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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Chug-A-Lug
    P
    Accepted by USAAF 11 May 44. To Dallas Mod Center 12 May 44. To Langley for PFF conversion 24 Jun 44. To 8th AF 15 Jul 44. To U.S. 5 Jul 45. To Kingman 23 Nov 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.
  • 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.
  • Bomb Bay Ann/Dorothy Dee
    D
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Nov 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 26 Nov 43. Palm Springs 27 Nov 43. Kearney 6 Dec 43. Des Moines 17 Dec 43. Syracuse 18 Dec 43. Presque Isle 20 Dec 43. 8th AF 30 Dec 43. Edward J. Colangelo, waist gunner on crew 88, KIA 16 Aug 44. Laverne J. Dillow, tail gunner on crew 88, KIA 25 Sep 44. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • 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.
  • Little Moron
    O
    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. MIA Berlin 18 Mar 45. Hit by flak, Nr. 1 engine smoking. Crashed near Dreilingen, all POW.
  • Lady Velma
    C
    Accepted by USAAF 29 May 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 30 May 44. Hunter Field 5 Jun 44. Grenier 15 Jun 44. 8th AF 16 Jun 44. George W. Peguesse WIA 12 Oct 44 at Bremen. MIA Seelze, Germany 14 Mar 45. Collided with 2102972. Crashed near Wulften, 20km N. of Gottingen. Nix POW, rest KIA.
  • Gentleman Jim
    Y
    Accepted by USAAF 2 Jun 44. Cheyenne Mod Cente r2 Jun 44. Kearney 9 Jun 44. Bangor 26 Jun 44. Grenier 28 Jun 44. 8th AF 28 Jun 44. To U.S. 5 Jul 45. To Kingman 1 Dec 45.
  • Take it Easy
    R
    Accepted by USAAF 5 Jun 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 6 Jun 44. Kearney 12 Jun 44. Manchester 29 Jun 44. Grenier 30 Jan 44. 8th AF 2 Jul 44. Crash landed at base after mission to Nurnberg 5 Apr 45. Salvaged 5 Apr 45.
  • J
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 24 Jul 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 25 Jul 44. Kearney 31 Jul 44. Manchester 9 Aug 44. Grenier 9 Aug 44. 8th AF 11 Aug 44. To 390th 14 Sep 44. Marshall Haugen WIA 31 Dec 44 at Hamburg. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 17 Dec 45.
  • Kwitcherbitchin/The Hellion
    S
    Accepted by USAAF 28 Jul 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 29 Jul 44. Kearney 4 Aug 44. Manchester 14 Aug 44. Grenier 15 Aug 44. Assigned 5 Sep 44. William B. Johnston, Harold Mansfield WIA 30 Nov 44 at Merseburg. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Nov 44.
  • Boston Blackie/Heavenly Cent
    F
    Accepted by USAAF 25 Apr 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 26 Apr 44. Kearney 6 May 44. Bangor 20 May 44. Dow Field 21 May 44. 8th AF 22 May 44. MIA Seelze 14 Mar 45. Hit in tail assembly by 337831. Crashed at Bilhausen, 18 km North of Gottingen. All KIA.
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