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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Wild Children/Lucky Strike
    W
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 3 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 8 May 43. Gore Field 9 May 43. Moses Lake 22 May 43. Geiger Field 25 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 1 Jul 43. Dow Field 11 Jul 43. 8th AF 31 Jul 43. John R. Schoenig WIA 8 Oct 43 at Bremen. Crashed at Grove Farm 3 miles from base during practice mission 9 Jul 44. All KIA.
  • 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.
  • Geronimo
    O
    Accepted by USAAF 1 Jul 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 3 Jul 43. Gore Field 4 Jul 43. Cheyenne 5 Jul 43. Dow Field 27 Jul 43. Hit by flak, one engine out, crashed near Malmedy 19 July 44. All KIA.
  • Ole Smoke
    P
    Accepted by USAAF 7 Oct 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 13 Oct 43. Grand Isle 26 Oct 43. 8th AF 10 Nov 43. William Byers WIA at Emden 11 Dec 43. Dean Swank WIA 25 Feb 44 at Regensburg. MIA Augsburg 16 Mar 44. Shot down by fighters, crashed at Himmlingen. Devore KIA, rest 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.
  • Sitting Pretty
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 3 Nov 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 4 Nov 43. Bangor 20 Nov 43. 8th AF 4 Jan 44. Severe flak damage over Brussels on return from mission to Augsburg 13 Apr 44. Vantries WIA at target. Nr. 3 engine windmilling and smoking. Nr 3 prop falls off engine over Channel. Tschudy had 3rd degree burns on hands while throwing out .50 cal gun. Ground looped after landing at RAF base. Crew returned to base next day. Plane later repaired and returned to duty. MIA Leipzig 29 May 44. Shot down by fighters. Nr. 4 engine feathered, right wing on fire and tail damaged. Turned over on its back and went down in spin. Crashed near Rochefort. All evade.
  • 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.
  • Paydola/Johnny Walker
    U
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Aug 43. Denver Mod Center 10 Aug 43. Redmond, Oregon 15 Aug 43. 8th AF 8 Sep 43. Andrew Wallner WIA 22 Mar 44 at Berlin. Returned to U.S. 10 Jul 45. South Plains 11 Jul 45. Declared excess 12 Jul 45. To Kingman 19 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.
  • Lady Satan/Boomerang Baby
    L
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Mar 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 16 Mar 44. Kearney 31 Mar 44. Bangor 4 Apr 44. Dow Field 4 Apr 44. 8th AF 7 Apr 44. MIA Merseburg 29 Jul 44. Hit by flak and fighters. Nr. 3 and 4 engines caught fire. Crashed at Hassenhausen. Wielgos, Putnam KIA, rest POW. Tillison died 31 Mar 45 while POW..
  • Silver Meteor/The Walrus
    L
    Accepted by USAAF 17 Mar 44. Tulsa Mod Center 17 Mar 44. MacDill 28 Mar 44. Kearney 29 Mar 44. Bangor 4 Apr 44. Dow Field 5 Apr 44. 8th AF 7 Apr 44. James A. Bennett WIA 13 Jul 44 at Munich. Woodrow Rulkka WIA 29 Jul 44 at Merseburg. Caught on fire 8 Mar 45. Salvaged 15 Mar 45.
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