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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Reluctant
    C
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Jul 44. Dallas Mod Center 26 Jul 44. Cheyenne 4 Aug 44. Lincoln 16 Aug 44. Manchester 1 Sep 44. Grenier 2 Sep 44. To 390th 11 Sept 44. Aborted on 14 Feb 45 mission. Nr. 2 engine burning at 12,000 feet due to mechanical failure. Pilot dove to 7,000 feet, fire went out. During the dive, Mayer, Warwick, Turner, McVay and Carbonne bail out over water, KIA. Pilot and rest of crew return to base (MACR 12351). MIA Berlin 18 Mar 45. Hit by flak and caught fire. Palombo KIA, rest POW.
  • Blonde Bombshell
    N
    Accepted by USAAF 11 Aug 44. Kearney 11 Aug 44. Palm Springs 12 Aug 44. Ogden 13 Aug 44. Bangor 20 Aug 44. Grenier 21 Aug 44. To 390th 5 Sept 44. MIA Morscheid Bridge, Germany 25 Dec 44. Flak hit in Nr. 4 engine, spun and crashed at Bitburg. Wrubleski, Lee, Steen, Roberts, Skindingsrude, DeOrsay KIA, rest POW.
  • Boogie Baby
    T
    Accepted by USAAF 11 Aug 44. Kearney 12 Aug 44. Lincoln 16 Aug 44. Manchester 1 Sep 44. Grenier 2 Sep 44. To 390th 11 Sep 44. MIA Merseburg 30 Nov 44. Hit by flak, 2 engines smoking, 3rd engine quits, crashed at Rittersheim. All POW.
  • GI Wonder
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Oct 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 13 Oct 43. Grand Isle 25 Oct 43. 8th AF 9 Nov 43. Melvin R. Adams WIA 29 Jul 44 at Merseburg. To U.S. and Kingman 13 Nov 45.
  • Bomboogie
    G
    Accepted by USAAF 7 Jan 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 8 Jan 44. Great Falls 12 Jan 44. Memphis 23 Jan 44. Savannah 24 Jan 44. 8th AF 4 Feb 44. Returned to U.S. 3 Jul 45. Romulus 4 Jul 45. Love Field 5 Jul 45. South Plains 6 Jul 45. Declared excess 23 Oct 45. To Kingman 30 Nov 45.
  • Little Butch III
    O
    Accepted by USAAF 3 Mar 44. Denver Mod Center 4 Mar 44. Grand Island 13 Apr 44. Bangor 27 Apr 44. Grenier 29 Apr 44. 8th AF 2 May 44. Assigned to 100th BG. Transferred to 390th BG. TO U.S. 5 Jul 45. To Kingman 13 Dec 45.
  • W
    Accepted by USAAF 22 Jun 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 23 Jun 44. Hunter Field 30 Jun 44. Grenier 24 Jun 44. 8th AF 29 Jun 44. MIA Merseburg 30 Nov 44. Hit byh flak, caught fire and exploded. Crashed at Grosskayna. Torrance, Alvestad, Veasey, Dale KIA, rest POW.
  • Raincheck
    K
    Accepted by USAAF 9 Aug 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 9 Aug 44. Lincoln 15 Aug 44. Grenier 2 Sep 44. Assigned 11 Saep 44. John J. Ashodian WIA 30 Nov 44 at Merseburg. Also assigned to 570th BS (DI-H). To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 14 Dec 45.
  • Baby Buggy II
    F
    Accepted by USAAF 9 Aug 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 10 Aug 44. Lincoln 18 Aug 44. Grenier 2 Sep 44. Assigned 11 Sep 44. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 26 Nov 45. Dave Klingensmmith found a panel from this plane at Kingman and donated it to the 390th Memorial Museum in 1995, where it is now on display.
  • K
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Aug 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 16 Aug 44. Hunter Field 22 Aug 44. Grenier 4 Sep 44. Assigned 11 Sep 44. Clyde Petre WIA 24 Dec 44 at Zellhausen. Collision with 337565 on Dresden mission 2 Mar 45. Returned to base. To U.S. 13 Jul 45. To Kingman 30 Dec 45.
  • B
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Sep 44. Hunter Field 30 Sep 44. Grenier 11 Oct 44. 8th AF 12 Oct 44. To 390th 2 Jan 45. MIA Alhorn-Oldenberg 22 Mar 45. Mechanical failure. Crashed near Struschlingen. Braden KIA, rest POW.
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