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, 10:08:16
Serial No Name Sqdn Type Tail Fate Date Location
42-97063 Miss Yu II 750 G V Ditched at Sea - 03/16/1944 Lechfeld - Ditched
42-97067 Black Puff Polly/Georgia Peach 748 G Y Failed to Return - Fighter 05/28/1944 Dessau
42-97070   750 G G Failed to Return - Mechanical 04/25/1944 Nancy/Essey Cr in France
42-97075 Flak Dodger 750 G V Transferred to - 06/08/1945 351st BG
42-97076 Dee Marie   G   Transferred to - 03/15/1944 381st BG
42-97081     G   Transferred to - 03/12/1944 384th BG
42-97087 Tujunga! 748 G M Failed to Return - Flak 07/31/1944 Munich
42-97088   748 G M Failed to Return - 07/11/1944 Exploded over England
42-97122   751 G H Salvaged - 05/12/1944 Lutzendorf-Damaged
42-97123 Ipana Smile 751 G L Returned to - 06/09/1945 USA
42-97124     G   Transferred to - 03/12/1944 384th BG
42-97125     G   Transferred to - 03/16/1944 91st BG
42-97128     G   Transferred to - 03/12/1944 384th BG
42-97131 Home James 751 G Z Failed to Return - Flak 08/06/1944 Genshagen
42-97136     G   Transferred to - 03/12/1944 384th BG
42-97137 Silver Queen 751 G F Failed to Return - Flak 04/20/1944 Gorenflos
42-97139     G   Transferred to - 03/12/1944 384th BG
42-97142     G   Transferred to - 03/12/1944 384th BG
42-97162   748 G Z Salvaged - 04/27/1944  
42-97164 Miss Yu II 749 G H Failed to Return - Flak 04/09/1944 Gydnia, Poland
42-97164a Rebel Quen 751 G H Failed to Return - Mechanical 01/28/1945 Cologne
42-97190 Hitler's Milkman 748 G   Landed on continent
Ret. to Duty -
09/17/1944 Nijmegan, Holland
42-97236   748 G G Salvaged - 04/21/1944 Merseberg, Broke up over field
42-97443 Miss Yu 749 G   Salvaged - 01/22/1944 Crashed on landing in Ireland
42-97450     G   Transferred to - 02/20/1944 384th BG
42-97451 Nancy K 751 G N Mid-Air Collision - 09/10/1944 Gaggenau, Col with 42-97456
42-97452   751 G L Failed to Return - Fighter 05/28/1944 Dessau - Ditched in Channel
42-97455     G   Transferred to - 03/11/1944 91st BG
42-97456 Mighty Little John 751 G Q Failed to Return - Mid-Air Collision - 09/10/1944 Gaggenau, Col. with 42-97451
42-97457   749 G N Failed to Return - Fighter 02/25/1944 Augsburg
42-97458   748 G F Crash Landing - 02/25/1944 Augsburg - Crashed in England
42-97459     G   Salvaged - 05/20/1944 Crash landing at Nutts Corner
42-97460 De Layed Lady 749 G P Failed to Return - Fighter 05/27/1944 Ludwigshaven
42-97464 What Next? 749 G P Transferred to - 03/11/1944 401st BG
42-97465   751 G B Failed to Return - Fighter 04/09/1944 Gdynia
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, 10:08:16
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