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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.
  • Rick-O-Shay/Norma J
    S
    Original Aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 28 Apr 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 30 Apr 43. Gore Field 22 May 43. Spokane 24 May 43. Gore Field 11 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 29 Jun 43. Dow Field 11 July 43. 8th AF 12 Jul 43. MIA Emden 11 Dec 43. Attacked by fighters, part of horizontal and vertical stabilizer shot away. Crashed at Westeraccum. Weiss, Hulme POW, rest KIA.
  • Cabin in the Sky/Rough Group/Dorothy Dee
    P
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 14 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 21 May 43. Gore Field 19 May 43. Cheyenne 21 May 43. Geiger Field 28 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Gore Field 12 Jun 43. Dow Field 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 13 Jul 43. John F. Tierney WIA 7 May 44 at Berlin. To U.S 4 Jul 45. To Altus 14 Aug 45.
  • Cabin in the Sky
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 7 Sep 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 9 Sep 43. 8th AF 28 Sep 43. William McConnell, Sam Weinstein WIA 19 May 44 at Berlin. George S. Lomden, KLD 22 Jun 44. Salvaged 30 Jan 44.
  • Sweetheart of Pas de Calais
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 7 Dec 43. Denver Mod Center 11 Dec 43. Kearney 30 Dec 43. 8th AF 11 Jan 44. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 9 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.
  • 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.
  • Problem Child
    B
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 12 Apr 44. Denver Mod Center 12 Apr 44. Langley 18 May 44. Dow Field 9 Jun 44. 8th AF 10 Jun 44. Assigned to 95th BG. Transferred to 390th BG 10 Sep 44. Radar equipment removed, converted back to B-17G Jan 45. To U.S. and Bradley Field 2 Jul 45. South Plains 4 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Nov 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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