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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Dottie III/Green Banana
    J
    Accepted by USAAF 17 Mar 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 18 Mar 43. Gore Field 19 Mar 43. Walla Walla 28 Mar 43. Selfridge 29 Apr 43. Presque Isle 4 May 43. 8th AF 7 May 43. Assigned to 96th BG. Name Rum Boogie II. Transferred to 390th BG. MIA Zeitz16 Aug 44. Hit by flak. Harms KIA, rest POW.
  • Wild Children/Lucky Strike
    W
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 3 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 8 May 43. Gore Field 9 May 43. Moses Lake 22 May 43. Geiger Field 25 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 1 Jul 43. Dow Field 11 Jul 43. 8th AF 31 Jul 43. John R. Schoenig WIA 8 Oct 43 at Bremen. Crashed at Grove Farm 3 miles from base during practice mission 9 Jul 44. All KIA.
  • M
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Oct 43. Vandalia 26 Oct 43. 8th AF 22 Dec 43. Landed in Kiev to refuel after mission to Ruhland on 21 Jun 44. On departing Poltava on 28 Jun 44, ran into weather and landed at Teheran. To Cairo on 29 Jun 44. Landed at Tripoli. Had five P-51 mechanics as passengers. To Casablanca 3 Jul 44. To England 9 Jul 44. Crash landed at Tolwyn, Wales. Hit an air raid shelter. Damaged beyond repair, salvaged. Crew safe.
  • Belle of the Brawl
    N
    Accepted by USAAF 22 Nov 43. Denver Mod Center 23 Nov 43. Kearney 16 Nov 43. Wilimington 31 Dec 43. Manchester 1 Jan 44. MIA La Glacerie, France 8 May 44. Hit by flak, crashed near Breuville. Vlahos, Morris POW, rest KIA.
  • Old Soldier/Shatzi III
    C
    Aceepted by USAAF 27 Nov 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 30 Nov 43. Kearney 13 Dec 43. Grenier 26 Jan 44. 8th AF 28 Han 44. Arthur Harman WIA 23 Mar 44 at Brunswick. Took off on weather mission on 24 May 44. Mechanical difficulty, probably fire, force crew to bail out. Plane crashed in the Willows, a wood south of base. Percy Stressing crew. Salvaged 27 May 44.
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy/Holey Joe/General Sherman/Quee
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 9 Oct 43. Long Beach Mod Center 9 Oct 43. Grand Island 22 Oct 43. 8th AF 9 Nov 43. John Oliver, Francis MacKay, Stanley Davis, Von Schlegel WIA 11 Dec 43 at Emden. Thomas Parks WIA 4 Feb 44 at Frankfurt. To U.S. 9 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • 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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