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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Canadian Club/Six Nights in Telergma(Arabian Nuts)
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Jun 43. Denver Mod Center 16 Jun 43. Walla Walla 6 Jul 43. Kearney 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 24 Jul 43. Condemned 18 Aug 43. Repaired 28 Sep 43. First coded BI-B. Changed to BI-G after loss of 230017. Wallace Phillips WIA at Leipzig 12 Apr 44. Hit by flak on 21 Jan 44. Entire wing burning. Pelka, McLaughlin, Harms, Powell, Friuli, Wood bail out 3 miles south of Boulogne, France. Harms, Powell, Fruili evade, rest POW. Pilot maintains control after vertical dive puts out fire. Ball gunner salvoes bombs, acts as copilot, tail gunner mans radio position. Plane returns to base, repaired. Salvaged 22 Jun 45.
  • N
    Accepted by USAAF 6 May 44. Tulsa Mod Center 5 May 44. Hunter Field 17 May 44. Grenier 26 May 44 8th AF 28 May 44. Rex Von Bergen WIA 28 Oct 44 at Hamm. Wiliam McVIcar WIA 30 Nov 44 at Merseburg. James Carroll, Alan P. Hamlin WIA 31 Dec 44 at Hamburg. Cletus Wadlow WIA 31 Mar 45 at Zeitz. To U.S. 30 Jun 45. To Kingman 27 Nov 45.
  • 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.
  • Miss Carry
    D
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 14 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 18 May 43. Gore Field 19 May 43. Cheyenne 20 May 43. Spokane 26 May 43. Portland 4 Jun 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 2 Jul 43. Dow Field 13 Jul 43. 8th AF 17 Jul 43. Paul W. Vance WIA 10 Oct 43 at Munster. 230334 collides with 230325 on mission to Frankfurt 29 Jan 44, damages props. 334 MIA, 325 returns to base. Robert J. Watson, copilot, KIA 12 Jun 44. Salvaged Greencastle, N. Ireland 2 May 45.
  • Dolly
    F
    Accepted by USAAF 12 Oct 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 16 Oct 43. 8th AF 10 Nov 43. MIA Frankfurt 4 Feb 44. Hit by flak, crashed at Lekkerkerk. All POW.
  • 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.
  • Little Butch II
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 9 Dec 43. Denver Mod Center 12 Dec 43. Kearney 30 Dec 43. 8th AF 6 Jan 44. First coded BI-W. Changed to BI-A when 231717 was lost. George R. Waite WIA 29 Jul 44 at Merseburg. MIA Derben 14 Jan 45. Crashed at Goerne. Wiegand, Bracht, Shipplett, Barker KIA, rest POW.
  • Paydola/Johnny Walker
    U
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Aug 43. Denver Mod Center 10 Aug 43. Redmond, Oregon 15 Aug 43. 8th AF 8 Sep 43. Andrew Wallner WIA 22 Mar 44 at Berlin. Returned to U.S. 10 Jul 45. South Plains 11 Jul 45. Declared excess 12 Jul 45. To Kingman 19 Nov 45.
  • Shatzi II - We Aim to Please
    Z
    Accepted by USAAF 18 Sep 43. Long Beach Mod Center 20 Sep 43. Scott Field 7 Oct 43. 8th AF 9 Oct 43. Jack Roth WIA 13 Apr 44 at Augsburg. To U.S. 4 Jul 45. To Kingman 16 Nov 45.
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy/Holey Joe/General Sherman/Quee
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 9 Oct 43. Long Beach Mod Center 9 Oct 43. Grand Island 22 Oct 43. 8th AF 9 Nov 43. John Oliver, Francis MacKay, Stanley Davis, Von Schlegel WIA 11 Dec 43 at Emden. Thomas Parks WIA 4 Feb 44 at Frankfurt. To U.S. 9 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • L
    Accepted by USAAF 12 Feb 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 14 Feb 44. Great Falls 15 Feb 44. Cheyenne 19 Feb 44. Kearney 27 Feb 44. 8th AF 12 Mar 44. MIA Oranienburg 18 Apr 44. Hit by flak, entire tail assembly from waist door to rear blown off. Crashed near Germandorf. All KIA.
  • The Diplomat
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 24 Apr 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 26 Apr 44. Kearney 7 May 44. Bangor 20 May 44. Dow Field 21 May 44. 8th AF 22 May 44. John D. Davis WIA 24 Dec 44 at Zellhausen. Severe battle damage at Chemnitz 6 Feb 45. Crew bailed out near Guert, returned. Plane crashed east of Les Combes in a wheat field. Salvaged 6 Feb 45.
  • Gloria Ann II/Close Crop
    E
    Accepted by USAAF 28 Jan 44. Tulsa Mod Center 27 Jan 44. Kearney 16 Feb 44. Presque Isle 29 Mar 44. 8th AF 2 Mar 44. Crashed at Parham one minute after takeoff on 27 Dec 44. Crew killed.
  • The Univited Missionaires
    C
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Mar 44. Tulsa Mod Center 15 Mar 44. Kearneuy 2 Apr 44. Bangor 4 Apr 44. Grenier 6 Apr 44. 8th AF 9 Apr 44. Feathered one engine during assembly for mission to Mannheim 21 Jan 45. Ditched in English Channel. All KIA.
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