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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Chug-A-Lug
    P
    Accepted by USAAF 11 May 44. To Dallas Mod Center 12 May 44. To Langley for PFF conversion 24 Jun 44. To 8th AF 15 Jul 44. To U.S. 5 Jul 45. To Kingman 23 Nov 45.
  • GI Wonder
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Oct 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 13 Oct 43. Grand Isle 25 Oct 43. 8th AF 9 Nov 43. Melvin R. Adams WIA 29 Jul 44 at Merseburg. To U.S. and Kingman 13 Nov 45.
  • 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.
  • Old Soldier/Shatzi III
    C
    Aceepted by USAAF 27 Nov 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 30 Nov 43. Kearney 13 Dec 43. Grenier 26 Jan 44. 8th AF 28 Han 44. Arthur Harman WIA 23 Mar 44 at Brunswick. Took off on weather mission on 24 May 44. Mechanical difficulty, probably fire, force crew to bail out. Plane crashed in the Willows, a wood south of base. Percy Stressing crew. Salvaged 27 May 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.
  • Paper Doll II
    D
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Dec 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 11 Dec 43. Kearney 20 Dec 43. 8th AF 11 Jan 44. Martin Lewis WIA 27 May 44 at Strasbourg. MIA Paris 2 Jun 44. Hit by flak, Nr. 3 engine on fire, went into spin and exploded. Crashed at Maison La Fitte. Crouch, Ferguson, Tureman POW, rest KIA.
  • Ole Basser
    P
    Accepted by USAAF 28 Oct 43. Denver Mod Center 18 Oct 43. 8th AF 11 Nov 43. MIA Chartres, France 2 Mar 44. Hit by flak near tail. Large pices of vertical stabilizer and entire left horizontal stabilizer, several feet of rear fuselage blown off. Started to climb, then looped and dove steeply down. Crashed near Abbeville. Baker, Shecter, DeLong, McCarty POW. Jones evades, rest KIA.
  • Pickle Dropper IV
    J
    Accepted by USAAF 28 Sep 43. Long Beach Mod Center 29 Sep 43. Grand Island 17 Oct 43. 8th AF 1 Nov 43. Louis Matthews WIA 27 Apr 44 at Le Culot. Maurice Heaton, Howard Thomas WIA 7 May 44 at Berlin. MIA Boulogne 5 Jun 44. Hit by flak, caught fire and crashed in English Channel. Eigh bail out prior to crash. All KIA.
  • 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.
  • Anna
    D
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Apr 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 27 Apr 44. Hunter Field 4 May 44. Dayton 7 May 44. Hunter Field 17 May 44. 8th AF 18 May 44. Severe battle damage 15 Oct 44. Nr. 3 and 4 engines feathered. Right wing on fire. Francis WIA, Priest KIA, Rutkowski KIA after leaving aircraft. Francis, McLaughlin return, rest POW. Fire goes out, pilot lands at Trond A/D, Belgium. Salvaged 14 Nov 44.
  • 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.
  • 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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