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 12/05/2000, 09:34:19
Serial No Name Sqdn Type Tail Fate Date Location
43-39154   751 G G Returned to - 06/09/1945 USA
43-39195   750 G J Returned to - 05/28/1945 USA
43-39200 Rattlesnake Daddy 749 G O/A Failed to Return - Returned to - 05/22/1945 Landed on continent 3 times
43-39211 Maguire's Chop House 750 G N/W Returned to - 06/08/1945 USA
43-39233     G   Returned to - 06/10/1945 USA
43-39285     G   Returned to - 06/08/1945 USA
43-39450     G   Returned to - 06/08/1945 USA
43-39453     G   Returned to - 06/09/1945 USA
44-6006     G   Transferred to - 05/22/1945 351st BG
44-6088 Rattlesnake Daddy II 749 G Y Failed to Return - Salvaged - 01/10/1945 Euskirchen
44-6103   748 G   Failed to Return - Flak 07/21/1944 Schweinfurt
44-6111 Hell's Belle 749 G O Failed to Return - Flak 07/12/1944 Munich
44-6118     G   Salvaged - 08/28/1944 CL in England
44-6155   751 G P Failed to Return - Fighter 11/02/1944 Merseberg
44-6161   749 G F Returned to - 06/09/1945 USA
44-6167   750 G K Returned to - 06/09/1945 USA
44-6469   748 G U Failed to Return - Flak 10/07/1944 Politz - Cr at Stettin
44-6509   748 G H Returned to - 06/08/1945 USA
44-6518   749 G R Salvaged - 05/13/1945  
44-6603 Jaynee/Pretty Baby 751 G V Transferred to - 05/09/1945 384th BG
44-6621 Trip's Troubles 751 G U Returned to - 05/28/1945 USA
44-6831   748 G   Failed to Return - Flak 02/16/1945 Gelsenkirchen
44-6904 Ladies Delight 749 G K Returned to - 06/04/1945 USA
44-6957 El Screamo   G   Transferred to - 05/22/1945 9th AF
44-6961   748 G G Returned to - 05/22/1945 USA
44-6970     G   Failed to Return - Salvaged - 02/25/1945 Munich. Crashed on Continent
44-6977 Better Do 'Er   G   Returned to - 06/09/1945 USA
44-8032     G   Failed to Return - Salvaged - 09/10/1944 Gaggenau, Crash on continent
44-8046   750 G N Failed to Return - Flak 10/07/1944 Politz
44-8152 Miss Ida 748 G A Salvaged - 04/05/1945 Ingolstadt - Crashed on takeoff
44-8157   751 G F Transferred to - 05/23/1945 305th BG
44-8219   749 G D Transferred to - 05/09/1945 305th BG
44-8255   750 G   Ditched at Sea - 02/28/1945 Soest - Ditched in Channel
44-8256     G   Transferred to - 10/02/1945 303rd BG
44-8368   749 G G Failed to Return - Fighter 04/10/1945 Oranienburg
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 12/05/2000, 09:34:20
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