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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • The Bad Penny
    W
    Original Aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 28 Apr 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 1 May 43. Gieger Field 25 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 29 Jun 43. Dow Field 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 12 Jul 43. MIA Bordeaux 5 Dec 43. Out of fuel. Ditched in North Sea off Abbotsbury. Crew rescued.
  • Pinky
    V
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 6 May 43. Denver 10 May 43. Gore Field 11 May 43. Denver 12 May 43. Gore Field 21 May 43. Geiger Field 22 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Gore Field 11 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 10 Jul 43. Dow Field 14 Jul 43. 8th AF 17 Jul 43. MIA Munster 10 Oct 43. Attacked by fighters, crashed at Buurse. Look KIA, Converse evades, 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.
  • The Stork Club
    M
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Aug 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 28 Jul 43. Gore Field 29 Jul 43. Cheyenne 2 Aug 43. Scott Field 9 Aug 43. 8th AF 24 Aug 43. Severe flak damage on mission to Bremen 20 Dec 43. Two engines knocked out. Cox, McLaughlin, Shelby, Graber, Bean bail out near Wilhelmshaven. Savage WIA. Plane lands at Raydon, returns to base later. MIA Augsburg 16 Mar 44. Shot down by fighters. Wings and fuselage in flames. Blew up and crashed at Lautern-Heubach. Button, Thornberg POW, rest KIA.
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