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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • Lucky
    M
    Accepted by USAAF 5 Apr 44. Tulsa Mod Center 4 Apr 44. Hunter Field 17 Apr 44. Houston 18 Apr 44. Jacksonville 20 Apr 44. Dow Field 30 Apr 44. 8th AF 3 May 44. Battle damage 8 Sep 44 at Mainz. Two engines out, landed in France. Edgar W. Moody crew. Coded FC-M after aircraft was repaired and returned to base. While in France, 338515 was coded FC-K. 007 changed to FC-M after loss of 297821. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 19 Dec 45.
  • G
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Jun 44. Dallas Mod Center 14 Jun 44. To Langley for PFF conversion 14 Jul 44. Presque Isle 4 Aug 44. 8th AF 5 Aug 44. To U.S. 1 Nov 45. To Walnut Ridge 8 Jan 45.
  • P
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Jul 44. Dallas Mod Center 11 Jul 44. To Langley for PFF conversion 8 Aug 44. Hnter Field 1 Sep 44. Grenier 12 Sep 44. 8th AF 13 Sep 44. William J. Welsh WIA 24 Dec 44 at Zellhausen. William J. Jones WIA 6 Jan 45 at Kusel. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 17 Dec 45.
  • T
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 27 Sep 44. Dallas Mod Center. Palm Springs 29 Sep 44. El Paso 30 Sep 44. Dallas 1 Oct 44. Hunter 23 Oct 44. Grenier 12 Nov 44. 8th AF 18 Nov 44. To 390th 8 Dec 44. To U.S. 23 Oct 45. To Walnut Ridge 2 Jan 46.
  • F
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 28 Sep 44. Dallas Mod Center 28 Sep 44. Hunter Field 19 Oct 44. Grenier 3 Nov 44. 8th AF 9 Nov 44. John B. Wey WIA 31 Dec 44 at Hamburg. Transferred to 100th BG May 45. TO U.S. 21 Oct 45. To Walnut ridge 20 Dec 45.
  • R
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 23 Oct 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 25 Oct 44. Hunter field 25 Nov 44. Dow Field 14 Dec 44. 8th AF 15 Dec 44. Transferred to 100 th BG May 45. To U.S. 16 Oct 45. To Walnut Ridge 18 Oct 45.
  • Z
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 27 Dec 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 27 Dec 44. Hunter Field 8 Jan 45. Grenier 24 Jan 45. 8th AF 4 Feb 45. To 390th 15 Feb 45. Robert Kellerhouse WIA at Berlin 18 Mar 45. Transferred to 100th BG May 45. To U.S. 16 Oct 45. To Walnut Ridge 9 Jan 46.
  • Cabin in the Sky/Rough Group/Dorothy Dee
    P
    Original aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 14 May 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 21 May 43. Gore Field 19 May 43. Cheyenne 21 May 43. Geiger Field 28 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Gore Field 12 Jun 43. Dow Field 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 13 Jul 43. John F. Tierney WIA 7 May 44 at Berlin. To U.S 4 Jul 45. To Altus 14 Aug 45.
  • Cabin in the Sky
    B
    Accepted by USAAF 7 Sep 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 9 Sep 43. 8th AF 28 Sep 43. William McConnell, Sam Weinstein WIA 19 May 44 at Berlin. George S. Lomden, KLD 22 Jun 44. Salvaged 30 Jan 44.
  • Decatur Deb
    G
    Accepted by USAAF 27 Nov 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 30 Nov 43. Gowen Field 5 Dec 43. Salt Lake City 6 Dec 43. Rock Springs 7 Dec 43. Laramie 9 Dec 43. Cheyenne 12 Dec 43. Kearney 17 Dec 43. Romulus 6 Jan 44. Presque Isle 8 Jan 44. 8th AF 12 Jan 44. James Matney WIA 20 Apr 44 at La Glacerie. Louis G. Mathews, navigator on cre 70, slightly wounded at Le Culot, Frankce on 27 Apr 44. MIA Magdeburg 28 May 44. Shot down by fighters. Fire in cockpit and part of vertical stabilizer shot away. Wnet down in a spin and crashed near Magdeburg. Milenock, Bolton, Stoy POW, rest KIA.
  • 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.
  • Purdy Baby/Miss Cue/Sister Kate/Rick-O-Shay IV
    H
    Accepted by USAAF 4 Jan 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 27 Jan 44. Billings 30 Jan 44. Grand Island 11 Feb 44. Grenier 23 Feb 44. 8th AF 23 Feb 44. John Ward WIA 20 Apr 44 at La Glacerie. To U.S. 6 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Dec 45.
  • Rick-O-Shay III
    K
    Accepted by USAAF 18 Oct 43. Denver Mod Center 19 Oct 43. Grand Island 1 Nov 43. Romulus 8 Nov 43. 8th AF 15 Nov 43. MIA Augsburg 18 Mar 44. Shot down by fighters. Crashed at Wallburg. Houck, Wallace, Farowich POW, rest KIA.
  • C
    Accepted by USAAF 28 Dec 43. To Denver Mod Center. Langley 24 Jan 44. Modified for PFF. 8th AF 8 Feb 44. Assigned to 96th BG. Transferred to 390th BG. MIA Nuremberg 10 Sep 44. Exploded after flak hit in right wing. Gilbert, Hall POW, rest KIA.
  • Problem Child
    B
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 12 Apr 44. Denver Mod Center 12 Apr 44. Langley 18 May 44. Dow Field 9 Jun 44. 8th AF 10 Jun 44. Assigned to 95th BG. Transferred to 390th BG 10 Sep 44. Radar equipment removed, converted back to B-17G Jan 45. To U.S. and Bradley Field 2 Jul 45. South Plains 4 Jul 45. To Kingman 18 Nov 45.
  • J
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 24 Jul 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 25 Jul 44. Kearney 31 Jul 44. Manchester 9 Aug 44. Grenier 9 Aug 44. 8th AF 11 Aug 44. To 390th 14 Sep 44. Marshall Haugen WIA 31 Dec 44 at Hamburg. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 17 Dec 45.
  • F
    Accepted by USAAF 13 Mar 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 14 Mar 44. MacDill 29 Mar 44. Bangor 4 Apr 44. Dow Field 4 Apr 44. 8th AF 7 Apr 44. MIA Munich 13 Jul 44. Hit by flak in bomb bay, caught fire, crashed at Notzing. All POW.
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