44. Dow Field 23 Dec 44. 8th AF 31 Dec 44. To 390th 18 Jan 45. To U.S. 30 Jan 45. To Kingman 24 Nov 45.
  • Reluctant
    C
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Jul 44. Dallas Mod Center 26 Jul 44. Cheyenne 4 Aug 44. Lincoln 16 Aug 44. Manchester 1 Sep 44. Grenier 2 Sep 44. To 390th 11 Sept 44. Aborted on 14 Feb 45 mission. Nr. 2 engine burning at 12,000 feet due to mechanical failure. Pilot dove to 7,000 feet, fire went out. During the dive, Mayer, Warwick, Turner, McVay and Carbonne bail out over water, KIA. Pilot and rest of crew return to base (MACR 12351). MIA Berlin 18 Mar 45. Hit by flak and caught fire. Palombo KIA, rest POW.
  • Little Butch III
    O
    Accepted by USAAF 3 Mar 44. Denver Mod Center 4 Mar 44. Grand Island 13 Apr 44. Bangor 27 Apr 44. Grenier 29 Apr 44. 8th AF 2 May 44. Assigned to 100th BG. Transferred to 390th BG. TO U.S. 5 Jul 45. To Kingman 13 Dec 45.
  • Cloud Hopper
    N
    Accepted by USAAF 25 Jul 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 27 Jul 44. Hunter Field 1 Aug 44. Grenier 30 Aug 44. 8th AF 1 Sep 44. MIA Derben 14 Jan 45. Shot down by fighters. Crashed at Dreetz. Harl, Bumbalough, Rose POW, rest KIA.
  • No Name Jive
    S
    Accepted by USAAF 25 Aug 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 25 Aug 44. Lincoln 30 Aug 44. Manchester 6 Sep 44. Grenier 6 Sep 44. 8th AF 7 Sep 44. MIA Berlin 18 Mar 45. Hit by flak, Nr. 3 engine out. Bailed out behind Russian lines. Berryman, Dahlin, Chavet, Riley KIA, rest return from Russia.
  • T
    Accepted by USAAF 31 Aug 44. Hunter Field 4 Sep 44. Grenier 15 Sep 44. 8th AF 24 Sep 44. To 390th 1 Jan 45. MIA Cologne 10 Jan 45. Hit by flak in left wing, caught fire, crashed near Dusseldorf. Skinner, Scott, Craig, Wylie POW, rest KIA.
  • Smiling Jack
    H
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Sep 44. Hunter Field 6 Nov 44. Grenier 14 Nov 44. 8th AF 18 Nov 44. To 390th 2 Jan 45. Jack J. Wangelin (pilot), KIA, John R. Matthews (co-pilot), WIA, 23 Jan 45 at Neuss. To U.S. 1 Jul 45. To Kingman 10 Dec 45.
  • Bob Tail Battler/Mississippi Mission
    R
    Accepted by USAAF 25 Mar 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 28 Mar 44. Billings 3 May 44. Cheyenne 4 May 44. Kearney 12 May 44. Bangor 23 May 44. Grenier 24 May 44. 8th AF 26 May 44. Sterling Stamps WIA 13 Jul 44 at Munich. MIA Derben 14 Jan 45. Shot down by fighters. Crashed at Garlitz. Robinson, O'Neil, Lash, Hardy, Marshall POW, rest KIA.
  • Silver Meteor/The Walrus
    L
    Accepted by USAAF 17 Mar 44. Tulsa Mod Center 17 Mar 44. MacDill 28 Mar 44. Kearney 29 Mar 44. Bangor 4 Apr 44. Dow Field 5 Apr 44. 8th AF 7 Apr 44. James A. Bennett WIA 13 Jul 44 at Munich. Woodrow Rulkka WIA 29 Jul 44 at Merseburg. Caught on fire 8 Mar 45. Salvaged 15 Mar 45.
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