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
42-97889 Fish n' Chips 748 G   Failed to Return - 07/09/1944 Damaged, Landing accident
42-97899   748 G   Failed to Return - Flak 10/25/1944 Hamburg
42-97934 Rene V 750 G A Transferred to - 05/09/1945 384th BG
42-97951   748 G C Failed to Return - Flak 09/17/1944 Nijmegen
42-97955   748 G K Failed to Return - Salvaged - 09/28/1944 Magdeberg, Crashed nr Brussels
42-98018 Lady Katherine 750 G O Failed to Return - Flak 08/25/1944 Peenemunde
42-98024 Que Up 750 G Q Transferred to - 05/23/1945 305th BG
42-98028     G Q Transferred to - 05/23/1945 305th BG
42-102458     G F Transferred to - 06/27/1944 2nd SAD
42-102464   750 G G Failed to Return - Flak 06/14/1944 Le Bourget
42-102692     G   Failed to Return - Sal 05/24/1944 Berlin
42-102905   748 G J Failed to Return - Flak 10/07/1944 Politz
42-102948 Denver Bandit 749 G D Failed to Return - Fighter 09/28/1944 Magdeberg
42-102949     G   Transferred to - 01/07/1944 351st BG
42-102954   748 G Q Failed to Return - 01/29/1945 Siegen
42-102965     G   Failed to Return - Flak 05/24/1944 Berlin
42-102973     G   Salvaged - 06/26/1944  
42-106985 LA Legende 749 G X Salvaged - 04/27/1944  
42-106998 Paper Doll 751 G V/D Failed to Return - Fighter 11/02/1944 Merseberg
42-107001   751 G W Salvaged - 06/14/1944 MTO
42-107015   750 G W Failed to Return - Mechanical 06/21/1944 Berlin - landed in Sweden
42-107026 Hamtramack Mama 751 G Y Failed to Return - 11/30/1944 Crashed in France
42-107034 Rampant Pansy 749 G K Crash Landing - alvaged - 12/09/1944  
43-37518 Gini 751 G O Failed to Return - Fighter 09/28/1944 Magdeberg
43-37532 Patches N' Prayers 751 G A Failed to Return - Fighter 11/02/1944 Merseberg
43-37556   751 G G Failed to Return - Fighter 11/02/1944 Merseberg
43-37562   751 G   Failed to Return - Fighter 06/29/1944 Leipzig
43-37567 Willie III 750 G J Failed to Return - Flak 12/12/1944 Merseberg
43-37574 Butch 749 G T Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-37606 Big Time Operator 750 G L Failed to Return - Flak 10/17/1944 Cologne
43-37694 Patty Ann 750 G G Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-37733 Ace of Hearts 749 G J Returned to field 06/25/1944 Montbartier
43-37735 My Gal Ellen   G   Salvaged - 10/12/1945 9th AF
43-37765 The Duchess / Donna J.II 750 G B Transferred to - 03/24/1945 8th ERS
43-37766 Dolores 751 G H Failed to Return - Fighter 11/02/1944 Merseberg
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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