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Model-Mfg Ser. AAF
S/N
NAMES SQ Call Sign DELIVERED
To USAAF
ASSN
447th
NOTES Disp Date
B-17G-100-BO 43 38950  OL' BOOMERANG 708   10/14/1944 11/10/44 708SQ; RetUS 7/5/45; RFC Kingman 12/9/45; name given in Combat Diary- S/Sgt Lauri K. Rautio 12/09/45
RFC
B-17G-105-BO 43 38984       10/28/1944 11/09/44 SQ N/A; RetUS 7/15/45; RFC Kingman 12/14/45 12/14/45
RFC
B-17G-105-BO 43 38995   710 L  10/31/1944 11/11/44 710SQ; hit by debris from exploding B-17 during morning preparation 2/21/45; sal; two other a/c destroyed and six men injured; 02/21/45
SAL
B-17G-105-BO 43 39029   LINDA SUE 710   N 11/11/1944 11/21/44 710SQ; tran 388 BG after 2/45;  TRAN
B-17G-105-BO 43 39054  JERSEY BOUNCE II 710  A 11/19/1944 12/01/44 Assgn 388BG; tran 710SQ; hit by flak over Zellhausen 12/24/44; c/l Woodbridge non-op flt 3/24/45; sal 3/28/45 (B&P, FFS, addl data from Allen McBroom) see Crew Profile- Jepsen-McBroom; and Eng. Report 04/45; 03/24/45
SAL
B-17G-105-BO 43 39057   708   11/19/1944 12/04/44 708SQ; RetUS 7/5/45; RFC Kingman 11/17/45 11/17/45
RFC
B-17G-105-BO 43 39194       12/30/1944 01/22/45 SQ N/A; RetUS 7/5/45; RFC Kingman 12/10/45 12/10/45
RFC
B-17G-105-BO 43 39230   709   1/11/1945 02/03/45 709SQ; sal 9AF 5/31/45 05/31/45
SAL
B-17G-105-BO 43 39244       1/15/1945 02/01/45 SQ N/A; RetUS 7/6/45; RFC Kingman 2/14/46 02/14/46
RFC
B-17G-110-BO 43 39352 900 HILGARD     2/23/1945 03/08/45 SQ N/A; RetUS 7/7/45; RFC Kingman 2/9/46; 02/09/46
RFC
B-17G-40-DL 44 6003   708 F 4/2/1944 04/21/44 708SQ; RetUS 6/19/45; RFC Kingman 11/8/45 11/08/45
RFC
B-17G-40-DL 44 6016 TNT JEANIE, TNT KATIE 711   4/4/1944 05/05/44 Assgn 486BG; tran 711SQ; MIA Oranienburg 3/15/45 w/Chandler; flak, cr Wilsnack, Ger; 6KIA 3POW; 03/15/45
MACR 13045
Prelim MACR
B-17G-40-DL 44 6027   709  O 4/9/1944 05/01/44 709SQ; FTR Bohlen 6/29/44 w/Hoyer; flak, cr Jahnsheim, Ger; 8KIA 2POW (B&P, FFS, Sh) 06/29/44
MACR 6730
B-17G-50-DL 44 6460       8/11/1944 08/26/44 SQ N/A; mid-air coll w/ 43-38245 on assembly for Kassel 10/2/44, cr Treacies' Farm, Kettlebaston, UK; sal 10/02/44
SAL
B-17G-50-DL 44 6462 SANDUSKY JO 710 O 8/11/1944 08/27/44 710SQ; RetUS 7/7/45; RFC Kingman 12/3/45; 12/03/45
RFC
B-17G-55-DL 44 6511   708   8/26/1944 09/16/44 708SQ; b/d Merseburg 11/2/44 w/Johnson; f/l Volzel A/F, Hol; sal 11/14/44 11/02/44
SAL
B-17G-55-DL 44 6571   711   9/12/1944 09/28/44 711SQ; MIA Merseburg 11/2/44 w/Moses; mid-air coll, cr Rheine; 8KIA 1POW 11/02/44
MACR 10312
Prelim MACR
B-17G-55-DL 44 6581   711   9/16/1944 10/06/44 711SQ; MIA Weimar 2/9/45 w/Kuntz; e/a, cr Lochmule, Ger; 3KIA 7POW 02/09/45
MACR 12242
Prelim MACR
B-17G-55-DL 44 6595    710    9/18/1944 10/06/44 710SQ; b/d Bad Kreuznach 1/21/45 w/BAIRD; f/l Continent; sal 1/3/45 01/21/45
SAL
B-17G-65-DL 44 6823 MISS SPENT YOUTH     11/20/1944 12/07/44 SQ N/A; RetUS 7/6/45; RFC Kingman 12/10/45 12/10/45
RFC
B-17G-65-DL 44 6985 JERSEY BOUNCE III 710 01/01/45 02/05/45 710SQ; RetUS 7/5/45; RFC Kingman 12/13/45 12/13/45
RFC
B-17G-50-VE 44 8131     Y  6/17/1944 08/07/44 Assgn 94BG; tran 447BG; PFF; badly damaged by debris from exploding a/c while preparing for mission 2/21/45; sal; 02/21/45
SAL
B-17G-60-VE 44 8310  THUMPER    M 8/7/1944 09/07/44 SQ N/A; PFF; RFC Kingman, date unk; ID from Borcherding photo; RFC
B-17G-60-VE 44 8355   710 P 8/15/1944 10/18/44 710SQ; PFF; MIA Darmstadt 12/24/44 w/King; flak, cr Prum, Ger; 8KIA 2POW; 12/24/44
MACR 11119
Prelim MACR
B-17G-60-VE 44 8393    709 Y 8/25/1944 10/18/44 709SQ; PFF; RetUS 10/15/45; RFC Walnut Ridge 12/29/45; 12/29/45
RFC
B-17G-65-VE 44 8410         9/5/1944 10/01/44 SQ N/A; tran 351BG 10/7/44  TRAN
B-17G-65-VE 44 8415       9/6/1945 09/30/44 Assgn 385BG; tran 447BG; RetUS 6/6/45; RFC Kingman 12/8/45 12/08/45
RFC
B-17G-65-VE 44 8419   710   9/7/1944 09/26/44 710SQ; b/d Frankfurt 1/8/45 w/Armstrong; f/l Laon, Fr; sal 2/6/45 01/08/45
SAL
B-17G-65-VE 44 8458 JEANNE E. 708 X 9/18/1944 10/30/44 708SQ; b/d Weimar 2/9/45 w/Lubinsky; f/l Continent; sal 2/13/45 02/09/45
SAL
B-17G-70-VE 44 8502 ALWAYS AVAILABLE 710   10/1/44 11/44 710SQ; RetUS 7/6/45; RFC Kingman 11/26/45 (FFS; Sh; R. Davis) 11/26/45
RFC
B-17G-75-VE 44 8643     K 11/14/44 12/5/44 RetUS 7/8/45; RFC Kingman 12/11/45; 12/11/45
RFC
B-17G-75-DL 44  83279     J 1/19/45 2/22/45 SQ N/A; Involved in minor accident 4/22/45; RFC Kingman 11/22/45 (AFHRA Photo)  11/22/45
RFC
B-17G-85-DL 44 83563          4/7/45 N/A Slated for the 447th but never delivered; reassigned as transport for Gens. Doolitle and Eisenhower; various civilian duties; used in films The War Lover and Tora Tora Tora; now at NWM, New York, painted as 42-97400, Fuddy Duddy ON DISPLAY
B-17G-90-DL 44 83684          4/5/1945 04/19/45 Possibly "last a/c assigned to grp" (Freeman) but perhaps not delivered; tran to drone director until 1960; Civil N3713G at Chino, CA 1984; used in 12 O'Clock High; PICADILLY LILLY (film name) ON DISPLAY
B-17G-105-VE 44 85784       6/19/45 Not assigned
 to  the 447th
Various civilian duties in the US and France, before reaching the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, UK.  Carried markings of the 447th during the 1980s; used in 1990 film Memphis Belle; currently on display at Duxford as Sally B ON DISPLAY