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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Lucky
    M
    Accepted by USAAF 5 Apr 44. Tulsa Mod Center 4 Apr 44. Hunter Field 17 Apr 44. Houston 18 Apr 44. Jacksonville 20 Apr 44. Dow Field 30 Apr 44. 8th AF 3 May 44. Battle damage 8 Sep 44 at Mainz. Two engines out, landed in France. Edgar W. Moody crew. Coded FC-M after aircraft was repaired and returned to base. While in France, 338515 was coded FC-K. 007 changed to FC-M after loss of 297821. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 19 Dec 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.
  • Bomb Bay Ann/Dorothy Dee
    D
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Nov 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 26 Nov 43. Palm Springs 27 Nov 43. Kearney 6 Dec 43. Des Moines 17 Dec 43. Syracuse 18 Dec 43. Presque Isle 20 Dec 43. 8th AF 30 Dec 43. Edward J. Colangelo, waist gunner on crew 88, KIA 16 Aug 44. Laverne J. Dillow, tail gunner on crew 88, KIA 25 Sep 44. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • C
    Accepted by USAAF 28 Dec 43. To Denver Mod Center. Langley 24 Jan 44. Modified for PFF. 8th AF 8 Feb 44. Assigned to 96th BG. Transferred to 390th BG. MIA Nuremberg 10 Sep 44. Exploded after flak hit in right wing. Gilbert, Hall POW, rest KIA.
  • E
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Mar 44. Denver Mod Center 10 Mar 44. Kearney 13 Apr 44. Manchester 27 Apr 44. Grenier 29 Apr 44. 8th AF 30 Apr 44. MIA Bohlen 29 Jun 44. Fell out of formation at 0900 near Leipzig with Nr. 2 engine feathered. Near coast, feathered two more engines. Ditched in North Sea 15 miles from enemy coast. Enemy aircraft strafed and set fire to rescue launch, sinking it. Mayall KIA, Downie was KIA in rescue launch. Beeson, Bell, Gray WIA. Rest of crew picked up later and taken to Yarmouth.
  • 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.
  • Songoon
    N
    Accepted by USAAF 1 May 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 2 May 44. Kearney 10 May 44. Bangor 24 May 44. Grenier 24 May 44. 8th AF 26 May 44. Battle damage at Warsaw 18 Sep 44. Left in Russia. Recovered. Collision with 338521 on Dresden mission 2 Mar 45. Returned to base. George A. Lockhart WIA. To U.S. 5 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 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.
  • Blues in the Night
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 2 Jun 44. Cheyenne Mod Cente r2 Jun 44. Hunter Field 8 Jun 44. Grenier 23 Jun 44. Dow Field 24 Jun 44. 8th AF 28 Jun 44. MIA Stuttgart 5 Sep 44. Hit by flak, Nr. 1 and 4 engines out. Landed Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned. Gallagher, Estes, Foley, Jaspers, Underwood escape, return Jan 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.
  • North Star
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 12 Feb 44. Tulsa Mod Center 12 Feb 44. Grand Island 23 Feb 44. Presque Isle 11 Mar 44. Grenier 13 Mar 44. 8th AF 16 Mar 44. MIA Merseburg 7 Jul 44. Prop wash caused collision over Zuider Zee with 297983. Crashed at Hoorn. Wicker, Matlock POW, rest KIA.
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