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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Lucky
    M
    Accepted by USAAF 5 Apr 44. Tulsa Mod Center 4 Apr 44. Hunter Field 17 Apr 44. Houston 18 Apr 44. Jacksonville 20 Apr 44. Dow Field 30 Apr 44. 8th AF 3 May 44. Battle damage 8 Sep 44 at Mainz. Two engines out, landed in France. Edgar W. Moody crew. Coded FC-M after aircraft was repaired and returned to base. While in France, 338515 was coded FC-K. 007 changed to FC-M after loss of 297821. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 19 Dec 45.
  • L
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Aug 44. Kearney 11 Aug 44. Long Beach 12 Aug 44. Lincoln 17 Aug 44. Manchester 1 Sep 44. Grenier 3 Sep 44. 8th AF 3 Sep 44. MIA Friedburg 4 Dec 44. Hit by flak, engine on fire, exploded. Crashed near Simmers. Massa, Napier, Cederlind KIA, rest POW.
  • Cabin in the Sky/Rough Group/Dorothy Dee
    P
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 14 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 21 May 43. Gore Field 19 May 43. Cheyenne 21 May 43. Geiger Field 28 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Gore Field 12 Jun 43. Dow Field 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 13 Jul 43. John F. Tierney WIA 7 May 44 at Berlin. To U.S 4 Jul 45. To Altus 14 Aug 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.
  • Chaff Wagon
    M
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Mar 44. Denver Mod Center 8 Mar 44. Hunter Field 16 Apr 44. Tulsa 24 Apr 44. Hunter Field 25 Apr 44. Grenier 5 May 44. 8th AF 7 May 44. MIA Mainz 8 Sep 44. Exploded four minutes after being hit by flak. Crashed at Idstein. Brown, Hadley POW, rest KIA.
  • E
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Mar 44. Denver Mod Center 10 Mar 44. Kearney 13 Apr 44. Manchester 27 Apr 44. Grenier 29 Apr 44. 8th AF 30 Apr 44. MIA Bohlen 29 Jun 44. Fell out of formation at 0900 near Leipzig with Nr. 2 engine feathered. Near coast, feathered two more engines. Ditched in North Sea 15 miles from enemy coast. Enemy aircraft strafed and set fire to rescue launch, sinking it. Mayall KIA, Downie was KIA in rescue launch. Beeson, Bell, Gray WIA. Rest of crew picked up later and taken to Yarmouth.
  • De Joker
    J
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Apr 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 28 Apr 44. Great Falls 28 Apr 44. Cheyenne 30 Apr 44. Kearney 9 May 44. Bangor 20 May 44. Dow Field 21 May 44. 8th AF 24 May 44. Battle damage on 4 Aug 44 FRANTIC mission. Nr. 3 engine shot out. Repaired and returned to base via Cairo and Benghazi 28 Aug 44. Also assigned to 568th BS. MIA Merseburg 30 Nov 44. Hit by flak and exploded. Crashed at Zwickau. Booth, Davidson, Jackson, Walsh KIA, rest POW.
  • Songoon
    N
    Accepted by USAAF 1 May 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 2 May 44. Kearney 10 May 44. Bangor 24 May 44. Grenier 24 May 44. 8th AF 26 May 44. Battle damage at Warsaw 18 Sep 44. Left in Russia. Recovered. Collision with 338521 on Dresden mission 2 Mar 45. Returned to base. George A. Lockhart WIA. To U.S. 5 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • 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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