A Collection of Information on B17s of the 457th BG
457th Bomb Group 457th Bomb Group
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Serial Number Order           (457th Home) (1) =2= (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)           Last Update 11/13/2000, 10:08:15
Serial No Name Sqdn Type Tail Fate Date Location
42-31635     G   Transferred to - 03/11/1944 92nd BG
42-31636     G   Transferred to - 03/12/1944 91st BG
42-31656   749 G R Failed to Return - Flak 06/21/1944 Berlin
42-31706 Slow But Sure 749 G M Transferred to - 03/24/1945 1st SAD
42-31923 Prop Wash 750 G D Failed to Return - 11/02/1944 Merseberg
42-32051 Lady Luck 749 G W Transferred to - 11/02/1944 56th FG
42-32079 Jayhawk / Delayed Lady II 749 G B Failed to Return - Flak 09/26/1944 Osnabruck
42-32084 Li'l Satan 750 G Q Salvaged - 06/24/1944 Tail used for"Arf & Arf"
42-32086 You Never Know 749 G N Failed to Return - 09/10/1944 Gaggenau - Cr in France
42-32095     G   Transferred to - 03/16/1944 91st BG
42-32098 G I Virgin II 750 G Y Failed to Return - 10/02/1944 Kassel - Cr in Belgium
42-32099 Fightin' Carbarn Hammerslaw   G   Transferred to - 03/12/1944 306th BG
42-32101 El Lobo II 748 G F Failed to Return - Salvaged - 03/14/1945 Lohne - Cr in France
42-32116     G   Transferred to - 03/16/1944 91st BG
42-37840     G   Transferred to - 03/12/1944 306th BG
42-38021 Mission Maid 748 G K Transferred to - -Returned to - 03/24/1945 ASR
42-38053     G   Transferred to - 01/21/1944 100th BG
42-38055   748 G K Failed to Return - Fighter 05/27/1944 Ludwigshaven
42-38056 Queen Bea 751 G M Landing Accident - 06/02/1944 Collision with 42-31620
42-38057     G   Transferred to - 03/18/1944 379th BG
42-38058     G   Transferred to - 03/18/1944 379th BG
42-38060   750 G K Failed to Return - Flak 02/24/1944 Schweinfurt
42-38063 G I Virgin 749 G S Ditched at Sea - 07/12/1944 Ditched in Channel
42-38064 Arf & Arf 749 G Q/G Mid-Air Collision - 11/08/1944 Merseberg, Collided / 44-8418
42-38073 Luck of Judith Ann 750 G F Salvaged - 08/16/1944 1st SAD
42-38102     G   Transferred to - 03/11/1944 381st BG
42-38103     G   Transferred to - 03/11/1944 381st BG
42-38104     G   Transferred to - 03/11/1944 92nd BG
42-38110     G H Transferred to - 03/11/1944 92nd BG
42-38113 Rene III 749 G A Failed to Return - Flak 03/21/1945 Hopsten
42-39885   750 G Q Transferred to - 05/29/1945 351st BG
42-97059     G   Transferred to - 03/15/1944 391st BG
42-97060 Calamity Jane II 749 G Z Ditched at Sea - 08/05/1944 Nienberg - Ditched
42-97061     G   Transferred to - 03/16/1944 91st BG
42-97062   748 G J Failed to Return - Flak 06/14/1944 Le Bourget/Melun
Serial No Name Sqdn Type Tail Fate Date Location
Serial Number Order           (457th Home) (1) =2= (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)           Last Update 11/13/2000, 10:08:15
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