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  • Serial
    Name
    Model
    A/C
    Squadron
    History
  • We'll Never Know//Patches
    T
    Original Aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 22 Mar 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 25 Mar 43. Dallas 2 Apr 43. Dow Field 12 Apr 43. Love Field 19 May 43. Geiger Field 16 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 29 Jun 43. Dow Field 11 Jul 43. 8th AF 14 Jul 43. MIA Schweinfurt 14 Oct 43. Attacked by fighters, two engines out, crashed near Karlsruhe. All POW.
  • Stark's Ark
    A
    Accepted by USAAF 4 Jan 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 7 Jan 44. Great Falls 8 Jan 44. Kearney 28 Jan 44. 8th AF 9 Feb 44. MIA Berlin 6 Mar 44. Shot down by fighters setting Nr. 2 engine and wing on fire. Crashed near Hemmelte. Starks, Stitzer, Collings KIA, rest POW.
  • Stark's Ark
    Z
    Accepted by USAAF 3 Sep 43. Long Beach Mod Center 4 Sep 43. Grand Island 27 Sep 43. 8th AF 14 Oct 43. MIA Magdeburg 28 May 44. Shot down by fighters. Nr. 2 and 3 engines and left wing on fire. Last seen in vertical dive. Crashed at Walternienburg. Knight KIA, rest POW.
  • Berlin Express/Hap's Hazard/Mairzey Doats
    O
    Accepted by USAAF 26 Nov 43. Denver Mod Center 26 Nov 43. Kearney 12 Dec 43. Romulus 17 Dec 43. New Castle 18 Dec 43. Presque Isle 19 Dec 43. 8th AF 22 Dec 43. Original with 457th BG. Transferred to 390th BG. Peter Kopernik KIA 3 Feb 44 at Wilhelmshaven. John Tomasko WIA 2 Mar 44 at Chartes. Jim Ward WIA 16 Mar 44 at Augsburg. Emerson G. North, William Riordan WIA 18 Apr 44 at Oranienburg. MIA Boulogne 5 Jun 44. Direct flak hit in bomb bay. Crashed near Dargniers. Armstrong, Ortega KIA, rest POW.
  • Del Cheyenne 12/1/45. Hunter Field 12/2/45. Grenier 25/2/45. Assigned 571BS/390BG Framlingham 27/2/45. Landing Accident 12/4/45. Repaired and sent to 15AF 29/5/45. Returned USA 29/9/45. RFC Walnut Ridge14/12/45.
  • 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.
  • Q
    Original Aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 28 Apr 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 2 May 43. Geiger Field 25 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 29 Jun 43. Dow Field 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 12 Jul 43. Crash landing at Framlingham on 12 Aug 43 after mission to Bonn. William W. Smith crew, salvaged 16 Aug 43.
  • Rick-O-Shay
    O
    Original Aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 29 Apr 43. Cheyenne Mod Center 1 May 43. Geiger Field 26 May 43. Great Falls 7 Jun 43. Manchester 26 Jun 43. Great Falls 28 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 29 Jun 43. Dow Field 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 11 Jul 43. Harvey Ingersoll WIA Regensburg 17 Aug 43. MIA 10 Oct 43 Munster. Out of fuel, ditched in North Sea. All POW.
  • Mis Behavin
    Q
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Jun 43. Dallas Mod Center 11 Jun 43. Palm Springs 12 Jun 43. Dallas 14 Jun 43. Long Beach 20 Jul 43. Denver 22 Jul 43. Kearny 1 Aug 43. Topeka 12 Aug 43. 8th AF 24 Aug 43. MIA Munster 10 Oct 43. Collision with 23328, crashed at Burgsteinfurt. Coles POW, rest KIA.
  • Spider/Kemy Jr./Kemy II
    Y
    Accepted by USAAF 15 Jun 43. Denver Mod Center 16 Jun 43. Gore Field 3 Jul 43. Denver 6 Jul 43. Kearney 20 Jul 43. 8th AF 24 Jul 43. MIA Munster 10 Oct 43. Damaged by flak, crashed at Isendorf. Smith, Miller, Emerich KIA, rest POW.
  • Hap's Hazard/Red Head
    L
    Accepted by USAAF 12 Jul 43. Denver Mod Center 12 Jul 43. Sioux City 29 Jul 43. Scribner 30 Jul 43. Kearney 3 Aug 43. Scott Field 14 Aug 43. 8th AF 24 Aug 43. Robert McPherson WIA 18 Apr 44 at Oranienburg. James W. Baker, navigator on J. F. Son crew, killed by propeller after ship stopped because of flat tire on 27 Apr 44. MIA Berlin 8 May 44. Attacked by fighters, went into flat spin, crashed near Ostenholz. All KIA.
  • Shy Ann
    T
    Accepted by USAAF 30 Jul 43. Tulsa Mod Center 30 Jul 43. Scott Field 28 Sep 43. 8th AF 27 Aug 43. Salvaged 15 Jul 45.
  • Ascend Charlie
    R
    Original Aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 26 Apr 43. Long Beach Mod Center 6 May 43. Denver 13 May 43. Geiger Field 23 May 43. Great Falls 29 Jun 43. Smoky Hill 29 Jun 43. Dow Field 10 Jul 43. 8th AF 11 Jul 43. Crashed into mountain near Abergavanny, Wales on return from mission to Bordeaux, France 16 Sep 43. All KIA, salvaged 24 Sep 43.
  • 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.
  • J
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 25 Nov 44. Hunter Field 25 Nov 44. Palm Springs 28 Nov 44. Hunter Field 29 Nov 44. Grenier 9 Dec 44. 8th AF 11 Dec 44. To 390th 18 Dec 44. First coded FC-G. Changed to FC-J after loss of 337519. Transfer to 100th BG May 45. To U.S. 1 Oct 45. To Kingman 13 Dec 45.
  • U
    Accepted by USAAF 13 Dec 44. Lincoln 13 dec 44. Dow Field 22 Dec 44. 8th AF 31 Dec 44. To 390th 18 Jan 45. To U.S. 3 Jul 45. To Kingman 23 Nov 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.
  • L
    Accepted by USAAF 10 Aug 44. Kearney 11 Aug 44. Long Beach 12 Aug 44. Lincoln 17 Aug 44. Manchester 1 Sep 44. Grenier 3 Sep 44. 8th AF 3 Sep 44. MIA Friedburg 4 Dec 44. Hit by flak, engine on fire, exploded. Crashed near Simmers. Massa, Napier, Cederlind KIA, rest POW.
  • T
    PFF aircraft. Accepted by USAAF 2 Feb 45. Cheyenne Mod Center 12 Feb 45. Hunter Field 3 Mar 45. Manchester 13 Mar 45. 8th AF 19 Mar 45. To 390th 31 Mar 45. To MTO 28 May 45. To U.S. 8 Oct 45. To Walnut Ridge 27 Dec 45.
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