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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Canadian Club/Six Nights in Telergma(Arabian Nuts)
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Jun 43. Denver Mod Center 16 Jun 43. Walla Walla 6 Jul 43. Kearney 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 24 Jul 43. Condemned 18 Aug 43. Repaired 28 Sep 43. First coded BI-B. Changed to BI-G after loss of 230017. Wallace Phillips WIA at Leipzig 12 Apr 44. Hit by flak on 21 Jan 44. Entire wing burning. Pelka, McLaughlin, Harms, Powell, Friuli, Wood bail out 3 miles south of Boulogne, France. Harms, Powell, Fruili evade, rest POW. Pilot maintains control after vertical dive puts out fire. Ball gunner salvoes bombs, acts as copilot, tail gunner mans radio position. Plane returns to base, repaired. Salvaged 22 Jun 45.
  • E
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 16 Aug 44. Hunter Field 16 Aug 44. Palm Springs 17 Aug 44. Hunter Field 20 Aug 44. Grenier 4 Sep 44. 8th AF 4 Sep 44. To 390th 28 Dec 44 from Alconbury. MIA Derben 14 Jan 45. Shot down by fighters. Crashed at Ketzin. Brown, Cardone POW, rest KIA.
  • Chug-A-Lug
    P
    Accepted by USAAF 11 May 44. To Dallas Mod Center 12 May 44. To Langley for PFF conversion 24 Jun 44. To 8th AF 15 Jul 44. To U.S. 5 Jul 45. To Kingman 23 Nov 45.
  • G
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Jun 44. Dallas Mod Center 14 Jun 44. To Langley for PFF conversion 14 Jul 44. Presque Isle 4 Aug 44. 8th AF 5 Aug 44. To U.S. 1 Nov 45. To Walnut Ridge 8 Jan 45.
  • Hard To Get
    L
    Accepted by USAAF 14 Jul 44. Dallas Mod Center 16 Jul 44. To Langley for PFF conversion 12 Aug 44. To Hunter Field 4 Sep 44. To Dow 10 Sep 44. 8th AF 12 Sep 44. Melbourne Tucker, waist gunner on crew 18, KIA on 20 Nov 45. MIA Neumunster 7 Apr 45. Shot down by Me-262. Crashed near Celle. All POW.
  • T
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 27 Sep 44. Dallas Mod Center. Palm Springs 29 Sep 44. El Paso 30 Sep 44. Dallas 1 Oct 44. Hunter 23 Oct 44. Grenier 12 Nov 44. 8th AF 18 Nov 44. To 390th 8 Dec 44. To U.S. 23 Oct 45. To Walnut Ridge 2 Jan 46.
  • Little Butch II
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 9 Dec 43. Denver Mod Center 12 Dec 43. Kearney 30 Dec 43. 8th AF 6 Jan 44. First coded BI-W. Changed to BI-A when 231717 was lost. George R. Waite WIA 29 Jul 44 at Merseburg. MIA Derben 14 Jan 45. Crashed at Goerne. Wiegand, Bracht, Shipplett, Barker KIA, rest POW.
  • Hells Belles/Sure Thing
    K
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Oct 43. Denver Mod Center 8 Oct 43. Grand Island 27 Oct 43. 8th AF 17 Nov 43. MIA Oranienburg 18 Apr 44. Hit by flak. Bomb bay and Nr. 2 engine caught fire. Crashed at Berge. All 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.
  • Merry Max
    J
    Accepted by USAAF 30 May 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 31 May 44. Kearney 6 Jun 44. Bangor 16 Jun 44. Grenier 17 Jun 44. 8th AF 17 Jun 44. To U.S. 5 Jul 45. To Kingman 10 Dec 45.
  • J
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 24 Jul 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 25 Jul 44. Kearney 31 Jul 44. Manchester 9 Aug 44. Grenier 9 Aug 44. 8th AF 11 Aug 44. To 390th 14 Sep 44. Marshall Haugen WIA 31 Dec 44 at Hamburg. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 17 Dec 45.
  • F
    Accepted by USAAF 13 Mar 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 14 Mar 44. MacDill 29 Mar 44. Bangor 4 Apr 44. Dow Field 4 Apr 44. 8th AF 7 Apr 44. MIA Munich 13 Jul 44. Hit by flak in bomb bay, caught fire, crashed at Notzing. All POW.
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