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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Purdy Baby/Miss Cue/Sister Kate/Rick-O-Shay IV
    H
    Accepted by USAAF 4 Jan 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 27 Jan 44. Billings 30 Jan 44. Grand Island 11 Feb 44. Grenier 23 Feb 44. 8th AF 23 Feb 44. John Ward WIA 20 Apr 44 at La Glacerie. To U.S. 6 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • C
    Accepted by USAAF 28 Dec 43. To Denver Mod Center. Langley 24 Jan 44. Modified for PFF. 8th AF 8 Feb 44. Assigned to 96th BG. Transferred to 390th BG. MIA Nuremberg 10 Sep 44. Exploded after flak hit in right wing. Gilbert, Hall POW, rest KIA.
  • 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.
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