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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.
  • Shoot A Pound/The Paper Doll/The Vulture
    G
    Accepted by USAAF 1 Jul 43. Denver Mod Center 1 Jul 43. Amarillo 3 Jul 43. Denver 2 Aug 43. Gore Field 12 Aug 43. Scott Field 13 Aug 43. 8th AF 24 Aug 43. Gus H. DeLucia WIA 9 Sep 43 at Beaumont-sur Oise. To U.S. and Altus 29 Oct 45.
  • Blood, Guts & Rust II
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 13 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 15 May 43. Gore Field 17 May 43. Dyersburg 27 Jun 43. Grand Isle 22 Jul 43. Presque Isle 2 Aug 43. 8th AF 5 Aug 43. First coded BI-L. Changed to BI-A when 230308 was lost. MIA Bremen 8 Oct 43. Nr. 2 and 3 engines knocked out by flak, one burning. Grubb, Kohler, Mateyak, Redding KIA, rest POW.
  • Virgin Sturgeon/Eight Ball
    E
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 14 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 16 May 43. Gore Field 17 May 43. Cheyenne 20 May 43. Geiger Field 28 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Chanute 22 Jun 43. Lewiston 23 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 2 Jul 43. Dow Field 13 Jul 43. 8th AF 14 Jul 43. MIA Frankfurt 29 Jan 44. Collided with 230325, part of right wing broke off, crashed into Lake Constance. All POW.
  • Pub Pete/Dinah Might
    D
    Accepted by USAAF 7 Sep 43. Long Beach Mod Center 8 Sep 43. Grand Island 30 Sep 43. 8th AF 6 Oct 43. MIA Heuringham, France 21 Jan 44. Knocked out of formation by flak. Crashed at Heuringham. Baughar, Schwankl, Fabian, Marizzaldi KIA, rest POW.
  • Rovin Ramona II/Big Friend
    R
    Accepted by USAAF 4 Oct 43. Denver Mod Center 4 Oct 43. Grand Island 24 Oct 43. 8th AF 17 Nov 43. MIA La Glacerie, France 20 Apr 44. Hit by flak, exploded. Crashed near Valognes. Roberts POW, rest KIA.
  • Minnie-So-Tan
    Q
    Accepted by USAAF 4 Oct 43. Denver Mod Center 4 Oct 43. Grand Island 22 Oct 43. 8th AF 10 Nov 43. Salvaged 4 Mar 44.
  • Anoxia Queen
    F
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Sep 43. Long Beach Mod Center 10 Sep 43. 8th AF 6 Oct 43. Robert T. Carlson, waist gunner, WIA, and James P. Mallos, waist gunner, KIA 7 Jan 44 at Ludwigshafen. Edward J. Quigley, radio operator WIA 16 Mar 44. All three assigned to crew 9. MIA Augsburg 13 Apr 44. Hit by flak. Crashed near Ostend. All KIA.
  • Flying Coffin/Dutch Cleaner/Yankee Doodle Dandy
    J
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Oct 43. Long Beach Mod Center 15 Oct 43. Grand Island 1 Nov 43. 8th AF 17 Nov 43. Aircraft christened Yankee Doodle Dandy by Jimmy Cagney 15 Mar 44. MIA Leipzig 29 May 44. Shot down by fighters. Nr. 1 engine on fire, left aileron and wing damaged. Crashed near Leipzig. Nesbitt, Larson, Dyer, Meyer KIA, rest POW.
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