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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Miss Carry
    D
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 14 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 18 May 43. Gore Field 19 May 43. Cheyenne 20 May 43. Spokane 26 May 43. Portland 4 Jun 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 2 Jul 43. Dow Field 13 Jul 43. 8th AF 17 Jul 43. Paul W. Vance WIA 10 Oct 43 at Munster. 230334 collides with 230325 on mission to Frankfurt 29 Jan 44, damages props. 334 MIA, 325 returns to base. Robert J. Watson, copilot, KIA 12 Jun 44. Salvaged Greencastle, N. Ireland 2 May 45.
  • Coy Decoy II
    U
    Accepted by USAAF 30 Jun 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 3 Jul 43. Gore Field 4 Jul 43. Cheyenne 5 Jul 43. Dow Field 27 Jul 43. 8th AF 5 Aug 43. Severe 20mm damage on mission to Hanau 4 Oct 43. Transfer to RAF 21 Jan 44.
  • Wild Children
    V
    Accepted by USAAF 6 Jul 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 8 Jul 43. Gore Field 9 Jul 43. Cheyenne 10 Jul 43. Kearney 23 Jul 43. Topeka 1 Aug 43. Kearney 7 Aug 43. Topeka 13 Aug 43. Scott Field 14 Aug 43. 8th AF 24 Aug 43. MIA Emden 11 Dec 43. Hit by flak, crashed near Groningen. All POW.
  • 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.
  • Ice Cold Katie
    H
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Nov 43. Denver Mod Center 11 Nov 43. Kearney 27 Nov 43. Manchester 23 Dec 43. Presque Isle 25 Dec 43. 8th AF 31 Dec 43. Hit a tree at Grundisburgh while being slow timed on 2 Jun 44. Salvaged 4 Jun 44. All KIA.
  • Belle of the Brawl
    N
    Accepted by USAAF 22 Nov 43. Denver Mod Center 23 Nov 43. Kearney 16 Nov 43. Wilimington 31 Dec 43. Manchester 1 Jan 44. MIA La Glacerie, France 8 May 44. Hit by flak, crashed near Breuville. Vlahos, Morris POW, rest KIA.
  • Old Soldier/Shatzi III
    C
    Aceepted by USAAF 27 Nov 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 30 Nov 43. Kearney 13 Dec 43. Grenier 26 Jan 44. 8th AF 28 Han 44. Arthur Harman WIA 23 Mar 44 at Brunswick. Took off on weather mission on 24 May 44. Mechanical difficulty, probably fire, force crew to bail out. Plane crashed in the Willows, a wood south of base. Percy Stressing crew. Salvaged 27 May 44.
  • 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.
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy/Holey Joe/General Sherman/Quee
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 9 Oct 43. Long Beach Mod Center 9 Oct 43. Grand Island 22 Oct 43. 8th AF 9 Nov 43. John Oliver, Francis MacKay, Stanley Davis, Von Schlegel WIA 11 Dec 43 at Emden. Thomas Parks WIA 4 Feb 44 at Frankfurt. To U.S. 9 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • Flying Coffin/Dutch Cleaner/Yankee Doodle Dandy
    J
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Oct 43. Long Beach Mod Center 15 Oct 43. Grand Island 1 Nov 43. 8th AF 17 Nov 43. Aircraft christened Yankee Doodle Dandy by Jimmy Cagney 15 Mar 44. MIA Leipzig 29 May 44. Shot down by fighters. Nr. 1 engine on fire, left aileron and wing damaged. Crashed near Leipzig. Nesbitt, Larson, Dyer, Meyer KIA, rest POW.
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