A List of B-17 Aircraft of the 457th Bomb Group
IN ASCENDING ORDER OF AIRCRAFT SERIAL NUMBER.

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Serial Number Date 
Target/[fate]
Known Name
and/or pilot/AC]
Sqdn Ltr

41-2578

 
 

Oldest B-17 to serve with the 8th AF
Received 03-Mar-44 from Burtonwood, non-op 31-Mar-44. Transferred to 20 FG 20-May-45, salvaged 06-Aug-45
 
 
 
 

41-9025
 
salvaged 02-Jun-45
"Lady Be Good"
 
 
41-9107
 
 

Received 20-Feb-44, transferred out 01-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-30167
   

Received Jun 44 from 95th BG. 
       Trans. to 384th BG on 22-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-30731
7-Jul-44

Leipzig - ditched in Channel, 
5 KIA, 4 RTD
Lt. Jack B. Owens 751
 
42-31063
 
 

Received Jun 44 from 95 BG, transferred to 384 BG 22-Mar-45
 
 
 
42-31154
 
 

Received 20-Feb-44, trans to Base Air Depot 1, 12-May-44
 
 
 
42-31172
 
 

Assigned 20-Feb-44, transferred to 306 BG 12-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-31383
12-Sep-44 
 

Ruhland - crashed at Biesenthal, Ger.,
8 KIA, 1 POW
"American Eagle"
Lt. Harry Selling]
751
F
42-31505
30-Nov-44
 

Bohlen
crash-landed in France, no injuries
"Miss Cue"
Lt. Jos. C. Freschette
751
D
42-31517
25-Feb-44
 

Augsburg - cr Mont St Martin Fr, 
1 EVD, 7 KIA, 2  POW
Lt. James R. Chinn
748
A
42-31520
28-May-44
 

Dessau -  crashed Doellbach, Ger., 
9 POW
Lt. Clyde B. Knipfer
751
A
42-31531
29-Mar-44
 

Waggum/Brunswick [cr Riestedt, Ger.
Lt. Lewis W. Lennartson
749
 
42-31541
24-Dec-43
 

Crashed in USA
 
 
 
42-31542
 
 
     Transferred to 92 BG 11-Mar-44
"Bunky" 748  
42-31545
16-Jun-44
 

practice mission, SAL 18-Jun-44, 
"Bad Time, Inc."
749
F
42-31547
24-Dec-43
 

Crashed in USA
 
 
 
42-31548
24-Feb-44
 

    Schweinfurt -  battle damaged, transferred to 
    92 BG, 11-Mar-44
 
749
K
42-31551
   

 [crash-landed in Belgium, recovered, flown to USA, 6/45] "Elizabeth Ann " & "Worry Bird"?
ONLY ONE OF ORIGINALLY ASSIGNED B-17Gs ON MIR 06-May-45, listed on Mission Board as 42-37551, invalid s/n.
 
750
P
42-31552
12-Jul-44
 

Munich [cr in Switz, Ref. 3, p 176]
"My Buddy"
748
H
42-31568
14-Jun-44
 

Le Bourget/Melun A/F -  cr Ivemi, Fr.
[Lt. Wm.F. Rogers]
748,750
O
42-31572
 
 

     Transferred to 91 BG 23-Jan-44
 
 
 
42-31573
 
 

     Transferred to "RAF Wing" 27-Feb-44
          "Mizpah"
 
 
42-31586
11-Dec-43
 

[crashed in USA]
 
 
 
42-31587
 
 

     Transferred to 92 BG 11-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-31588
21-Feb-44
 

   Lippstadt/Gutersloh -  battle damaged,             transferred out 25-Feb-44
 
748
Q
42-31591
 
 

     Transferred to 401 BG 11-Mar-44
"Homesick Angel"
 
W
42-31592
 
 

    Transferred to 379 BG 18-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-31594
27-May-44
 

Ludwigshaven - cr Bergheim, Ger., 
1 EVD, 2 KIA, 6 POW
"Sweat'er Out"  Lt. Artie J. Whitlow
751
G
42-31595
6-Mar-44
 

Berlin -  cr Berlin, 10 KIA
Lt. Eugene H. Whalen 750
 
42-31596
21-Feb-44
 

Lippstadt/Gutersloh - crashed nr Quakenbruck, Ger., 1 KIA, 9 POW
[FIRST A/C LOST]
Lt. Lewellyn G. Bredeson
750
 
42-31607
12-May-44
 

Lutzkendorf - cr nr Koblenz, Ger., 10 POW
"Rose Olive"
Lt. John Akers
748
B
42-31613
24-Feb-44
 

       Schweinfurt, battle damaged, 
     transferred to 92 BG, 11-Mar-44
  749
R
42-31615
20-Jun-44
 

Hamburg - crashed Hamburg, 
3 KIA, 6 POW
"Snafusk Shamrock"
Lt. Wm. B. Bomar
748
N
42-31618
14-Jun-44
Le Bourget/Melun -  dit in Channel
 

Our Baby" (?)
Lt. James P. LaPaze
748,750
D
42-31620
22-Jun-44
 

Crashed, burned, with 42-38056
"Skunk Hollow"
750
B
42-31627
6-Mar-44
 

Berlin - cr Treuenbrietzen, Ger.
[Lt. Roy E. Graves]
748
J
42-31629
9-Apr-44
 

Gdynia - crashed Gdynia, 
7 KIA 3 POW
"Raven's Nest"
[Lt. David P. Parks]
749
J
42-31630
19-Feb-45
[
Crashed in bad weather at Alconbury
"Pakawalup"
751
J
42-31633
25-Nov-44
 

Merseburg - crash landing,Marck, France
       Lt. Jack Wescott
749
S
42-31635
 
 

      Transferred to 92 BG 11-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-31636
 
 

      Transferred to 91 BG 11-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-31639
 
 

      Transferred to 91 BG 12-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-31656
21-Jun-44
 

Berlin -  cr Nauen, Ger. 
5 KIA, 4 POW - 
Lt. Hershel L. Wilson
751,749
R
42-31706
 
 

off charge, 24-Mar-45, Kingman, AZ 11/45
"Slow But Sure"
749
M
42-31726
 
 

fate unknown, 
"Duration Plus"
 
 
42-31923
2-Nov-44
 

Merseburg - cr Habenkuppe, Ger., 
5 KIA, 4 POW
"Prop Wash"
Lt. Gordon Gallagher
750
D
42-32051
2-Nov-44
 

Merseburg (salvaged)
"Lady Luck"
749
W
42-32079
26-Sep-44
 

Osnabruck - crashed nr Haarlem, NL,
4 EVD, 2 KIA, 3 POW
"Delayed Lady II"/"Jayhawk"
       Lt. Carl H. Gooch
749
B
42-32084
24-Jun-44
 

Sal, NMF tail used for "Arf n' Arf"
"Lil' Satan"
750
Q
42-32086
10-Sep-44
 

Gaggenau-Karlsruhe - crash-landed, France, 
"You Never Know"
Lt. Loren G. Hampton
749
 
42-32098
2-Oct-44
 

Kassel - Crash-landed in Belgium
"G I Virgin II" 750 Y
42-32099
 
 

Recd 04-Mar-44, 390 BG, trans. to 306 BG, 12-Mar-44
      "Fightin' Carbarn 
       Hammerslaw"
 
 
42-32101
19-Mar-45
 

Lohne [FTR, LOC, SAL] belly-landed out of fuel, France, crew safe]
"El Lobo II"
Lt. Glenn P. Harris
748
F
42-32116
 
 

Received 11-Mar-44 from 452 BG, transferred to 91 BG 16-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-37840
 
 

Received 20-Feb-44, transferred to 306 BG 12-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-38021
 
 

[24-Mar-45, xfer to 5SAD, ASR, seen in USA after war]
"Mission Maid" 751 K,
748
K
42-38053
 
 

Received 10-Feb-44, no further record
 
 
 
42-38055
27-May-44 
 

Ludwigshaven [cr Overslag, NL 
5 EVD, 5 POW]
[Lt. Roger W. Birkman]
748
K
42-38056
22-Jun-44
[
crashed, burned, with 42-31620]
"Queen Bea"
751
M
42-38057
 
 

Transferred to 379 BG 18-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-38058
 
 

Transferred to 379 BG 18-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-38059
 
 

Received 26-Jan-44, no further record
 
 
 
42-38060
24-Feb-44
 

Schweinfurt - crash-landed near Mucke (Flensungen), Ger.,
2 KIA, 8 POW
Lt. Max R. Morrow
750
K
42-38063
12-Jul-44
 

[ditched in Channel]
"The G.I. Virgin" 749
S
42-38064
8-Nov-44
 

Merseburg [see also 44-8418,]mid-air collision over Channel, 
9 KIA
"'ARF & 'ARF"
Lt. Arnet Furr
749
Q,G
42-38065
 
 

Allocated in USA. no evidence of service in UK prior to 31-Mar-44.
 
 
 
42-38066
 
 

Allocated in USA. no evidence of service in UK prior to 31-Mar-44.
 
 
 
42-38073
 
 

Written off 16-Aug-44
"Luck of Judith Ann"
750
F
42-38102
 
 

Transferred to 381 BG 12-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-38103
 
 

Transferred to 381 BG 11-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-38104
 
 

Transferred to 92 BG 11-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-38110
 
 

Transferred to 92 BG 11-Mar-44
 
 
H
42-38113
21-Mar-45
 

Hopsten[cr Bremen, Ger., 9 POW]damaged and RG 5 times 
"Rene III"
Lt. Craig P. Greason
750
A
42-39885
 
 

Received 22-May-44 from 303 BG, transferred to 351 BG 29-May-44
 
750
Q
42-97059
 
 

Received 20-Feb-44, transferred to 381 BG 15-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-97060
8-May-44
 

Nienburg [ditched 12 mi from Heligoland]
"Calamity Jane II" 
Lt. Charles C. Canfield
749
Z
42-97061
 
 

Received 13-Mar-44, transferred to 91 BG 16-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-97062
14-Jun-44
 

Le Bourget/Melun A/Fcr Champdeuil, Fr., 
6 KIA, 4 POW
Lt. Malcolm Johnson
Col Cobb
749,748
J
42-97063
16-Mar-44
 

Augsburg [ditched in Channel, First NMF ship MIA -
"Miss Yu III"/"Straight Shot" 
Lt. Lewis W. Lennartson]
750
V
42-97067
28-May-44
 

Dessau - crashed Osterholz, Ger., 
1 KIA. 9 POW
"Black Puff Polly"/"Georgia Peach"
Lt. Rudolph M. Stohl]
749
Y
42-97070
25-Apr-44
 

Nancy/Essey AF - cr La Goulafriere, nr St. Germain d'Aunay Orne, Fr., 
5 EVD, 6 POW, 
Capt. Edw. Bender
Maj. Francis
750
G
42-97075
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945, Ref. 2, p 55
"Flak Dodger"
750
V
42-97076
 
 

Trans. to 381 BG, 15-Mar-44
"Dee Marie"
 
 
42-97078
 
 

Received 11-May-45 - fate unknown
 
 
 
42-97087
31-Jul-44
 

Munich - crashed Perlach, Ger., 
7 KIA, 3 POW
"Tujunga !"
Lt. Byron S. Schiffman
748
P
42-97088
11-Apr-44
 

Landing acc. base, RTD 07-May-44 Ref. 10]
[Lt. Adrian W. Seabock] 
748
M
42-97088
11-Jul-44
 

Munich [expl over England, Lt. Gazzales & 5 crew safe, 
 
 
 
42-97122
12-May-44 
 

Lutzkendorf [salvaged]
 
751
H
42-97123
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945 "Ipana
Smile"/"Character" Ref 22
751
L
42-97131
6-Aug-44
 

Genshagen - crashed Michelsmoor, 
4 KIA, 5 POW
"Home James"
Lt. Vincent L. Frost
751
Z
42-97137
20-Apr-44
 

Gorenflos (no ball) crashed Baillieul, Fr., 
8 KIA, 2 POW
"Silver Queen" 
Lt. Walter S. Milne
751
F
42-97162
 
 

Received 08-Mar-44, salvaged 27-Apr-44
 
748
Z
42-97164
9-Apr-44
 

Gdynia - A/C cr-landed southern England, crew safe]
Miss Yu II"
Lt. Donald G. Karr
749
H
[42-97164]
28-Jan-45
 

Cologne [cr Koblenz, 
1 EVD, 2 KIA, 6 POW
"Rebel Queen"
Lt. William P. Boyes, Jr.
751
H
42-97190
17-Sep-44
 

Nijmegen [aband. on Cont., all safe] Returned to service, flown to USA, June, 1945
"Hitler's Milkman"
Lt. Strosser
748 A
 Z,X
42-97195
 
 

Received 13-Mar-44, no further record
 
 
 
42-97236
21-Apr-44
 

Merseburg
[crashed before assembly]
748
G
42-97443
 
 

[Crashed on landing nr Belmullet, Ireland, 22-Jan-44]
"Miss Yu" 749  
42-97450
 
 

Transferred to 384 BG 20-Feb-44
 
 
 
42-97451
10-Sep-44
 

Gaggenau-Karlsruhe - FTRLOC mid-air coll w/ 42-97456 SAL Ref. 10
"Nancy K"
751
N
42-97452
28-May-44
 

Dessau [spun into Channel, 
9 KIA 
[Lt. Emanuel Hauf]
751,750
L
42-97455
 
 

Received 19-Feb-44, transferred to 91 BG 11-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-97456
10-Sep-44
 

Gaggenau-Karlsruhe - FTRLOC mid-air coll w/ 42-97451 SAL Ref. 10]
"Mighty Little John"
Lt. Homer M. Passmore
751
O
42-97457
25-Feb-44
 

Augsburg [cr Birkweiler, 
5 KIA, 5 POW
[Lt. Archie F. Bower, Jr.]
749
N
42-97458
25-Feb-44
 

Augsburg - crash-landed after mission nr Headcorn, Eng., Ref. 3, pp 59-64; later buried, pers. comm., Reppa, Ayers]
[Lt. Edward J. Reppa] 
748
F
42-97459
23-Jan-44
 

[Crashed on landing at Nutts Corner, Ireland, salvaged 20-May-44]
 
 
 
42-97460
27-May-44
 

Ludwigshaven - [crashed Saarlauten, Ger., 
1 KIA, 9 POW
"De Layed Lady"
Lt. Wm. E. Dee
749
P
42-97464
 
 

Transferred to 401 BG 11-Mar-44
"What Next ?"
749
P
42-97465
9-Apr-44
 

Gdynia [cr Ossecken, 
1 EVD, 3 KIA, 6 POW
Lt. Robert K. Walker
751
B
42-97467
 
 

Transferred to 401 BG 11-Mar-44
 
748
 
42-97468
10-Aug-44
 

[salvaged 10-Aug-44]
"Tujunga III"
750
N
42-97469
 
 

Received 26-Jan-44, transferred to 379 BG 18-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-97470
28-Sep-44
 

Magdeburg - [crashed Schienbeck, 
9 POW
"Blessed Event"/ "Oh Kay"
Lt. Robt. I. Ellsworth
748
R
42-97471
 
 

Received 27-Jan-44, transferred to 381 BG 11-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-97473
 
 
 
 
 
42-97478
24-Feb-44
 

Schweinfurt [battle damaged, transferred to 401 BG, 11-Mar-44
 
749
Q
42-97481
19-May-44
 

Berlin - crashed Koenighorst, 
1 KIA, 9 POW
"Liberty Run"
Lt. P. Birong
751
 
42-97488
 
 

Transferred to 384 BG 19-Feb-44
 
 
 
42-97535
10-Apr-45
 

Oranienburg [badly damaged, ret. to base] Trans. out 22-May-45, at Kingman, AZ, 12/45 - 
"Bouncing Betty II" 
Lt. Harlan Van Deilen
750
R
42-97537
9-Apr-44
Gdynia
 10 POW 
 

       "Chicken Ship"
      Lt. Amos Shepard
749 
748 
 U
 O
42-97546
 
 

Received 24-Feb-44, transferred to 303 BG 13-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-97552
 
 

Received 01-Mar-44 from 351 BG, transferred to 303 BG 11-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-97558
24-Aug-44
 

Weimar [cr Burg, Ger.,
9 KIA - 1st NMF ship act assigned -
"Tis Me Sugar"
Lt. Teddy G. Shaw
748
V
42-97562
 
 

Transferred to 91 BG 27-Feb-44 
 "Evening Folks How Y'All"
 
D
42-97571
24-Aug-44
 

Weimar - cr Hartmannsdorf, 
5 KIA, 4 POW
[Lt. Winfred Pugh]
750
H
42-97572
 
 

Received 24-Feb-44, salvaged 23-Jun-44
 
 
 
42-97579
14-Jun-44
 

Le Bourget/Melun A/F - crashed Combles, Fr., 9 EVD, 1 KIA
"Local Mission"
Lt. Roy Allen
749
750 
 U
42-97587
 
 

Received Feb-44, transferred out May-45
Disciplinary Action" 
751
J,T
42-97590
 
 

Rcvd 2/44, transf to 303 BG 3/44 
"Virgin Mary"
 
 
42-97591
   

[23-Jul-44 -- collided with tail of 42-38064, which later was made into '"ARF & 'ARF"]
 
748
W
42-97592
 
 

Received 09-May-45, salvaged 03-Apr-46
 
 
 
42-97601
19-Jul-44
 

Augsburg [cr Telfs, Aus., 
4 KIA, 5 POW
Lt. Noel Cunefare
Capt. Jerome Godfrey
751
J
42-97633
 
 

Received 04-Mar-44, at Kingman, AZ, 07-Jan-46
 
 
 
42-97638
7-Oct-44
Politz [cr Politz, 
5 KIA, 5 POW
 

Follow Me"
Lt. Wm. H. Flannery]
748,749
Z
42-97649
 
 

Rcvd 28-Aug-44 from 351 BG, trans. to 305 BG 23-May-45
"Paper War"/"Paper Warrior"
748
M
42-97662
 
 

Received 03-Mar-44 from 306 BG, salvaged 23-Jan-45
 
748
X
42-97663
 
 

Received 04-Mar-44 from 452(?) BG, transferred to 306 BG 12-Mar-44
 
 
 
42-97827
 
 

Assigned 30-Apr-44; at Kingman, AZ, 07-Dec-45
"My Mary Myrtle"
751
B
42-97889
 
 

[damaged in landing accident 09-Jul-44, later fate unknown] - Ref. 6 has photo confirm on name and s/n, not on MIR Aug 44
"Fish n' Chips"
748,750
J
42-97899
25-Oct-44
 

Hamburg cr Brake, ??, 3 KIA, 
6 POW MACR 10178
Lt. J. Francis Angier
748
S
42-97934
 
 

Transferred 09-May-45 to 384 BG
"Rene V"
750
A
42-97951
17-Sep-44
 

Nijmegen - cr nr Someren, NL 
1 EVD, 10 POW
      Lt. Douglas Grantham
       Maj. Geo. C. Hozier
748
C
42-97955
28-Sep-44
 

Magdeburg [crash-landed near Brussels, Ref. 20, salvaged, Ref. 10
 
748
K
42-98018
25-Aug-44
 

Peenemunde - cr Ljungbyhed, Swed.,
9 Interned
"Lady Katherine"
Lt. Donald K. Goss
750
O
42-98024
 
 

Transferred 23-May-45 to 305BG
"Que Up"
750,749
Q
42-98028
 
 

Transferred 23-May-45 to 305BG
 
 
Q
42-102458
 
 

Transferred out 27-Jun-44
 
 
F
42-102464
14-Jun-44
 

Le Bourget/Melun A/F [cr Bleckmar]
Lt. Chas. R. Blackwell
750
G
42-102692
24-May-44
 

FTR Berlin sal 14-Nov-44
 
 
 
42-102905
7-Oct-44
 

Politz [cr Jonkoping, Sweden]
Lt C. Jennings
748
J
42-102948
28-Sep-44
 

Magdeburg - crashed Buckau, Ger., 
2 KIA, 7 POW
"The Denver Bandit"
Lt. Keylon C. Clarke
749
D
42-102954
29-Jan-45
 

Siegen [cr-landed nr Ypres, Belg., Ref. 30] SAL 09-Feb-45
Lt. George Hottle
748
Q
42-102965
24-May-44
 

Berlin [ditched in Channel, 10 RTD]
Lt. Harry Stafford
 
 
42-102973
 
 

salvaged, 26-Jun-44
 
 
L
42-106985
 
 

Received 02-Mar-44 from 379 BG, salvaged 27-Apr-44
"LA Legende"
749
X
42-106998
2-Nov-44
 

Merseburg - cr Annarode, Ger., 
5 KIA, 4 POW
"Paper Doll"
Lt. Graeme E. Bow
751
V,D
42-107001
14-Jun-44
 

salvaged 26-Jun-44 
      Lt William L. Gibbons
751
W
42-107015
21-Jun-44
 

Berlin [cr-landed, Rinkaby, Sweden, 
9 Interned
[Lt. R.G. Krumm]
750
W
42-107026
30-Nov-44
 

Bohlen - crash-landed, France, no injuries
"Hamtramack Mama"
Lt. John White
751
Y
42-107034
 
 

Received 03-May-44 from 398 BG, salvaged 09-Dec-44
"Rampant Pansy" 
749
K
43-37518
28-Sep-44
 

Magdeburg - cr Dorstadt, 
9 KIA
 

"Gini" 
Lt. Harold D. Gay
751
O
43-37532
2-Nov-44
 

Merseburg [cr Leimbach, Ger. 
7 KIA, 2 POW
"The Joker's Wild"
Lt. Jim Corriher
751
A
43-37556
2-Nov-44
 

Merseburg [cr Emseloh, 
1 KIA, 9 POW
Lt. Wm. A. Dawson
751
G
43-37562
29-Jun-44
 

Leipzig [ cr Gross Muehlingen. Ger.]
Lt. Albert Gumulauskas
751
 
43-37567
12-Dec-44
 

Merseburg - cr Sensweiler, Ger., 
1 KIA, 9 POW
"Willie III"Lt. Montell C. Higgins
750
J
43-37574
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
"Butch"
749
T
43-37606
17-Oct-44
 

Cologne - crashed Prum, Ger., 
2 KIA, 7 POW
"B.T.O."
Lt. Norman M. Chapman
750
L
43-37694
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
"Patty Ann"
750
G
43-37733
 
 

Transferred to USA 19-May-45, 14-Dec-45 at Kingman, AZ
"Ace of Hearts"
749
J
43-37765
 
 

battle damaged, retired 24-Mar-45 repaired, assigned to 5th ERS, Halesworth,
"The Duchess"
750
B
43-37766
2-Nov-44
 

Merseburg - crashed Volkstedt, Ger., 
3 KIA, 6 POW
"Delores"
Lt. Earl M. Morrow
751
H
43-37782
2-Nov-44
 

Merseburg - crashed Emseloh, ??,
3 KIA, 6 POW
"Lady Katherine"/"Lady      Margaret"
     Lt. Wm. J. Murdock
750
S
43-37785
 
 

Flown to USA, 6/45
"Tarfu"
748
B
43-37796
 
 

salvaged 17-Apr-45
"Stinky"
750
M
43-37826
 
 

Trans. to Air Transport Command 19-May-45
 
748
R
43-37828
30-Dec-44
[battle-damaged, crash-landed in France] - [ret. to service, Ref. 16, (06-Feb-45, Ref. 17) flown to US 6/45
"Remember Me?"/"Georgia Peach"
      Lt. Wm. R. McCall
 749
   L 
43-37834
28-Sep-44
 

Magdeburg [cr Wetzleben, 
2 KIA, 7 POW
Lt. Fred J. Lockwald
748
D,T
43-38026
28-Sep-44
 

Magdeburg [cr Hornburg, Ger, 
8 KIA, 1 POW
Lt. Charles Schultz
748
N
43-38181
28-Sep-44
 

Magdeburg [cr Heinengen, 
6 KIA, 3 POW
       Lt. Albert Sikkenga
748,749
O
43-38203
18-Mar-45
 

Berlin [cr Berlin. 
9 POW
     Lt. John W. Schweikert
749, 748
L
43-38240
 
 

Trans. to Air Transport Command 19-May-45
 
751
Q
43-38258
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
      "Forget Me Not Olly"
749
 
43-38289
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
        "La Rhonda"
 
 
43-38301
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
        "Liberty Belle"
751
N
43-38309
2-Nov-44
 

Merseburg [cr Dedensen, Ger., 
9 POW]
Lt. Kenneth E. Guptill
750
Q
43-38394
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
"Wreckless", "Big Gas Bird"
748
N
43-38462
 
 

Received 22-May-45 from 303 BG, transferred to 351 BG 29-May-45
 
 
 
43-38479
 
 

From Refs. 6, 10, flown to USA, 6/45
"Thy Will Be Done"
748
K
43-38506
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
 
748
J
43-38528
 
 

Regained 24-Feb-45, trans. to USA 22-May-45
"That's My Baby" 
750
F
43-38529
7-Oct-44
 

Politz [ditched in Channel]
Lt. Ernest T. Salzer
 
 
43-38534
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
        "The Wolf Pack"
750
F
43-38537
 
 

Transferred to 384 BG 23-May-45
 
749
 
43-38538
30-Sep-44
 

Munster [cr Lunen, Ger., 
10 KIA]
Lt. Wm. A. Millea
750,751
M
43-38540
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945

"Murderous/Mysterious Witch"
748,749
N
43-38561
2-Nov-44
 

Merseburg [cr Nebra, Ger.,
2 KIA, 7 POW
Lt. Bruce Harrison
751
M
43-38580
 
 

[salvaged 15-Oct-44]
             "Flory"
748
D
43-38582
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
"Fledia Fay"
751
R
43-38583
22-Jan-45
 

Sterkrade [cr Westladbergen, 
9 POW]
Lt. Arthur G. Jellinek
748
C
43-38594
 
 

Berlin [03-Feb-45, FTR LOC nr Langemark, Belg. 18-Mar-45 2SAD RG 17-Apr-45, flown to USA, 6/45]
"Lady B Good"
Lt. Craig P. Greason
749
B
43-38606
10-Apr-45
 

Oranienburg - Cr Genthin, Ger., 
4 KIA, 5 POW
"Moon Light Mission"
Lt. Thos. P. Thompson, Jr
748
P
43-38608
 
 

Received 26-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
43-38621
 
 

Received 22-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
43-38682
 
 

Received 22-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
43-38707
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
 
750,751
H
43-38749
   

[landed in France, returned to repl. pool , trans. out 24-May-45 
 
751
S
43-38751
9-Feb-45
 

[crash-landed edge of field, out of fuel]
        Lt. Donald Sellon.
 
 
43-38778
 
 

Received 22-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
   
 
43-38795
13-Jan-45
 

Maximiliansau - cr Karlsruhe, Ger.,
9 KIA
Lt. Irvin C. Popham
751
 
43-38812
23-Dec-44
 

cr nr Rolleton, England
Lt.Clifford Hendrickson
749
U
43-38819
24-Dec-44
 

Blew up on takeoff
Lt. Carl Sundbaum
750
N
43-38824
 
 

Received 23-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
43-38831
 
 

[landed on continent 13-May-45, 
salvaged 24-May-45
"Screaming Eagle"
749
W
43-38844
 
 

Transferred out 19-May-45
 
748
L
43-38854
24-Mar-45
 

Hopsten - cr Greven, Ger., 
6 KIA, 3 POW
"Tennessee Toddy"
Lt. Sherrill R. Williams
751
A
43-38855
 
 

Transferred out 22-May-45
 
 
 O,  Q
43-38857
 
 

Transferred out 22-May-45
  750
D
43-38863
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
 
750
S
43-38870
 
 

Received 22-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
43-38875
 
 

Received 22-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
43-38878
 
 

Received 22-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
43-38881
 
 

FTRLOC 14-Feb-45, RG 17-Feb-45, SAL 13-May-45
"Ruth Anne"
750
L
43-38883
 
 

Received 22-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
   
 
43-38885
 
 

Transferred out 22-May-45
"Ruthanne"
751
P
43-38887
 
 

Transferred out 22-May-45
 

"Perpetual Hell","Perpetual Help"
751
M
43-38902
 
 

Transferred in from 384 BG, flown to USA, 04-Jun-45
"Lady Be Good"
748
Q
43-38904
6-Nov-44
 

Harburg [cr Rotenburg, Ger., 
8 KIA, 1 POW]
Lt. Edw. P. McGroarty
751
 
43-38909
14-Feb-45
 

Dresden - crash-landed east of Dijon, France
"Kraut Krusher"
Lt. Duane Southwood
748
D
43-38947
 
 

Transferred out 22-May-45
 
751
D
43-39072
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
       "No Body's Baby"
748
S
43-39080
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
 
749
U
43-39087
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
"Better Quicker & Cheaper" 749
S
43-39092
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
 
748
Z
43-39154
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
 
751
G
43-39195
 
 

Transferred out 22-May-45
 
750
J
43-39200
   

03-Mar-45 FTRLOC, RG 05-Mar-45, 28-Mar-45 FTRLOC - RG 11-Apr-45, 19-May-45 FTRLOC, RG ??, Kingman, AZ 09-Dec-45
"Rattlesnake Daddy"
749
A,O
43-39211
 
 

Flown to USA, June, 1945
"Maguires Chop House"
750
N,W
43-39233
 
 

Received 23-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
43-39285
 
 

Received 23-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
     
43-39450
 
 

Received 23-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
43-39453
 
 

Received 23-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
44-6088
10-Jan-45
 

Euskirchen - pilot KIA, crew safely chuted into Belgium,
"Rattlesnake Daddy II"Lt. Frederick C. Gauss
749
Y
44-6103
21-Jul-44
 

Schweinfurt [cr, 
2 KIA, 7 POW
Lt. Norris H. Gerber
748
 
44-6111
12-Jul-44
 

Munich [returned to USA after war] - 
9 interned in Switzerland
"Hells Belle"
Lt. E. Kozel
749
O
44-6118
 
 

Received 15-Jun-44, salvaged 28-Aug-44
 
 
 
44-6155
2-Nov-44
 

Merseburg [cr Ziegelrode, Ger, 
3 KIA, 6 POW
Lt. Samuel H. Schimel
748,751
P
44-6161
 
 

Received 19-Jun-44, flown to USA, 6/45
 
749
F
44-6167
 
 

Received 15-Jun-44, flown to USA, 6/45
 
750
K
44-6469
7-Oct-44
 

Politz - Cr Stettin, Ger., 
9 POW
Lt. Vernon M. Moland
748
U
44-6509
 
 

Received 05-Oct-44, flown to USA 6/45
 
748
H
44-6518
 
 

Salvaged 13-May-45
 
749
R
44-6603
 
 

Received 23-Feb-45
"Jaynee"/"Pretty Baby" 751
V
44-6621
 
 

relegated to training duty, Kingman, AZ, 08-Dec-45
"Trip's Troubles" Ref. 22
751
U
44-6831
16-Feb-45
 

Gelsenkirchen [cr Rauxel, ??, 
6 KIA, 4 POW
Lt. Roland H. Brazier
748
 
44-6904
 
Flown to USA, June, 1945

"Ladies Delight" 
749
K
44-6961
 
 

Received 21-Mar-45, trans. out 19-May-45
 
748
G
44-6970
 
 

Received 18-Feb-45, salvaged 25-Feb-45
 
 
 
44-6977
 
 

Received 23-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
44-8032
10-Sep-44
 

Gaggenau
Lt. Paul W. Gilbert
 
 
44-8046
7-Oct-44
 

Politz - Cr Politz, 
6 KIA, 5 POW]
       Capt. J.W. Fischer
750
N
44-8152
5-Apr-45
 

Ingolstadt -  crashed, exploded on takeoff
"Miss Ida"
Lt. Donald L. Snow
Maj. Edward B. Dozier
748
A
44-8157
 
 

Received 15-Sep-44, trans. to 305 BG 23-May-45
 
751
F
44-8219
 
 

Rcvd 04-Oct-44, to 2SAD 12-Apr-45, regained 16-Apr-45
  749 D
44-8255
28-Feb-45
 

Soest - ditch, Channel,
3 KIA, 6 RTD
Lt. Roy E. Kirk
751
O
44-8368
10-Apr-45
 

Oranienburg - cr Bernau, Ger., 
1 KIA, 9 POW
     Capt. Melvin M. Fox
     Lt. Col. Rod Francis
749
G
44-8414
19-Mar-45
 

Crash landed on cont., crew safe
"G.I.Virgin III"
750
H
44-8418
 
 

Collided with "'ARF & 'ARF", 08-Nov-44, 6
"Bad Time Inc. II" 
749
 
44-8479
 
 

From Ref. 10, trans. to 305 BG 23-May-45
"Susie Sag Sump"
748,750
U
44-8557
18-Apr-45
Freising - cr Freising, 1 KIA, 9 POW
 

  [LAST A/C LOST IN WAR]
      Lt. Wm. T. Thistle
751,748
T
44-8692
 
 

Received 23-May-45 from 303 BG, flown to USA, 6/45
 
 
 
44-8698
3-May-45
 

Crashed returning from POW mission
  751
Y
44-8706
 
 

Received 14-Feb-44, trans to 305 BG 23-May-45
 
750
N
44-8720
6-Feb-45
 

Crashed on test-flight landing at Glatton
      Capt. Roy Kerr, 
      Maj. Wm Doherty
 
 
44-8734
 
 

Received 23-May-45, flown to USA, 6/45
 
749
 
44-8775
 
 

Received 06-May-45, flown to USA, 
6/45 (?)
 
748
U
44-8785
 
 

Received 08-Mar-45, trans to 305 BG 23-May-45
"Crack Up"
 
 
44-8791
 
 

Regained 15-Mar-45, trans to 305 BG 23-May-45
  751 T
44-8824
 
 

Received 23-May-45 from 303 BG, trans to Valley, 04-Jun-45
 
 
 
44-8832
 
 

Received 14-Feb-45, flown to USA, 6/45
"Battle Baby"
749
H
44-8873
 
 

Received 30-Mar-45, transferred to 305 BG 23-May-45
 
749
H
44-8897
 
 

Received 21-Mar-45, transferred to 384 BG 09-May-45
"Bugs Bunny"
748
O
44-8902
 
 

Received 21-Mar-45, trans. out 19-May-45
 
748
G,Q
44-8927
 
 

Received 12-Apr-45, transferred to 305 BG, 23-May-45
 
 
 
44-83483
 
Rcvd from 303 BG 23-May-45, Flown to USA. Sister ship to CAF "Sentimental Journey" & Collings Foundation "Nine-O-Nine", 44-83575
 
 
 
??- ?????
 
 
[relegated to local training duty]
  Ref. 12
 
- ??073
 
 

[direct hit in bomb bay, returned to base, sal]
"Miss Yu II"
750
 
- ??696
 
 

Lt. Red Clarkson's ship
"Tujunga" 
750
 
- ??809
 
Lt. Lower's ship 
 

"Pride of Polack Alley" 
750
 
 
   

OTHER A/C NAMES REPORTED OR IMPLIED-- NO OTHER INFORMATION
 
 
 
 
 
"Methuselah, 969 Years"
"Swedish Shamrock"
 
 
 
 
"Miss Misinformed"
"The Three Joes"
 
 
 
 
"Ramblin' Gambler"
"Tilli Jean"
 
 
 
 
"Round Trip Ticket"
"War Eagle"
 
 
 
 
"Some Other Time"
"Willie","Willie II"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Craig Harris, 20 May, 2001