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, 10:08:17
Serial No Name Sqdn Type Tail Fate Date Location
43-38608 Lucille   G   Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-38621     G   Transferred to - 05/29/1945 351st BG
43-38682     G   Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-38707   751 G H Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-38734 Cheshire Cat   G   Returned to - 06/08/1945 USA
43-38749   751 G S Returned to - 05/29/1945 USA
43-38751     G   Salvaged - 02/09/1945 Lutzkendorf, Crash on landing.
43-38778     G   Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-38795   751 G   Failed to Return - Flak 01/13/1945 Maximiliansau
43-38812   749 G U Salvaged - 12/23/1944 Crashed in England
43-38819   750 G N Salvaged - 12/24/1944 Coblenz - Crash on takeoff
43-38824     G   Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-38831 Screaming Eagle 749 G W Failed to Return - Salvaged - 05/13/1945 Landed on continent
43-38844   748 G L Transferred to - 05/19/1945 92nd BG
43-38854 Tennessee Toddy 751 G A Failed to Return - Flak 03/24/1945 Hopsten
43-38855   750 G O/Q Returned to - 05/22/1945 USA
43-38857 Bluebell D 750 G D Returned to - 05/22/1945 USA
43-38863   750 G S Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-38870     G   Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-38875     G   Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-38878     G   Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-38881 Ruth Anne 750 G L Failed to Return - Salvaged - 02/14/1945 Dresden - Landed on Continent
43-38883 Lady Beth   G   Returned to - 06/29/1945 USA
43-38885 Ruthanne 751 G P Returned to - 05/22/1945 USA
43-38887 Perptual Hell 751 G M Returned to - 05/22/1945 USA
43-38902 Lady Be Good 748 G Q Returned to - 03/18/1945 Berlin. Landed in Poland
43-38904   751 G   Failed to Return - Flak 11/06/1944 Harburg - Crashed nr Rotterdam
43-38909 Kraut Krusher 748 G D Failed to Return - Salvaged - 02/14/1945 Dresden -Crashed in France
43-38944   748 G L Salvaged - 01/31/1945 Crashed in England
43-38947   751 G D Returned to - 05/28/1945 USA
43-38999 Emma   G   Returned to - 06/10/1945 USA
43-39072 No Body's Baby 748 G S Returned to - 05/22/1945 USA
43-39080 Girl with Towel 749 G U Returned to - 06/09/1945 USA
43-39087 Better Quicker & Cheaper 749 G S Returned to - 05/22/1945 USA
43-39092   748 G Z Returned to - 06/04/1945 USA
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, 10:08:17
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