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Serial Number Criteria: 42-32110
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-31932 ... 42-32116 (EXACT MATCH)
Boeing B-17G-35-BO Fortress
MSN 7046/7230
31935 Delivered Cheyenne Jan 7, 1944, to Kearney Jan 28, 1944.  Assigned to 571st BS, 390th BG at
Framlingham Feb 20, 1944.  Named "Stark's Ark".   Shot down by fighter Mar 6, 1944 near
Quakenbrueck, Bermany.  MACR 2989.  3 killed, 7 bailed out and taken prisoner
31936 delivered Cheyenne Jan 10, 1944, to Scott Jan 20, 1944, to 2114th BU at Lockbourn Sep 2, 1944.
To 4152nd BU at Lockbourn Oct 1, 1944, to 2114th BU at Lockbourn Sep 29, 1945.  To 4152nd BU at
Lockbourn Oc5 9, 1945.  To RFC at Walnut Ridge Jan 7, 1946
31937 delivered Cheyenne Jan 10, 1944, slated to 100th BG (MIA Dec 31, 1944 ??) transferred to Lockbourn
Jan 21,1 944, to 2118th BU Laredo Jun 28, 1944, to 2126 BU at Laredo Feb 1, 1945.  To RFV at Walnut
Ridge Jan 8, 1946.
31938 delivered Cheyenne Jan 7, 1944.  To Gr Island Jan 16, 1944.  W/o Jan 31, 1944.
31939 delivered Denver Jan 6, 1944, to Kearney Jan 15, 1944, to Romulus Jan 23, 194, to Grenier Jan 25, 1944.
Assigned to 336th BS, 95th BG at Horham Feb 2, 1944.  Transferred to 412th BS.  Returned to USA Jun 21, 1944.
To RFC at Kingman, AZ Nov 24, 1945.
31940 delivered Cheyenne Jan 8, 1944, to Yuma Jan 19, 1944, to 233rd BU at Davis Monthan Jun 3, 1944.
To 3036 BU at Yuma Jun 9, 1945.  To 3017th BU at Hobbs Jun 11, 1945.  Suffered engine failure, 
crew bailed out and plane crashed 8 mi NE of Hobbs AAF, NM Jul 24, 1945.
31942 crashlanded at Hobbs AAF, NM Jun 8, 1945
31946 (94th BG) lost Apr 20, 1944, France
31955 (351st BG) shot down by AAA Apr 18, 1944 on mission to Orianenburg, Germany
31958 (92nd BG) lost Jul 16, 1944, Germany
31966 (351st BG) shot down by fighters Mar 18, 1944 on mission to Landesberg
31968 (100th BG, "Miss Irish") on mission to V-site in Marquiese 
Mimoyecques, France was hit by flak and radio operator was 
sucked out of a gaping hole that nearly broke the fuselage
in two Mar 19, 1944.  Plane aborted, dropped bombs over
the Channel, then returned to land successfully
31971 (390th BG, 570th BS) lost Hulten, Netherlands May 11, 1944.
31972 (379th BG) lost May 15, 1944, Germany
31973 (388th BG, 562nd BS, "Little Joe") destroyed on ground at Poltava during
shuttle mission Jun 21, 1944.
31975 (351st BG) shot down by fighters May 27, 1944 on mission to Ludwigshafen
31977 delivered Cheyenne Jan 12, 1944, to Savannah Jan 26, 1944.  Assigned to 332nd BS, 94th BG at
Rougham Feb 5, 1944.  Damaged by flak on mission to Augsburg, interned in Switzerland Apr 13, 1944.
MACR 4007.  Named "Flak Queen" aks "Filthy Hag"
31978 delivered Cheyenne Jan 12, 1944, to Savannah Jan 22, 1944, to Morrison Feb 13, 1944.  Assigned to
325th BS, 92nd BG at Podington Mar 2, 1944, named "Dottie G".  Shot down by enemy aircraft on mission to 
Munich Jul 17, 1944 and crashed Ebersbach, Germany.  MACR 7571.  8 POW, 1 KIA.
31979 delivered Cheyenne Jan 11, 1944, to Savannah Jan 23, 1944.  Assigned to 368th BS, 306th BG at
Thurleigh Feb 22, 1944.  Shot down by flak on mission to Augsburg Feb 25, 1944 and crashed Kuppenheimer Forest
near Landau, Germany.  MACR 3767.  9 POW, 1 KIA.
31980 delivered Cheyenne Jan 12, 1944, to Savannah Feb 23, 1944.   Assigned to 532nd BS, 381th BG
at Ridgewell May 26, 1944.  Shot down by fighter during missin to Berlin and crashed NE of Schonhauser,
17 mi NW of Prenzlau, Germany Jun 21, 1944.  MACR 5990.  7 POW, 2 KIA.
31981 delivered Cheyenne Jan 12, 1944, to Savannah Jan 25, 1944, to 350th BS, 100th BG at Thorpe Abbots
Feb 6, 1944.  Crash landing at Honington airfield May 15, 1944, and salvaged. 
31982 delivered Cheyenne Jan 12, 1944, to Savannah Jan 21, 1944.  Assigned to 322nd BS, 91st BG at Bassingbourn
Feb 24, 1944.  Named "Superstitious Aloysius".  MIA on mission to on mission to Leipzig Jul 20, 1944.  
wing broke off between #3 and #4 engines and crashed at Ruppertagruen, Germany.  6 POW, 3 KIA (one by German
civilians).  MACR 7282.
31983 delivered Cheyenne Jan 13, 1944, to Kearney Jan 28, 1944, to Presque Isle Feb 18, 1944.
to Grenier Mar 2, 1944.  Assigned to 615th BS, 401st BG at Deenethorpe Mar 7, 1944.  
(401st BG, 615th/613rd BS, "Mary Alice") returned to USA Jun 6, 1945.  To RFC at Kingman Nov 7, 1945.  Replica
is at Duxford War Museum, UK.
31984 delivered Cheyenne Jan 13, 1944, to Kearney  Jan 18, 1944, to Grenier Feb 1,1 944.  Assigned to 407th BS,
92nd BG at Podington Mar 2, 1944.  Named "Berlin Special".  MIA on mission to Dessau Jul 20, 1944.  
MACR 7408.  4 POW, 5 evaded.
31985 delivered Cheyenne Jan 13, 1944, to Kearney Jan 28, 1944, to Grenier Feb 20, 1944.  Assined to 570th BS, 390th BG
at Framlingham Feb 27, 1944.  Named "Devil's Aces".  MIA on mission to Madeburg May 28, 1944.   Part of vertical stabilizer was
shot away and crashed Lostau, 6 mi NE of Medegurg, Germany.;   MACR 5258.  7 KIA, 3 POW.
31986 delivered Cheyenne Jan 13, 1944.  To Kearney Jan 22,1 944.  To Presque Isle Jan 16, 1944.
Assigned to 349th BS, 100h BG at Thorpe Abbots, and named "Once in a While" aka "Boomerang".  Damaged by flak on raid on 
Wiesbaden Nov 9, 1944 and forcelanded near Perle, Belgium.  MACR 99933.  Salvaged Dec 8, 1944.
31987 delivered Cheyenne Jan 13, 1944, to Kearney Jan 22, 1944, to Romulus Fevb 23, 1944, to Grenier
Feb 28, 1944.  Assigned to 350th BS, 100th at Thorpe Abbots Mar 10, 1944.  (350th B S, 100th BG, "Shilaylee/ The Little
Skipper") collided with B-17G 43-38457 in midair Dec 31, 1944 NW of Hamburg, Germany while on mission
to oil refinery at Hamburg.  Both aircraft became locked together.  3 crew killed, 4 bailed out and
became POW.  Pilot and copilot able to crashland at Wilhelmshaven, Germany.  Both captured and became
POW.  MACR 11550
31988 (381st BG) crashed and burned on takeoff Apr 22, 1944 at Polebrook.
31989 (95th BG, 336th BS, *Black Magic*) diverted to Switzerland Feb 25, 1945
after being severely damaged by flak and fighters over 
southern Germany.  Crew bailed out safely but aircraft flew on
and crashlanded in forest clearing at southern end of Lake
Baldegger.  Plane later dismantled, parts stored at
Dubendorf and scrapped after the war.
31990 (381st BG, 535th BS, *Stage Door Canteen*) to Kingman, AZ Feb 26, 1946 and subsequently scrapped.
31991 delivered Cheyenne Jan 13, 1944, to Kearney Jan 31, 1944, to Grenier Feb 22,194.  Assigned to 351st BS,
100th BG at Polebrook Mar 1, 1944, named "Fever Beaver".  transferred to 350th BS, 100th BG at Thorpe
Abbotts, named "Miss Chief". Returned from sorty Feb 11, 1944 with 1 KIA.  Damaged in taxi accident 
May 14, 1945 when hit parked B-17 43-38861, causing severe tail damage.  Salvaged Jul 30, 1945.
31992 (95th BG, 334th BS, "Mirandy")
31993 (95th BG, 334th BS *Genril oop/Lil Brat*) interned in Switzerland Apr 24, 1944.  
Returned Sep 8, 1945
31995 (92nd BG, 327th BS, *Heavens Above*) inerned in Switzerland Sep 13, 1944.
Returned Sep 1, 1945.
32999 (95th BG, 412nd BS, "Chicken Ship/The Pickwickian")
32000 was Gee-H pathfinder aircraft.  Lost 2 engines to flak over
France Jul 4, 1944.  When third engine began to lose power,
bellylanded in field at Felpham, England.   Aircraft ended up
in back garden of No 18 Downview Road with wingtip within six
feet of back door of house.  Two crew members had been slightly
injured.  Pilot took tea with the lady of the house. 25 years
later to the day (Jul 4, 1969) he returned to take tea with her
again.
32002 (95th BG, 335th BS, "Berlin First") shot down by fighter near Quakenbrueck 3/6/1944.
Crew bailed out and taken prisoner.
32004 (388th BG, 560th BS) lost in North Sea off Terschelling, Netherlands Jun 20, 1944.
32005 (401st BG, 613rd BS), "Annie/Command Performance II") hit by flak Jul 24, 1944 on
mission to Saint Lo.  Crew bailed out into English Channel
32006 painted as QJ-V of 339th BS, 96 BG, with 85 missions symbols exhibited in France after VE Day,
Paris, Aug-Sep 1945.
32007 (384th BG, 545th BS) MIA Mar 4, 1944 to mission to Cologne, Germany
32010 (483rd BG, 840th BS) lost Jul 30, 1944, Hungary.  MACR 7107
32011 (388th BG, 562nd BS) lost May 8, 1944.  MACR 4599
32012 (401st BG, 6145h BS, "Shark Tooth") returned to USA Jun 8, 1945.
32013 (99th BG, 347th BS) lost over Austria Apr 2, 1944.  MACR 3887
32014 (99th BG, 347th BS) lost Apr 30, 1944, Italy.  MACR 4610
32016 (99th BG, 347th BS, "Swamp Gal") lost over Austria Dec 25, 1944.  MACR 10704.
32017 (483rd BG, 815th BS) lost Mar 14, 1945.  MACR 12822.
32019 (95th BG, 336th BS) lost Apr 11, 1944.  MACR 3803.
32020 (94th BG, 331st BS) lost Oct 7, 1944.  MACR 9551
32022 (2nd BG, 96th BS) lost May 6, 1944.  MACR 4793
32024 (379th BG, 524th BS, "Swamp Fire") was first heavy bomber to reach 100 missions without an abort.  Returned
to USA Jul 12, 1945.  To Kingman, AZ Nov 30, 1945.  Sold as surplus Dec 29, 1945.
32025 (381st BG, 533rd BS, "Dreambaby") returned to USA Jun 23, 1945.
32026 (390th BG, 568th BS) lost Dec 30, 1944.  MACR 11247
32027 (303rd BG, 427th BS, "Betty Jane") lost Sep 13, 1944.  MACR 8824
32028 (99th BG, 346th BS) lost Jul 22, 1944.  MACR 6948
32029 (483rd BG, 815th BS, "Miss Treated") crashed Nov 11, 1944 at
Steparone after mission to Salzburg.  The plane landed with
a hung bomb armed in the bomb bay with one engine dead and
another engine on fire.  On landing the plane rolled up runway
matting, skidded and caught fire. Everyone got out before
the bomb blew.
32030 (388th BG, 561st BS) lost Jul 31, 1944, Germany.  MACR 7744
32033 (99th BG, 347th BS) lost Oct 13, 1944.  MACR 9327
32034 (92nd BG, 407th BS) shot down by AAA Feb 24, 1944 on mission to Schweinfurt,
Germany.   MACR 2759
32035 (99th BG, 416th BS) lost Apr 24, 1944.  MACR 4390
32037 (303rd BG, 358th BS) lost Jun 21, 1944.  MACR 6540.
32038 lost Iceland during ferry 3/10/1944.  MACR 2732.
32041 (99th BG, 348th BS) lost Jul 2, 1944.  MACR 6518
32045 (96th BG) shot down by flak 7/19/1944 on return
from Schweinfurt.  10 crew POW.  MACR 7411
32048 (2nd BG, 20th BSA) lost Aug 29, 1944.  MACR 8098
32049 (381st BG, 534th BS, *Yankee Rebel*) hit by AAA Aug 3, 1944
and crashed Terneuzen, Holland.  MACR 7883.
32053 (2nd BG, 49th BS) lost Jun 27, 1944.  MACR 6428
32054 (92nd BG, 407th BS) lost Jan 28, 1945.  MACR 12014
32056 (99th BG, 416th BS) lost over Austria Apr 2, 1944.  MACR 3888.
32057 (99th BG, 348th BS) lost Jul 8, 1944.  MACR 6368.
32058 (2nd BG, 96th BS) shot down over Gyor, Hungary 
Apr 13, 1944.  9 POW, 1 KIA.  MACR 3917.
32060 (381st BG, 535th BS, "Boulder Buf" scrapped Dec 22, 1944.
32062 (99th BG, 416th BS) lost Apr 2, 1944.  MACR 4909
32063 (99th BG, 347th BS) lost in crash landing after raid to Varese in Northern Italy Apr 30, 1944.
32065 (99th BG, 346th BS) lost Apr 16, 1944.  MACR 4076
32966 (95th BG, 412th BS, "Silver Slipper/Silver Sliver")
32068 (99th BG, 346th BS) lost Jul 28, 1944.  MACR 7122.
32070 (452nd BG, 729th BS) lost Apr 9, 1944.  MACR 4363
32071 (99th BG, 416th BS) lost Feb 8, 1945, Kleinlobming, Styria, Austria.  MACR 12082
32072 (91st BG) lost Apr 27, 1944, France.  MACR 4258.
32073 (96th BG, 339th BS) interned in Switzerland Apr 13, 1944.  MACR 3767.
Returned Sep 8, 1945.
32076 (MSN 7190, 91st BG, 401st BS, "Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby") suffered engine trouble on mission 
to Poznan, Poland and diverted to Sweden and force landed at Bulltofta, Sweden May 29, 1944.  
MACR 5354.  Converted in Sweden to airliner and registered Nov 2, 1945 as SE-BAP, which was
owned by the Swedish crown but operated by SILA;
sold to Denmark Nov 2, 1945 as OY-DFA "Stig Viking".  Bellylanded at Blackbushe
Nov 28, 1945.  Repaired but withdrawn from airline service Jun 25, 1947.
To Danish Army Air Corps as 67-672 "Store Bjoem", and used for aerial photography in Greenland.  
WFU and sold to Babb Co of New York Feb 2, 1955 and by them to French Institut Geographique
National as F-BGSH and delivered Apr 6, 1955.  WFU Jul 15, 1961.
Acquired by USAFM Feb 4, 1972 and shipped to Dover AFB for 
restoration.  Flown to WPAFB Oct 15, 1988.
This aircraft is now on display at WPAFB Museum.
as *Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby* under its original serial number.  The plane
is to be transferred to Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center for display.
32077 (483rd BG, 815th BS) lost Oct 13, 1944.  MACR 9142.
32078 (385th BG, "Barbara B")
32079 (457th BG, 749th BS, *Jayhawk/Delayed Lady II*) shot down by flak
over Holland Sep 26, 1944 during mission to Osnabruck.  MACR 9419.
2 KIA, 3 POW, 4 evaded. Parts recovered 1987; Lisse
32080 (381st BG, 532nd BS) lost May 19, 1944.  MACR 5030
32081 (447th BG, 708th BS) lost Nov 4, 1944.  MACR 10162
32082 (94th BG) lost during mission to Berlin Mar 6, 1944.  MACR database
has (452nd BG, 728th BS, "Passionate Witch 2") shot down by flak
during mission to Chateaudun Mar 28, 1944.  MACR 3488.  6 crew
members KIA, 4 POW.  One died of injuries Mar 29.
32083 (452nd BG, 731stBS) lost Feb 26, 1945.  MACR 12772.
32084 (457th BG, 750th BS, *Lil' Satan*) salvaged Jun 24, 1944.
32085 (91st BG, 322nd BS) lost Feb 3, 1945.  MACR 12233
32086 (457th BG, 749th BS, *You Never Know*) hit by flak Sep 10, 1944 over target on
mission to Gaggenau.  Thinking the plane was doomed, two 
gunners bailed out, but pilot gained control of the plane
and flew it back to Joigny, France where a successful
landing was made.  MACR 8904.
32087 (452nd BG, 728th BS) lost Aug 6, 1944.  MACR 7387
32088 (381st BG, 532nd BS, *Dry Gulcher*) shot down by AAA Mehrin,
Germany May 19, 1944.
32089 (390th BG, 570th BS) lost May 28, 1944.  MACR 5257.
32090 delievered Cheyenne Jan 23, 1944,. to Grand Island Feb 7, 1944, to Grenier Feb 22,1 944, to Presque Isle
Feb 28, 1944.  Assigned to 350th BS, 100th BG at Thorpe Abbotts Mar 3, 1944 and named "Silver Dollar".  
Reassigned to 418th BS.  Flew over 100 missions. In taxi accident Apr 19, 1945, salvaged Apr 21, 1945 
and used as squadron hack.  Returned to USA Sep 19, 1945.
Reassigned to 8th AF Dutch-Belgian coast Dec 26, 1946.  Reclamation complete Nov 19, 1947
32093 (379th BG, 527th BS) lost Aug 9, 1944.  MACR 7392
32096 (447th BG, 711th BS) lost Mar 16, 1944.  MACR 3187.
32097 (99th BG, 347th BS, "Slipstream") shot down Dec 18, 1944 and crashed near Breunn.  MACR 10635.
32098 (457th BG, 750th BS, *GI Vergin II*) hit by flak Oct 2, 1944 over target 
during mission to Kassel and landed safely in
Belgium.  All crew OK
32099 (306th BG, 367th BS) lost Dec 5, 1944.  MACR 11039.
32100 (2nd BG, 965h BS) lost over Austria Mar 19, 1944.  MACR 3258.  The
actual MACR says that this is 42-38100.
32101 delivered Cheyenne Jan 24, 1944.  To Kearney Feb 5, 1944.  Assigned to 457th BG, 748th BS at Glatton
Mar 6, 1944.  (457th BG, 748th BS) made emergency landing Lohne, France Mar 19, 1945
after running out of fuel enroute home from a mission to Hannnover.  Named *El Lobo II*
32102 (381st BG, 535th BS, "Little Duchess, Male Call, Julie Linda")
salvaged Feb 1, 1945.
32104 (301st BG, 419th BS, "St. Francis") MIA Blechhammer Dec 17, 1944. 
MACR 10670. 1 KIA, 1 evaded, 8 POW.
32107 (301st BG, 419th BS) lost Jul 26, 1944, Austria.  MACR 7129
32109 (483rd BG, 840th BS, "Mizpah") nose shot off by flak over Budapest,
killing the navigator and bombardier, then crashed near
Dunavecse, Hungary Jul 14, 1944.  MACR 6901.  2 KIA, 8 POW.
32110 (99th BG, 416th BS) damaged over Odertal and diverted to Hungar,
then show down in error by Soviet Yak 9 fighters and crashed
near Jakabszallas, Hungary Dec 18 ,1944.  MACR 10633.  One crew 
severely injured by the fighters and died while hanging in his
chute.  Rest of crew bailed out safely and were returned.
32113 (306th BG, 368th BS) lost May 24, 1944.  MACR 4952.
32116 (91st BG, 323rd BS) to storage at Kingman AAD, sold for
salvage Jul 1, 1946

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