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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.
  • Miss Carry
    D
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 14 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 18 May 43. Gore Field 19 May 43. Cheyenne 20 May 43. Spokane 26 May 43. Portland 4 Jun 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 2 Jul 43. Dow Field 13 Jul 43. 8th AF 17 Jul 43. Paul W. Vance WIA 10 Oct 43 at Munster. 230334 collides with 230325 on mission to Frankfurt 29 Jan 44, damages props. 334 MIA, 325 returns to base. Robert J. Watson, copilot, KIA 12 Jun 44. Salvaged Greencastle, N. Ireland 2 May 45.
  • 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.
  • Gloria Ann
    E
    Accepted by USAAF 25 Sep 43. Denver Mod Center 27 Sep 43. Grand Island 19 Oct 43. 8th AF 20 Oct 43. Sever damage from enemy 20mm cannon fire on Berlin mission 6 Mar 44. Salvaged. Plane had over 700 holes.
  • 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.
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