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  1. 41-24452

    41-24452

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24452 was assigned to 91BG/401BS at Bangor 29-Aug-42; Bassingbourn 1-Oct-42. Despatched on 20-Dec-42 to bomb the German air depot at Romilly, France. Enemy aircraft KO’d tailplane and the aircraft crashed near Rouen, France. 3KIA 7POW MACR...

  2. 41-24453

    41-24453 Mizpah, The Bearded Lady, The Bearded Beauty

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-O] Bangor 29/8/42; Bassingbourn 29/9/42; in taxi accident with John Hardin 18/11/42 at RNAS Yeovilton; MIZPAH - THE BEARDED LADY aka THE BEARDED BEAUTY....

  3. 41-24454

    41-24454

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/7/42; Assigned 28BS/19BG Mareeba, Aus 21/8/42; transferred 65BS/43BG and took part in 109m plus sinking two subs & seven other vessels, 17 enemy aircraft and awarded seven Purple Hearts; transferred 65BS/43BG Mareeba, Aus; Port...

  4. 41-24455

    41-24455

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/7/42; Assigned 63BS/43BG Mareeba, Aus 21/8/42; Torrens Creek, Us 27/8/42; Iron Range, Aus 17/10/42; Milne Bay, NG 23/11/42; Mareeba, Aus 21/1/43; Port Moresby, NG 11/5/43; Returned to the USA Rapid City 398BG (training) 12/11/43....

  5. 41-24456

    41-24456

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/8/42 with Ben Pickenbrock; Salina 23/11; Cheyenne 30/1/43; Walla Walla 23/2/43; Geiger 30/4/43; Walla Walla 9/5/43; Spokane 25/6/43; Gt Falls 1/8/43; with P.C. Wells force landed base 3/2/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation ...

  6. 41-24457

    41-24457

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/7/42; Lowry 3/8/42; Assigned 26BS/11BG Wheeler Fd, Hawaii 21/8/42; transferred 31BS/5BG Guadalcanal 2/43; damaged on landing 23/4/43 when ground looped with Capt Leon Rockwell; salvaged but Written off 30/4/45. AZTEC'S CURSE.

  7. 41-24458

    41-24458

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Cheyenne 13/7/42; Lowry 3/8/42; Assigned 64BS/19BG Mareeba, Aus 21/8/42; transferred 65BS/43BG Torrens Creek, Aus; Iron Range, Aus 17/10/42; Milne Bay, NG 23/11/42; shot down over Rabaul 5/1/43 with Major Allen Lindbergh, Co-pilot: Capt Benton Daniel*,...

  8. 41-24459

    41-24459 Hellsapoppin

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-B] Bangor 2/9/42; Bassingbourn 1/10/42; Missing in Action Bremen 17/4/43 with Pilot: John W. Wilson, Waist gunner: Walt Bohaczyk, Ball turret gunner: Gil Andrews, Waist gunner: Clifford Cadle, Tail gunner: Robert Ade; (5 Killed...

  9. 41-2446

    41-2446 'Swamp Ghost'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered with John Haig to Fort Douglas 6/12/41; Sacramento SAD 8/12/41 for armament installation Assigned 14RS/19BG; with Capt Fred Eaton to Hickam 17/12/41, then to Wheeler and att. USN for search missions, bomb. Sgt J.J. Trelia went sick and...

  10. 41-24460

    41-24460 Little Audrey

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 423BS/306BG [RD-A] Westover 8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; wrecked 21/10/42 RAF Sutton Bridge, Cambs. with Wilson, life raft latch broke loose and raft tangled round horizontal stabilizer, rep; transferred 482BG Alconbury 22/8/43; 379BG Kimbolton...

  11. 41-24461

    41-24461

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW- ] Westover 22/8/42; Thurleigh 2/10/42; no details other than Salvaged NBD 27/2/43.

  12. 41-24462

    41-24462

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 369BS/306BG Westover 21/8/42; not del; Boise 17/12/42; Tinker 7/4/43; Lewiston 23/4/43; Gore 19/5/43; Pocatello 2/6/43; Spokane 17/6/43; Moses Lake 20/9/43; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 25/6/45.

  13. 41-24463

    41-24463

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 423BS/306BG Westover 16/8/42; took off from Gander (Newfoundland) en route Thurleigh 5-Sep-42 exploded over Atlantic an hour out. (10 KIS) no trace, ditched off Greenland. Missing Air Crew Report 16344....

  14. 41-24464

    41-24464 Excalibur

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; transferred 324BS/91BG [DF-J] Bassingbourn 20-Feb-43; Missing in Action (MIA) 2m Hamm 4-Mar-43. Shot down by Lt Kostler (IV/NJG1) in Me 110, KO’d #1 & #3,oil pouring away before #4 was...

  15. 41-24465

    41-24465 Montana Power

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO- ] Westover 17/8/42; Thurleigh 16/10/42; Missing in Action to the ERLA works in Antwerp 5 April 1943 with Pilot Robert W. Seelos (POW). Co-pilot: Alexander Kramarinko (Evaded - POW); Navigator: William W. Saunders (POW); Ball...

  16. 41-24466

    41-24466

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 368BS/306BG Westover 19/7/42; force landed Hill Fd, UT with Lyle Fryers 14/8/42; Thurleigh 16/10/42; became trainer aircraft 11/4/43; Salvaged NBD 18/6/45.

  17. 41-24467

    41-24467

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Ogden 21/7/42; force landed Hill Fd, Ut 19/8/42 with Ralph Dissaro; damaged at Cheyenne airport with Warren Dean 7/9/42 when brakes failed and it struck a passenger DC-3 owned by Utd Air Lines, rep; Assigned 422BS/305BG Presque Is 19/10/42;...

  18. 41-24468

    41-24468

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 3689BS/306BG Westover 20/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; CCRC 26/3/43; Salvaged NBD 31/5/45. WA-HOO!

  19. 41-24469

    41-24469

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 16-Aug-42; Thurleigh 2-Oct-42; on return from St Nazaire 3-Jan-43 landed RAF St Eval, Cornwall. Next day on t/o for Thurleigh, Bed. in poor weather crashed into the Celtic Sea near RAF St. Eval 7-Jan-43. 10KIS No MACR...

  20. 41-2447

    41-2447 'San Antonio Rose II'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Sacramento 8/12/41; Assigned 7BG Java, 40BS/19BG Hickam; took Gen McArthur and family to Australia 16/3/42; used in second McArthur rescue attempt 25/3/42; destroyed by bombing on Delivered Monte Fd 12/4/42 during Royce mission with Frank P....

  21. 41-24470

    41-24470 Sons of Fury

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F - 41-24470, Sons Of Fury, was assigned to the 8th Air Force, the 306th Bomb Group, and the 369th Bomb Squadron - Westover, FD. 22 Aug 42. The aircraft was damaged in taxi accident, Westover FD, 26 Aug 42. Thurleigh 2 Oct 42. Missing in Action,...

  22. 41-24471

    41-24471 Four of a Kind

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW- ] Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 2-Oct-42; Missing in Action 13-Jan-43 on a mission to bomb the railroad factories of Ateliers D'Hellemmes at Lille, France. Due to a mid-air collision with 41-24498, aircraft was sliced in two...

  23. 41-24472

    41-24472

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24472 was assigned 369BS/306BG Westover 19-August-1942; Thurleigh 2-October-1942. The aircraft was shot down 8-Nov-42 by enemy fighters and AA fire while on a mission to bomb the Actlier d' Hellemmes locomotive factory at Lille, France. The...

  24. 41-24473

    41-24473 'Kissy-Me-Cowboy'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 92BG Bangor 2/8/42; 414BS/97BG Polebrook 24/8/42; Maison Blanche 13/11/42; Tafaraoui 22/11/42; Biskra 25/12/42; Chateau-du-Rhumel 8/2/43; Pont-du-Fahs 1/8/43; De Pienn 15/8/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44. Salvaged 1/8/45. KISS-ME...

  25. 41-24474

    41-24474 Floozy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to 306BG/367BS at Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 17-Sep-42. Damaged by anti-aircraft fire over St. Nazaire, France while on a mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at La Pallice, France. The aircraft was then attacked by German FW-190 fighters over...

  26. 41-24475

    41-24475

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 423BS/306BG Westover 16/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; Salvaged 5/12/43. OLD FAITHFUL.

  27. 41-24476

    41-24476

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-D] Westover 16/8/42; 423BS Thurleigh 13/10/42; slight mid-air collision on training flight with Ralph Jones, coll with 42-5251 with Capt John Regan 1/3/43, both limped back to base with slight cuts & bruises, ‘476 with wheels...

  28. 41-24477

    41-24477 Joan of Arc

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-H] Westover 16/8/42; Thurleigh 25/8/42 as JOAN OF ARC; transferred 340BS/97BG Biskra 20/1/43; Missing in Action Tunis 1/2/43 with Bob Coulter, Co-pilot: Wikle, Navigator: Blair, Bombardier: Birk, Flight engineer/top turret...

  29. 41-24478

    41-24478

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B17F 41-24478 assigned 369BS/306BG Westover 19-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 23-Nov-42 while on a mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St Nazaire, France. Flak and German fighters KO’d engines #1 & #2 and 10ft off end of left wing....

  30. 41-24479

    41-24479 Sad Sack

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24479 "Sad Sack" Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-R] 2-September-1942; Bassingbourn 29-September-1942; Missing in Action 23-November-1942 on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France. This was the 4th mission for this crew. Last seen with ...

  31. 41-2448

    41-2448

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Sacramento 8/12/41; Assigned 74BS/6BG Guatemala 27/12/41; Guatemala 12/4/42; with G.H. Blasé force landed base 27/11/42; Returned to the USA Tinker 8/7/44; Written off 9/2/45. (?Destroyed by strafing at Broome, Aus, just after Java evacuation...

  32. 41-24480

    41-24480 The Bad Penny

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-B] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; 322BS [LG-A] 5/43 16+m; taken off operations and transferred 403 AD 2/7/43; 8AF HQ Sqd 15/8/43 for VIP duties. Salvaged 19/10/44. Used as camera ship to film Major William Wilder's...

  33. 41-24481

    41-24481 Hell's Angels

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-M] Bangor 2/9/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; Missing in Action 10+m Kiel 14/5/43 with Bill Broley, Co-pilot: Albert Davies, Navigator: Armando Ambalagi, Bombardier: Joe Darmiento, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Clyne, Radio...

  34. 41-24482

    41-24482

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-S] Bangor 2/9/42; Bassingbourn 29/9/42; on 4th mission to St Nazaire 27/2/43 with Don Bader and crew OK, but ship badly damaged and salvaged. (crews claimed 6 enemy aircraft). HEAVYWEIGHT ANNIHILATORS.

  35. 41-24483

    41-24483 Spirit of Alcohol

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-U] Bangor 2/9/42; Bassingbourn 29/9/42; Missing in Action Kiel 19/5/43 with Edwin Baxley, Co-pilot: Jim Breeden, Navigator: Jim Fulmer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jarvis Hall (4 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Arthur L...

  36. 41-24484

    41-24484 Bad Egg

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-C] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 1/10/42; on return from Cognac 43+m 31/12/43, diverted through weather to Gt Dunmow, Andrews Field, then Hunsdon Afd, with Hilary Evers, Co-pilot: Paul McDuffee, Navigator: Frank Keneley,...

  37. 41-24485

    41-24485 Memphis Belle

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to the 324th Bomb Squadron/91st Bomb Group [DF-A], Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/10/42; one of first in group to complete 25 missions; Returned to the USA Columbia 25/6/43 for nationwide war bond tour; Reconstruction Finance Corporation ...

  38. 41-24486

    41-24486 Man O' War

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F #41-24486 "Man O' War" assigned 306BG/367BS Westover 17-August-42; Thurleigh 13-October-1942; Missing in Action on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St Nazaire, France. 9-Nov-1942. Hit by flak KO’d #2, with two others damaged, crashed into the...

  39. 41-24487

    41-24487 'Eager Beaver'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-Q] Westover 25/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; AFSC 1/5/44; was longest serving B-17F in 8th BC; Returned to the USA Tinker 28/7/44; to Williamsport Technical Institute, Patterson Fd, Penn.; 20/6/45 for aeronautical programme, the...

  40. 41-24488

    41-24488 Banshee II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-F] Westover 30/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; (tran 367BS [GY-F]); Missing in Action Bremen 17/4/43 with Capt Bill Casey, Co-pilot: Ed O’Brien, Navigator: Bill Owens, Bombardier: Jim McCracken, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

  41. 41-24489

    41-24489 Terry and the Pirates

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24489 'Terry and the Pirates' was assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 20-Dec-42 on mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Shot down by enemy aircraft and crashed near...

  42. 41-2449

    41-2449

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Sacramento 17/12/41; MacDill 7/1/42; Assigned 7BG Java, 19BG Hickam; cat E by strafing at Broome, Aus 3/3/42; Written off 30/10/44.

  43. 41-24490

    41-24490 Jack The Ripper

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-C] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; JACK THE RIPPER....

  44. 41-24491

    41-24491

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 423BS/306BG Westover 15 August 194. Based at Thurleigh 13 October 1942. Missing in Action on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St Nazaire, France 9 November 1942. 6 KIA, 3 POW, 1 EVD - MACR 6012....

  45. 41-24492

    41-24492

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 16/8/42; Thurleigh 5/9/42; crash landed Cowbit, near Spalding, Lincs., UK on training flight 2/10/42, with Lt Bill Ely, Co-pilot: Edwin Patterson, Navigator: Bill Huhlman, Bombardier: Bob Cameron, Flight engineer/top...

  46. 41-24493

    41-24493

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 368BS/306BG Westover 16/8/42; with T.A. Jankowski force landed base, possibly damaging to other aircraft 41-24470 & 41-24494 26/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; transferred to SBA trainer 11/4/43; Returned to the USA Seattle 2/6/44; Wright 27/6/44;...

  47. 41-24494

    41-24494

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to 306BG/367BS at Westover 16-Aug-1942; Thurleigh 13-October-1942. 9-Nov-42 despatched on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France it was damaged by flak. Upon return it landed at Portreath, over-ran the runway, overran a dirt...

  48. 41-24495

    41-24495 Rose O' Day

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F #41-24495 'Rose O' Day' was assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 20-Dec- 42 while on a mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Creil,...

  49. 41-24496

    41-24496 Chennault's Pappy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24496 'Chennault's Pappy' Delivered Great Falls, Montana, force landed Nashville, Tennessee with Jim Dale; repaired & assigned 423BS/306BG Westover 15-Aug-42; Thurleigh 8-Sep-42. ...

  50. 41-24497

    41-24497 Mizpah II/ Frisco Jinny

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered ? ?; with Jim Dale force landed Berry Fd, Nashville, TN 15/8/42; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-P] Westover 16/8/42; Bassingbourn 30/9/42; Missing in Action on the aircraft's 26th mission, to Stuttgart on 6 September 1943 with Pilot William R. Cox;...