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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.
  • Shoot A Pound/The Paper Doll/The Vulture
    G
    Accepted by USAAF 1 Jul 43. Denver Mod Center 1 Jul 43. Amarillo 3 Jul 43. Denver 2 Aug 43. Gore Field 12 Aug 43. Scott Field 13 Aug 43. 8th AF 24 Aug 43. Gus H. DeLucia WIA 9 Sep 43 at Beaumont-sur Oise. To U.S. and Altus 29 Oct 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.
  • Ice Cold Katie
    H
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Nov 43. Denver Mod Center 11 Nov 43. Kearney 27 Nov 43. Manchester 23 Dec 43. Presque Isle 25 Dec 43. 8th AF 31 Dec 43. Hit a tree at Grundisburgh while being slow timed on 2 Jun 44. Salvaged 4 Jun 44. All KIA.
  • Liberty Bell-E
    T
    Accepted by USAAF 29 Sep 43. Denver Mod Center 29 Sep 43. Grand Island 24 Oct 43. 8th AF 10 Nov 43. MIA Regensburg 25 Feb 44. Shot down by fighters, engine on fire. Crashed near Poixterron. Allphin, Marion, Mize, Denton POW, rest KIA.
  • Hells Belles/Sure Thing
    K
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Oct 43. Denver Mod Center 8 Oct 43. Grand Island 27 Oct 43. 8th AF 17 Nov 43. MIA Oranienburg 18 Apr 44. Hit by flak. Bomb bay and Nr. 2 engine caught fire. Crashed at Berge. All POW.
  • Anoxia Queen
    F
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Sep 43. Long Beach Mod Center 10 Sep 43. 8th AF 6 Oct 43. Robert T. Carlson, waist gunner, WIA, and James P. Mallos, waist gunner, KIA 7 Jan 44 at Ludwigshafen. Edward J. Quigley, radio operator WIA 16 Mar 44. All three assigned to crew 9. MIA Augsburg 13 Apr 44. Hit by flak. Crashed near Ostend. All KIA.
  • Southern Comfort
    M
    Accepted by USAAF 3 Feb 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 4 Feb 44. Seattle 5 Feb 44. Great Falls 7 Feb 44. Kearney 9 Feb 44. Presque Isle 25 Feb 44. 8th AF 2 Mar 44. Armon Tuck WIA 18 Apr 44 at Oranienburg. MIA St. Jussy, France 2 Aug 44. Hit by flak, caught fire and exploded. Crashed at Roesselaere. Roberts evades, rest POW.
  • L
    Accepted by USAAF 12 Feb 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 14 Feb 44. Great Falls 15 Feb 44. Cheyenne 19 Feb 44. Kearney 27 Feb 44. 8th AF 12 Mar 44. MIA Oranienburg 18 Apr 44. Hit by flak, entire tail assembly from waist door to rear blown off. Crashed near Germandorf. All KIA.
  • 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.
  • The Univited Missionaires
    C
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Mar 44. Tulsa Mod Center 15 Mar 44. Kearneuy 2 Apr 44. Bangor 4 Apr 44. Grenier 6 Apr 44. 8th AF 9 Apr 44. Feathered one engine during assembly for mission to Mannheim 21 Jan 45. Ditched in English Channel. All KIA.
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