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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gloria Ann II/Close Crop
    E
    Accepted by USAAF 28 Jan 44. Tulsa Mod Center 27 Jan 44. Kearney 16 Feb 44. Presque Isle 29 Mar 44. 8th AF 2 Mar 44. Crashed at Parham one minute after takeoff on 27 Dec 44. Crew killed.
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