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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Shy Ann
    T
    Accepted by USAAF 30 Jul 43. Tulsa Mod Center 30 Jul 43. Scott Field 28 Sep 43. 8th AF 27 Aug 43. Salvaged 15 Jul 45.
  • The Avenger
    Q
    Accepted by USAAF 31 Jan 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 2 Feb 44. Great Falls 2 Feb 44. Alexandria 9 Feb 44. Tucson 20 Feb 44. Alexandria 20 Feb 44. Presque Isle 2 Mar 44. Grenier 4 Mar 44. 8th AF 6 Mar 44. Assigned to 452nd BG. Transferred to 390th BG. MIA Dusseldorf 9 Sep 44. Hit by flak, Nr. 3 engine caught fire, plane left the formation and exploded. Crashed near Luedenscheid. All POW.
  • 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.
  • The Jeannie Bee
    G
    Accepted by USAAF 1 May 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 2 May 44. Kearney 10 May 44. Bangor 24 May 44. Grenier 25 May 44. 8th AF 27 May 44. George Coker WIA 10 Nov 44 at Wiesbaden. Battle damage at Frankfurt on 5 Jan 45. Crash landed at Stanay, France in a cabbage field. John E. Mitchell crew. Salvaged 11 Jan 45.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • E
    Accepted by USAAFf 30 Jul 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 30 Jul 44. Hunter Field 5 Aug 44. Grenier 30 Aug 44. Assigned 11 Sept 44. Also assigned to 569th BS (CC-X). To U.S. 30 Jun 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • Good Old Yank/Preferred Risk
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 25 Mar 44. Cheyenne Mod Cetner 27 Mar 44. Hunter Field 16 Apr 44. Dow Field 2 May 44. 8th AF 3 May 44. Russell Malinsky WIA 6 Jan 45 at Kusel. MIA Derben 14 Jan 45. Shot down by fighters. Crashed near Goerne. Klemenok, Katzman, Battleson, Huber POW, rest KIA.
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