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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Wild Children/Lucky Strike
    W
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 3 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 8 May 43. Gore Field 9 May 43. Moses Lake 22 May 43. Geiger Field 25 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 1 Jul 43. Dow Field 11 Jul 43. 8th AF 31 Jul 43. John R. Schoenig WIA 8 Oct 43 at Bremen. Crashed at Grove Farm 3 miles from base during practice mission 9 Jul 44. All KIA.
  • M
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Oct 43. Vandalia 26 Oct 43. 8th AF 22 Dec 43. Landed in Kiev to refuel after mission to Ruhland on 21 Jun 44. On departing Poltava on 28 Jun 44, ran into weather and landed at Teheran. To Cairo on 29 Jun 44. Landed at Tripoli. Had five P-51 mechanics as passengers. To Casablanca 3 Jul 44. To England 9 Jul 44. Crash landed at Tolwyn, Wales. Hit an air raid shelter. Damaged beyond repair, salvaged. Crew safe.
  • Paydola/Johnny Walker
    U
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Aug 43. Denver Mod Center 10 Aug 43. Redmond, Oregon 15 Aug 43. 8th AF 8 Sep 43. Andrew Wallner WIA 22 Mar 44 at Berlin. Returned to U.S. 10 Jul 45. South Plains 11 Jul 45. Declared excess 12 Jul 45. To Kingman 19 Nov 45.
  • Shatzi II - We Aim to Please
    Z
    Accepted by USAAF 18 Sep 43. Long Beach Mod Center 20 Sep 43. Scott Field 7 Oct 43. 8th AF 9 Oct 43. Jack Roth WIA 13 Apr 44 at Augsburg. To U.S. 4 Jul 45. To Kingman 16 Nov 45.
  • Belle of the Brawl
    F
    Accepted by USAAF 16 Mar 44. Denver Mod Center 16 Mar 44. Hunter Field 16 Mar 44. Love Field 21 Apr 44. Hunter Field 30 Apr 44. Dow Field 30 Apr 44. 8th AF 5 May 44. Robert R. Rice WIA 15 Oct 44 at Cologne. Howard Brooks, radio operator, and John Cullen, waist gunner, KIA 14 Feb 45. MIA Kaiserlautern 2 Jan 45. Right wing blown off by flak. All POW.
  • Anna
    D
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Apr 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 27 Apr 44. Hunter Field 4 May 44. Dayton 7 May 44. Hunter Field 17 May 44. 8th AF 18 May 44. Severe battle damage 15 Oct 44. Nr. 3 and 4 engines feathered. Right wing on fire. Francis WIA, Priest KIA, Rutkowski KIA after leaving aircraft. Francis, McLaughlin return, rest POW. Fire goes out, pilot lands at Trond A/D, Belgium. Salvaged 14 Nov 44.
  • The Diplomat
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 24 Apr 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 26 Apr 44. Kearney 7 May 44. Bangor 20 May 44. Dow Field 21 May 44. 8th AF 22 May 44. John D. Davis WIA 24 Dec 44 at Zellhausen. Severe battle damage at Chemnitz 6 Feb 45. Crew bailed out near Guert, returned. Plane crashed east of Les Combes in a wheat field. Salvaged 6 Feb 45.
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