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Serial Number Criteria: 43-38882
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
43-38874 ... 43-39073 (EXACT MATCH)
Boeing B-17G-100-BO Fortress
MSN 9852/10051
38875 (457th BG) to 303rd BG Feb 1945 with 359th BS as "RedWing", returned to USA Jun 29, 1945.  Scrapped Nov 28, 1945
38878 (457th BG) returned to USA Jun 29, 1945.
38879 (452nd BG, 728th BS) lost Mar 18, 1945.  MACR 13560
38881 (457th BG, 750th BS, *Ruth Anne*) damaged Feb 14, 1945 during mission 
to Dresden and made forced landing on continent.  Crew OK and returned
to base.
38882 converted to B-17H.
38883 (457th BG, *Lady Beth*) returned to USA Jun 29, 1945.
38884 (447th BG, 708th BS, *L'il Skippy*) returned to USA Jul 7, 1945, arrived
Kingman, AZ Nov 8, 1945.  Sold for scrap Jul 1, 1946
38885 (447th BG, 751st BS, *Ruthanne*) returned to USA May 22, 1945.
38887 (447th BG, 751st B, *Perpetual Hell*) returned to USA May 22, 1945.
38888 (487th BG, 839th BS) lost Mar 11, 1945.
38895 (398th BG, 603rd BS) lost Jan 1, 1945.  MACR 11581
38897 (94th BG) to Kingman AAD, sold for salvage Jul 1, 1946
38898 (381st BG, 534th BS, *Hitler's Ho Do/Blind Date*) shot down by AAA Tutow, Germany Feb 3, 1945.
MACR 12295
38899 (95th BG, 336th BS) lost Feb 3, 1945.  MACR 12156
38902 (447th BG, *Lady Be Good*) damaged by Me 262s during raid on Berlin
Mar 18, 1945 and landed in Soviet-occupied Poland.  Crew all safe
and returned to base.  Plane went to USSR
38903 (447th BG, 709th BS, *Miss Lace*) collided with 42-97400 over Mannheim, Germany.
38904 (457th BG, 751st BS) hit by flak Nov 6, 1944 in raid on Harburg.  Plane
left the group and was not seen again.  Plane crashed near town
of Boehmerwold. 8 KIA, 1 POW.  MACR 10343
38905 (447th BG, 708th BS, *Bang Bang Lulu*) returned to USA Jul 6, 1945,
arrived Kingman, AZ Dec 16, 1945.  Sold for scrap Jul 1, 1946
38907 (381st BG, 534th BS) returned to USA Jun 7, 1945
38908 (381st BG, 535th BS) retired to Kingman, AZ Dec 5, 1945.
38909 delivered Lincoln Oct 9, 1944, to Grenier Oct 17, 1944.  Assigned to 447th BG, 748th BS at Glatton Oct 21, 1944.
Named *Kraut Krusher*.  Disabled Feb 14, 1945 in raid on Dresden and landed near Dijon, France.  Salvaged Feb 28, 1945
38910 (381st BG, 535th BS) retired to Kingman, AZ Dec 9, 1945.
38911 (91st BG, 323rd BS) lost Jan 14, 1945.  MACR 11772
38912 (34th BG, 7th BS, "Old Times") battle damaged Mar 18, 1945 and force
landed behind Russian lines at Melaszewicze, Poland.  To USSR
38913 (381st BG, 532nd BS) retired to Kingman, AZ Dec 6, 1945.
38914 (381st BG) retired to Kingman, AZ Nov 30, 1945.
38916 (381st BG) retired to Kingman, AZ Dec 9, 1945.
38917 delivered Lincoln Oct 10, 1944, to Grenier Oct 17, 1944, assigned to 731rd BS, 452nd BG at Deopham Green
Oct 20, 1944, named *Not Today Cleo*.  Returned to USA at Bradlyey Jul 3, 1945.  To 41689 BU at Soluth Plains 
Jul 7, 1945.  To RFC at Kingman Nov 23, 1945.
38918 delivered Lincoln Oct 10, 1944, to Dow Field Oct 22, 1944.  Assigned to 96th BG at Snetterton Oct 25, 1944.
Damaged on mission to Mannheim Jan 21, 1945.  Salvaged Feb 8, 1945.
38919 delivered Lincols Oct 11, 1944, to Grenier Oct 22, 1944, assigned to 337th BS, 96th BG at Snetterton
Nov 1, 1944.  Transferred to Knettishall Nov 2, 1944.  Crashed on takeoff 1 mi SE of Bamingham May 31, 1945.
9 killed.
38920 delivered Lincoln Oct 10, 1944, to Grenier Oct 18, 1944.  Assigned to 92nd BG at Podington
Oct 20, 1044, named *Canvas Back IV*.  Transferred to 509th BS, 351st BG at Polebrook Feb 9, 1945, named
*Mort's Orphans*.  Flew 37 missions.  Returned to USA at Bradley May 23, 1945.  To 4168 BU at South Plains
May 28, 1945.  To RFC at Kingman Nov 28, 1945.
Flew 37 missions.  Returned to USA at Bradley  returned to USA Jun 1945
38921 (452nd BG, 729th BS) lost Jan 2, 1945, Germany.  MACR 11225
38925 (486th BG, 833rd BS) lost Jan 21, 1945, Germany.  MACR 11798
38926 (487th BG, 836th BS) lost Dec 24, 1944.  MACR 11675
38927 (384th BG, 544th BS) crashed in England Feb 1, 1945.
38929 delivered Lincoln Oct 12, 1944, to Grenier Oct 22, 1944.  Assigned to 337th BS, 96th BG at Snetterton
Nov 1, 1944.  Damaged on mission to Zwickau, Germany Mar 19, 1945 and force landed Poznan, Poland.
Crew OK.  Aircraft to USSR
38931 delivered to Lincoln Oct 14, 1944, to Grenier Oct 27, 1944.  Assigned to 560th BS, 388th BG at
Knettishall Nov 2,1 944.  Returned to USA Jun 26, 1945.  To RFC at Kingman, AZ Nov 23, 1945.
38932 delivered Lincoln Oct 14, 1944, to Cheyenne Oct 26, 1944, to Grenier Nov 7, 1944.  Assigned to
407th BS, 92nd BG at Podington Dec 20, 1944.  Lost to flak and crashed Stendahl, Germany Jan 1, 1945.  
MACR 11371. 9 KIA.
38933 delivered Lincoln Oct 14, 1944.  To Dow Field Oct 26, 1944.  Assigned to 561st BS, 388th BG at
Knettishall Oct 29, 1944.  Crashed into hill near Landís End, England May 17, 1945.  Salvaged, returned to USA.
To RFC at Kingman Nov 20, 1945.  Named "Weary Wolf " aka "Dear Mom II"
38935 (96th BG, 413rd BS) lost Mar 31, 1945.  MACR 13715
38940 (447th BG, *Black Brassiere*) returned to USA Jul 5, 1945, arrived
Kingman, AZ Dec 13, 1945.  Sold for scrap Jul 1, 1946
38942 (95th BG, 335th BS, "Belligerent Beauty/Hot Box")
38943 (490th BG, 849th BS) lost Jan 10, 1945, Germany.  MACR 11585
38944 (447th BG, 748th BS) crashed in England Jan 31, 1945.
38947 (447th BG, 751st BS) returned to USA May 28, 1945
38950 (447th BG, 708th BS, *Bloody Bucket*) returned to USA Jul 5, 1945,
arrived Kingman, AZ Dec 9, 1945.  Sold for scrap Jul 1, 1946
38954 (351st BG) returned to USA Jun 1945.
38955 (379th BG, 527th BS) lost Jan 10, 1945, Germany.  MACR 11737
38959 (34th BG, 4th BS, "Short and Sweet") returned to USA Jun 21, 1945.
To RFC at Kingman, AZ Nov 28, 1945
38963 (100th BG, 351st BS) lost Apr 10, 1945.  MACR 14170
38967 (381st BG, 533rd BS) retired to Kingman, AZ Nov 20, 1945.
38968 (96th BG, 338th BS) lost Jan 7, 1945, Germany.  MACR 11571
38972 (34th BG, 391st BS, "Duke Spook", perhaps "Lucie" earlier) returned to
USA Jun 20, 1945.  To RFC at Kingman, AZ Nov 8, 1945
38977 (381st BG, 532nd BS, *French Dressing*) retired to Kingman, AZ Nov 20, 1945.
38978 to Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR in 1946.  Sold on commercial 
market to Columbia Airmotive, Troutdale, OR as N4960V.  Broken up for spares in late
1950s and scrapped 1962.
38982 (452nd BG) lost Mar 18, 1945.  MACR 13559
38983 (381st BG, 533rd BS *Fort Lansing Emancipator*) retired to Kingman, AZ Nov 30, 1945
38986 (381st BG) lost Dec 12, 1944.
38988 (487th BG, 839th BS) lost Feb 9, 1945.  MACR 12372
38990 (95th BG, 334th BS, "The Creamer/Lovely Lady")
38991 (34th BG, 7th BS, "Sweet Seventeen") returned to USA Jun 27, 1945.  To RFC
at Kingman, AZ Nov 22, 1945.
38992 (100th BG, 351st BS) lost Texel, Netherlands Apr 3, 1945. 8 KIA, 2 POW.  MACR 13717
38995 (447th BG  710th BS) hit by debris from exploding B-17 during morning preparation Feb 21, 1945
38996 (95th BG) to Kingman AAD, sold for salvage Jul 1, 1946
38998 (381st BG, 535th BS, *Crack a Dawn*) retired to Kingman, AZ Dec 20, 1945.
38999 (447th BG, *Emma*) returned to USA Jun 19, 1945
39001 (351st BG) returned to USA Jun 8, 1945
39003 (379th BG, 524th BS) lost Apr 10, 1945.  MACR 13879
39012 (381st BG, 532rd BS, *Miss Fortune*) shot down by AAA Fritzlar, Germany Mar 9, 1945.  MACR 12960
39018 (96th BG, 337th BS, *Dinah Mite*) interned in Switzerland Feb 35, 1945.
39020 (351st BG) returned to USA May 24, 1945
39021 assigned 47th SCS, Furstenfeldbruck, West Germany, Jan 1, 1948.
Assigned 45th PRS, Furstenfeldbruck, West Germany, Jan 21, 1948.
Assigned 7499th AFS, Furstenfeldbruck, West Germany, Nov 2, 1948
Redesignated RB-17G 22Mar 22, 1949.
Assigned 7499th CS, Furstenfeldbruck, West Germany, May 17, 1949. Transferred to Wiesbaden, Aug 25, 1950
Assigned AMC, Jun 29, 1953.  Assigned Brookley Field, AL, Jul 9, 1953
39025 (381st BG, 535rd BS, *Buckeye*) retired to Kingman, AZ Dec 6, 1945.
39026 (92nd BG, 327th BS) lost Feb 25, 1945.  MACR 12719.
39029 transferred from 386th BG to 447th BG, 710th BS, named *Linda Sue*.
Made force landing in France Apr 14, 1943 when ran out of fuel.
Salvaged but was at Kingman, AZ in 1946.  Sold for scrap Jul 1, 1946
39031 (306th BG, 368th BS) lost Dec 29, 1944.  MACR 11254.
39035 (384th BG, 547th BS) crashed Reigate Hill, England Mar 19, 1945.
39037 (95th BG, 336th BS, "Little Joe")
39048 delivered Lincoln Nov 19, 1944, to Dow Field Nov 28, 1944.  Assigned to 407th BS, 92nd BG at Podington
Jan 2, 1945.  Secret mission Jun 1, 1945.  Returned Jun 2, 1945.  Salvaged 9th AF Germany Dec 29, 1945.
39049 delivered Hunter Nov 19, 1944, to Grenier Dec 4, 1944.  Assigned to 839th BS, 487th BG at Lavenham
Apr 13, 1945.  Returned to USA Jul 12, 1945.  To RFC at Kingman Dec 14, 1945.  
39050 (493rd BG, 863rd BS) lost Mar 3, 1945.  MACR 12886
39053 (384th BG, 546th BS, *Heavenly Body*) MIA Mar 23, 1945 on mission 
to Gladbeck, Germany. MACR 13611.
39055 (95th BG, 335th BS) crashed Jan 28, 1945 at village of Kain near
Tournai, Belgium due to flak damage during attack on Duisburg
bridges in Germany.  7 crewmembers bailed out.  Pilot killed in crash,
copilot killed when chute failed.
39057 (447th BG  708th BS) returned to US Jul 5, 1945; RFC Kingman Nov 17, 1945
39058 (390th BG, 570th BS) lost Mar 2, 1945.  MACR 12847
39059 (381st BG, 532rd BS) retired to Kingman, AZ Dec 6, 1945.
39068 (487th BG) crash landed on farmland at St Margarets on return from mission
to Germany Jan 8, 1945.  All crew safe.
39070 (493rd BG, 860th BS) lost Apr 7, 1945.  MACR 13890
39072 (447th BG, 748th BS, *No Body's Baby*) returned to USA May 22, 1945

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