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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • E
    Accepted by USAAF 22 Sep 44. Lincoln 22 Sep 44. Albuquerque 23 Sep 44. Lincoln 24 Sep 44. Grenier 7 Oct 44. 8th AF 10 Oct 44. To 390th 1 Jan 45. William F. Getz, tail gunner on crew 71, bails out during assembly on 14 Jan 45, returned to base. Crew completes mission. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 4 Dec 45.
  • Hard To Get
    L
    Accepted by USAAF 14 Jul 44. Dallas Mod Center 16 Jul 44. To Langley for PFF conversion 12 Aug 44. To Hunter Field 4 Sep 44. To Dow 10 Sep 44. 8th AF 12 Sep 44. Melbourne Tucker, waist gunner on crew 18, KIA on 20 Nov 45. MIA Neumunster 7 Apr 45. Shot down by Me-262. Crashed near Celle. All POW.
  • Reluctant
    C
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Jul 44. Dallas Mod Center 26 Jul 44. Cheyenne 4 Aug 44. Lincoln 16 Aug 44. Manchester 1 Sep 44. Grenier 2 Sep 44. To 390th 11 Sept 44. Aborted on 14 Feb 45 mission. Nr. 2 engine burning at 12,000 feet due to mechanical failure. Pilot dove to 7,000 feet, fire went out. During the dive, Mayer, Warwick, Turner, McVay and Carbonne bail out over water, KIA. Pilot and rest of crew return to base (MACR 12351). MIA Berlin 18 Mar 45. Hit by flak and caught fire. Palombo KIA, rest POW.
  • Liberty Belle
    O
    Accepted by USAAF 16 Mar 44. Tulsa Mod Center 16 Mar 44. Kearney 9 May 44. Bangor 24 May 44. Grenier 24 May 44. 8th AF 26 May 44. James L. Decker WIA 9 Sep 44 at Dusseldorf. Antoine Mercier WIA at Cheb 14 Feb 45. Howard K. Brooks, radio operator, and John W. Cullen, waist gunner, both assigned to crew 64, were KIA 14 Feb 45. Salvaged 18 Feb 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.
  • Raincheck
    K
    Accepted by USAAF 9 Aug 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 9 Aug 44. Lincoln 15 Aug 44. Grenier 2 Sep 44. Assigned 11 Saep 44. John J. Ashodian WIA 30 Nov 44 at Merseburg. Also assigned to 570th BS (DI-H). To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 14 Dec 45.
  • Baby Buggy II
    F
    Accepted by USAAF 9 Aug 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 10 Aug 44. Lincoln 18 Aug 44. Grenier 2 Sep 44. Assigned 11 Sep 44. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 26 Nov 45. Dave Klingensmmith found a panel from this plane at Kingman and donated it to the 390th Memorial Museum in 1995, where it is now on display.
  • K
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Aug 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 16 Aug 44. Hunter Field 22 Aug 44. Grenier 4 Sep 44. Assigned 11 Sep 44. Clyde Petre WIA 24 Dec 44 at Zellhausen. Collision with 337565 on Dresden mission 2 Mar 45. Returned to base. To U.S. 13 Jul 45. To Kingman 30 Dec 45.
  • B
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Sep 44. Hunter Field 30 Sep 44. Grenier 11 Oct 44. 8th AF 12 Oct 44. To 390th 2 Jan 45. MIA Alhorn-Oldenberg 22 Mar 45. Mechanical failure. Crashed near Struschlingen. Braden KIA, rest POW.
  • She Dood It
    U
    Accepted by USAAF 18 Nov 44. Lincoln 19 Nov 44. Bangor 3 Dec 44. Dow Field 3 Dec 44. 8th AF 11 Dec 44. To 390th 2 Jan 45. To U.S. 7 Jul 45. To Albuquerque 7 Feb 46.
  • N
    Accepted by USAAF 18 Nov 44. Hunter Field 19 Nov 44. Grenier 2 Dec 44. 8th AF 3 Dec 44. To 390th 1 Jan 45. MIA Dresden 2 Mar 45. Crashed near Leitmeritz, crew safe behind Russian lines, returned.
  • Double in Brass/Odd Ball
    X
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Mar 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 11 Mar 44. Billings 16 Mar 44. Grand Island 29 Mar 44. Bangor 5 Apr 44. Grenier 7 Apr 44. 8th AF 10 Apr 44. Assigned to 95th BG as ET - A. Flew 21 sorties and transferred to 390th in June 44. Robert E. Kincaid, waist gunner on crew 87, KIA 22 Jun 44. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. In storage at South Plains. To Kingman 10 Dec 45.
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