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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Dottie III/Green Banana
    J
    Accepted by USAAF 17 Mar 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 18 Mar 43. Gore Field 19 Mar 43. Walla Walla 28 Mar 43. Selfridge 29 Apr 43. Presque Isle 4 May 43. 8th AF 7 May 43. Assigned to 96th BG. Name Rum Boogie II. Transferred to 390th BG. MIA Zeitz16 Aug 44. Hit by flak. Harms KIA, rest POW.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Belle of the Brawl
    F
    Accepted by USAAF 16 Mar 44. Denver Mod Center 16 Mar 44. Hunter Field 16 Mar 44. Love Field 21 Apr 44. Hunter Field 30 Apr 44. Dow Field 30 Apr 44. 8th AF 5 May 44. Robert R. Rice WIA 15 Oct 44 at Cologne. Howard Brooks, radio operator, and John Cullen, waist gunner, KIA 14 Feb 45. MIA Kaiserlautern 2 Jan 45. Right wing blown off by flak. All POW.
  • P
    Accepted by USAAF 21 Apr 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 22 Apr 44. Kearney 16 May 44. Bangor 25 May 44. Grenier 27 May 44. 8th AF 29 May 44. Collided with 297182 26 Aug 44. Both planes exploded. Crashed near Hitchin, England. Five killed, rest survive.
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