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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.
  • Disorganized Confusion/Powerful Katrinka II
    X
    Accepted by USAAF 19 Aug 44. Hunter Field 19 Aug 44. Palm Springs 19 Aug 44. El Paso 20 Aug 44. Atlanta 21 Aug 44. Hunter Field 22 Aug 44. Dow Field 3 Sep 44. 8th AF 7 Sep 44. To U.S. 20 Jun 45. To Kingman 23 Nov 45.
  • Little Butch II
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 9 Dec 43. Denver Mod Center 12 Dec 43. Kearney 30 Dec 43. 8th AF 6 Jan 44. First coded BI-W. Changed to BI-A when 231717 was lost. George R. Waite WIA 29 Jul 44 at Merseburg. MIA Derben 14 Jan 45. Crashed at Goerne. Wiegand, Bracht, Shipplett, Barker KIA, rest POW.
  • 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.
  • Powerful Katrinka/Bugs Bunny
    M
    Accepted by USAAF 8 Jul 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 8 Jul 44. Kearney 14 Jul 44. Manchester 1 Aug 44. Dow Field 3 Aug 44. 8th AF 3 Aug 44. MIA Kassel 18 Oct 44. Hit in right wing by flak, went into flat spin and disintegrated. Crashed near Cochem. Conwell, Love , Ledford, Hutt POW, rest KIA.
  • No Name Jive
    S
    Accepted by USAAF 25 Aug 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 25 Aug 44. Lincoln 30 Aug 44. Manchester 6 Sep 44. Grenier 6 Sep 44. 8th AF 7 Sep 44. MIA Berlin 18 Mar 45. Hit by flak, Nr. 3 engine out. Bailed out behind Russian lines. Berryman, Dahlin, Chavet, Riley KIA, rest return from Russia.
  • Z
    Accepted by USAAF 31 Aug 44. Hunter Field 2 Sep 44. Grenier 15 Sep 44. 8th AF 18 Sep 44. MIA Derben 14 Jan 45. Shot down by fighters. Crashed at Bartschendorf. Melvin Johnson POW, rest KIA.
  • The Univited Missionaires
    C
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Mar 44. Tulsa Mod Center 15 Mar 44. Kearneuy 2 Apr 44. Bangor 4 Apr 44. Grenier 6 Apr 44. 8th AF 9 Apr 44. Feathered one engine during assembly for mission to Mannheim 21 Jan 45. Ditched in English Channel. All KIA.
  • Silver Meteor/The Walrus
    L
    Accepted by USAAF 17 Mar 44. Tulsa Mod Center 17 Mar 44. MacDill 28 Mar 44. Kearney 29 Mar 44. Bangor 4 Apr 44. Dow Field 5 Apr 44. 8th AF 7 Apr 44. James A. Bennett WIA 13 Jul 44 at Munich. Woodrow Rulkka WIA 29 Jul 44 at Merseburg. Caught on fire 8 Mar 45. Salvaged 15 Mar 45.
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