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457th Bombardment Group (Heavy)

Aircraft:B-17
Group Emblem:
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Wing:94th Combat Bombardment Wing
Division:1st Bombardment Division
Airfield(s)
Squadrons:748th Bombardment Squadron
749th Bombardment Squadron
750th Bombardment Squadron
751st Bombardment Squadron
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Details:Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Jan-Feb 1944, and assigned to Eighth AF.

Flew first mission on 21 Feb 1944 during Big Week, taking part in the concentrated attacks of heavy bombers on the German aircraft industry. Until Jun 1944, engaged primarily in bombardment of strategic targets, such as ball-bearing plants, aircraft factories, and oil refineries in Germany.

Bombed targets in France during the first week of Jun 1944 in preparation for the Normandy invasion, and attacked coastal defenses along the Cherbourg peninsula on D-Day. Struck airfields, railroads, fuel depots, and other interdictory targets behind the invasion beaches throughout the remainder of the month.

Resumed bombardment of strategic objectives in Jul 1944 and engaged chiefly in such operations until Apr 1945. Sometimes flew support and interdictory missions, aiding the advance of ground forces during the St Lo breakthrough in Jul 1944 and the landing of British 1 Airborne Division during the airborne attack on Holland in Sep 1944; and participating in the Battle of the Bulge, Dec 1944-Jan 1945, and the assault across the Rhine in Mar 1945.

Flew last combat mission on 20 Apr 1945. Transported prisoners of war from Austria to France after V-E Day. Returned to the US in Jun 1945. Inactivated on 18 Aug 1945.

    Commanders:
  • Col Herbert E Rice, 24 Jul 1943
  • Lt Col Hugh D Wallace, 3 Sep 1943
  • Col James R Luper, 4 Jan 1944
  • Col Harris E Rogner, 11 Oct 1944

Air Force Combat Units of World War II, Maurer, Maurer: USAF, 1986

Accident Reports:Number of Non-Combat-Related Accident reports for this group: 61

Missions

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#DATENAMETARGETSA/C LOST
1February 06, 19448AF 212Airfields in France
2February 21, 1944B228Airfields in Germany1
3February 22, 19448AF 230Aviation targets in Germany
4February 24, 19448AF 233Schweinfurt industrial area1
5February 25, 19448AF 235Aviation targets in Germany2
6March 02, 19448AF 244Frankfurt, Germany marshaling yards
7March 03, 19448AF 246Wilhelmshaven, Germany port area
8March 04, 19448AF 247Ruhr industrial area
9March 06, 19448AF 250Berlin industrial areas5
10March 08, 19448AF 252Berlin industrial areas
11March 09, 19448AF 253Berlin industrial areas
12March 11, 19448AF 255Munster marshaling yards
13March 13, 19448AF 257Poix airfield in France
14March 16, 19448AF 262Augsburg, Germany and T/Os1
15March 18, 19448AF 264Aviation targets in Germany
16March 19, 19448AF 266V-weapons site in France
17March 20, 19448AF 269Frankfurt industrial area
18March 22, 19448AF 273Berlin aviation industry areas
19March 23, 19448AF 275Brunswick aviation targets
20March 24, 19448AF 277German industrial area and French airfields
21March 26, 19448AF 280Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
22March 27, 19448AF 282Airfields in SW France
23March 29, 19448AF 284Brunswick industrial area and Watten V-weapons site1
24April 09, 19448AF 293Aviation targets in Germany3
25April 10, 19448AF 295Airfields in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany
26April 11, 19448AF 298Aviation targets in Germany
27April 13, 19448AF 301Schweinfurt industrial area
28April 18, 19448AF 306Aviation targets in Germany
29April 19, 19448AF 308Aviation targets in Germany
30April 20, 19448AF 309V-weapon sites in France1
31April 22, 19448AF 311Hamm, Germany marshaling yards
32April 24, 19448AF 315Aviation targets in Germany
33April 25, 19448AF 317Marshaling yards in Germany and airfields in France1
34April 26, 19448AF 319Brunswick industrial area and Cologne
35April 27, 19448AF 323Marshaling yards and airfields in France
36April 27, 19448AF 322Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
37April 29, 19448AF 327Berlin city area
38April 30, 19448AF 329Airfields in France; V-weapons in France
39May 01, 19448AF 332V-weapon sites in France (CROSSBOW)
40May 04, 19448AF 338Bergen / Alkmaar airfield
41May 07, 19448AF 342Berlin targets of opportunity, Munster and Osnabruck industrial areas
42May 08, 19448AF 344Targets in Germany
43May 09, 19448AF 347Marshaling yards and airfields in France, Belgium and Luxembourg
44May 11, 19448AF 351Marshaling yards in France
45May 12, 19448AF 353German oil industry targets1
46May 13, 19448AF 355Oil production facilities in Germany and Czechoslovakia
47May 19, 19448AF 358Targets in Germany: Factories and Wilhelm-Strasse Railroad Station1
48May 20, 19448AF 359Airfields in France
49May 22, 19448AF 361Kiel port and Siracourt V-weapons site
50May 23, 19448AF 364Airfields and rail targets in France
51May 24, 19448AF 367Airfields in France and Financial District, Admiralty, War Offices in Berlin area1
52May 25, 19448AF 370Airfields, rail targets and coastal batteries in France
53May 27, 19448AF 373Rail targets in Germany and France3
54May 28, 19448AF 376Oil production facilities in Germany 3
55May 29, 19448AF 379Aviation and oil targets in Germany
56May 30, 19448AF 380Industry in Germany, rail targets in France and Belgium
57May 31, 19448AF 382Aviation and rail targets in Germany; rail targets in France and Belgium
58June 02, 19448AF 384, 385V-weapons sites, airfields and rail targets in France
59June 03, 19448AF 388Pas de Calais defenses
60June 04, 19448AF 391Rail bridges and airfields in Paris area
61June 06, 19448AF 394Coastal targets in invasion area
62June 07, 19448AF 397, 398Tactical targets in NW France
63June 08, 19448AF 400Rail targets and airfields in France
64June 10, 19448AF 403Tactical targets in France, airfields and chokepoints
65June 11, 19448AF 405Airfields and rail targets in Paris, Brittany and Loire valley
66June 12, 19448AF 407Airfields and bridges in France
67June 14, 19448AF 412Airfields in France and the low countries; supply sites in France5
68June 15, 19448AF 414Airfields and rail targets in France; Oil targets in Germany
69June 17, 19448AF 418Airfields in France
70June 18, 19448AF 421Oil targets in Germany
71June 19, 19448AF 423Airfields in Bordeaux, France area
72June 20, 19448AF 425Oil and industrial targets in Germany, V-weapons sites in France1
73June 21, 19448AF 428Oil production facilities in Germany; first Shuttle mission to USSR (Operation FRANTIC)2
74June 22, 19448AF 432Industry and airfields in NW France
75June 23, 19448AF 435 and 436Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites; rail and airfield targets in NW France
76June 24, 19448AF 439Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites; rail and airfield targets in NW France
77June 25, 19448AF 441, 442Airfields and electric power installtions in France
78June 28, 1944VIII 445Airfields, supply dumps, bridges in Paris area; Saarbrucken rail targets
79June 29, 19448AF 447Strategic targets in Leipzig area1
80July 06, 19448AF 455V-weapon sites in France; Kiel shipyards
81July 06, 19448AF 456NOBALL: Pas-De-Calais v-weapon sites; bridges south of Paris
82July 07, 19448AF 458Oil, bearing and aircraft plants in Germany1
83July 08, 19448AF 460Transportation and V-weapons targets in France
84July 11, 19448AF 466Munich and southern Germany
85July 12, 19448AF 469Munich and southern Germany3
86July 13, 19448AF 471Munich and southern Germany
87July 13, 19448AF 471Munich and southern Germany
88July 16, 19448AF 476Munich area
89July 18, 19448AF 481Tactical targets in France; Kiel oil targets; Peenemunde area
90July 19, 19448AF 482Industrial targets in W and SW Germany
91July 20, 19448AF 484Oil and industrial targets in W Germany
92July 21, 19448AF 486Aircraft industry, airfields and ball-bearing plants in SW Germany1
93July 24, 19448AF 492Tactical support for Operation COBRA
94July 25, 19448AF 494Tactical support for Operation COBRA
95July 28, 19448AF 501Targets in Belgium, France and Germany
96July 29, 19448AF 503Oil targets in Germany and airfields in France
97July 31, 19448AF 507Targets in Germany and airfields in France1
98August 01, 19448AF 508Airfields, bridges, tactical targets in France
99August 03, 19448AF 512, 513Rail targets on Franco-German border, fuel dups and bridges near Paris, Brussels
100August 04, 19448AF 514Oil refineries, aircraft factories
101August 05, 19448AF 519, 520, 521Strategic targets in Germany, V-weapons site, GH test1
102August 06, 19448AF 524Refineries and factories in Germany; Noball targets in France1
103August 07, 19448AF 527, 528Fuel dumps, bridges in France; GH test
104August 08, 19448AF 530, 8AF 531Airfields and Noball targets in France
105August 09, 19448AF 533, 8AF 535Aviation and tank industry and airfields in SE Germany; Micro H test
106August 11, 19448AF 541, 542, 543Rail, fuel, troops in Brest peninsula1
107August 13, 19448AF 548, 549, 550Support of Ground troops near Le Havre; transportation around Paris
108August 14, 19448AF 552Airfield, rail in France; aviation and oil plants in Germany
109August 16, 19448AF 556Oil refineries and aircraft plants in Germany
110August 18, 19448AF 561, 562Bridges, Airfields, Fuel Dumps and an Aircraft Engine Factory in France and Belgium
111August 24, 19448AF 568Strategic targets in Germany2
112August 24, 19448AF 568Strategic targets in Germany2
113August 25, 19448AF 570Aircraft component plants1
114August 26, 19448AF 575, 576, 577, 578, 575: Brest gun batteries; 576: oil, fuel, chemicals; 577: bridge; 578: TV bombs
115August 30, 19448AF 590 & 8AF 591590: V-1 launching sites; 591: Kiel and Bremen
116September 03, 19448AF 601 & 8AF 602Attacks on gun emplacements in Brest area
117September 08, 19448AF 611Industry in Mainz and Ludwigshafen
118September 09, 19448AF 613, 8AF 614613: container drop to French Resistance in Southern France; 614: targets in western Germany
119September 10, 19448AF 619, 8AF 620Targets in Stuttgart area
120September 12, 19448AF 626Attacks on Germany oil industry1
121September 13, 19448AF 628Oil and industrial target in southern Germany
122September 16, 19448AF 635Fighter-Bomber ops in germany
123September 17, 19448AF 637Support airborne landings in Holland1
124September 19, 19448AF 642Rail target in western Germany; ordnance and oil refinery
125September 22, 19448AF 645Vehicle factories in Kassel, Germany
126September 25, 19448AF 647Rail targets in western Germany and oil plant at Ludwigshafen
127September 26, 19448AF 648Rail targets and vehicle factories in western Germany1
128September 27, 19448AF 650Industry and transportation targets in western Germany
129September 28, 19448AF 652Oil and vehicle plants in central Germany6
130September 30, 19448AF 655Rail and aviation targets in western Germany1
131October 05, 19448AF 665Industry, airfields and railways in Germany
132October 06, 19448AF 667Industry in northern Germany
133October 07, 19448AF 669Oil installations and vehicle plants5
134October 14, 19448AF 676, 8AF 677Rail targets in Germany
135October 15, 19448AF 678Industrial, oil and rail targets in Cologne, Germany area1
136October 17, 19448AF 681Targets in Cologne area
137October 19, 19448AF 683Industrial targets in Mannheim and Mainz
138October 22, 19448AF 685Targets in western Germany
139October 25, 19448AF 688Oil and industry in western Germany1
140October 26, 19448AF 689Industry and comm targets in western Germany
141October 28, 19448AF 691Rail targets in Hamm and Munster
142October 30, 19448AF 693Oil industry in Germany
143November 02, 19448AF 698Oil and rail targets in Central Germany9
144November 05, 19448AF 702Marshalling yards in western Germany
145November 06, 19448AF 704Oil installations in western Germany1
146November 08, 19448AF 705Oil and rail targets in Germany1
147November 09, 19448AF 707Tactical targets in Metz and Thionville areas
148November 16, 19448AF 715Tactical targets near Aachen
149November 21, 19448AF 720Oil industry in Germany
150November 23, 19448AF 722Oil plant at Gelsenkirchen
151November 25, 19448AF 723Synthetic oil installation at Merseburg and Bingen rail yard
152November 26, 19448AF 725Rail and oil installation in western Germany
153November 29, 19448AF 729Rail and oil targets Germany
154November 30, 19448AF 731Rail and oil targets Germany
155December 04, 19448AF 736Rail targets in Germany
156December 06, 19448AF 741Oil and rail targets in Germany
157December 09, 19448AF 743Airfields and rail targets in Stuttgart area
158December 11, 19448AF 746Rail targets and bridge in western Germany
159December 12, 19448AF 748Oil and rail targets in Germany1
160December 15, 19448AF 750Rail targets and a vehicle factory
161December 24, 19448AF 759, 760Airfields and communications center in Gemany (760) and French U-boat coastal batteries (759)
162December 29, 19448AF 769Communications targets in western Germany
163December 30, 19448AF 770Rail and communications targets in western Germany
164December 31, 19448AF 772Strategic targets and comm centers along German supply lines
165January 01, 19458AF 774Oil and rail targets in western Germany
166January 02, 19458AF 776Communications and tactical targets in western Germany
167January 03, 19458AF 778Rail and communications targets in western Germany
168January 06, 19458AF 783Rail and communications targets in western Germany
169January 07, 19458AF 785Comm centers, rail targets, bridges and oil depots in western Germany
170January 10, 19458AF 789Airfields, rail targets and bridges in Germany
171January 13, 19458AF 791Marshalling yards and Rhine rail bridges1
172January 14, 19458AF 792Oil facilities in central Germany and highway bridges at Cologne
173January 17, 19458AF 798Oil refineries at Hamburg and Harburg
174January 20, 19458AF 801Synthetic oil industry at Sterkrade
175January 21, 19458AF 803Industry and rail targets in central Germany
176January 22, 19458AF 805Synthetic oil industry at Sterkrade1
177January 28, 19458AF 809Marshalling yards, bridges and benzol plant at Dortmund1
178January 29, 19458AF 811Industrial plants at Kassel and rail targets in central Germany
179February 03, 19458AF 817Major attack on Berlin and Madgeburg oil industry
180February 06, 19458AF 821Oil targets in Germany
181February 09, 19458AF 824Oil targets in Germany
182February 10, 19458AF 825Dulmen oil storage and U-boat pens
183February 14, 19458AF 830Oil and rail targets in Germany
184February 15, 19458AF 832Oil plants at Magdeburg and rail targets in Germany
185February 16, 19458AF 833Oil plants and marshaling yards in central Gemany1
186February 19, 19458AF 835Oil, industry and rail targets
187February 20, 19458AF 836Nuremburg
188February 21, 19458AF 839Rail targets in Nuremburg
189February 22, 19458AF 841Operation Clarion: major attack on German rail and road targets
190February 23, 19458AF 843Second day of Clarion mission
191February 24, 19458AF 845Oil refineries and rail targets
192February 25, 19458AF 847Tank factories; jet airfields; oil depots
193February 26, 19458AF 849Attacks on targets in Berlin
194February 27, 19458AF 851Road and rail targets in Halle and Leipzig
195February 28, 19458AF 854Rail targets in Germany1
196March 01, 19458AF 857Marshalling yards in central and southern Germany
197March 02, 19458AF 859Synthetic oil plants and tank works
198March 03, 19458AF 861Oil refineries in Germany
199March 05, 19458AF 865Synthetic oil plants
200March 07, 19458AF 869Oil and communication targets
201March 08, 19458AF 872Synthetic oil plants and rail targets
202March 09, 19458AF 875Rail marshaling yards and industrial sites
203March 10, 19458AF 877Rail targets
204March 11, 19458AF 881U-boat yards and oil installations in northern Germany
205March 12, 19458AF 883Marshalling yards
206March 14, 19458AF 886Rail, oil and industrial targets
207March 15, 19458AF 889German Army HQ and rail targets
208March 17, 19458AF 892Oil, industrial and rail targets
209March 18, 19458AF 894Rail and tank plants in Berlin area1
210March 19, 19458AF 896Industry, rail and airfield targets in Germany
211March 21, 19458AF 901, 902, 903, 904Jet fighter bases1
212March 22, 19458AF 906Attacks on barracks, camps and airfields
213March 23, 19458AF 908Rail targets in west and central Germany
214March 24, 19458AF 911Operations in support of Operation VARSITY - crossing of the Rhine1
215March 26, 19458AF 915Oil and tank plants
216March 28, 19458AF 917Tank and armament factories
217March 30, 19458AF 918Uboat construction and operation targets
218March 31, 19458AF 920Synthetic oil plants, munition and vehicles factories
219April 04, 19458AF 926Airfields in Germany
220April 05, 19458AF 928Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
221April 07, 19458AF 931Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
222April 08, 19458AF 932Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
223April 09, 19458AF 935Oil depot, ammunition plant and jet airfields
224April 10, 19458AF 938Jet airfields and army base near Berlin2
225April 11, 19458AF 941Airfields, munitions and rail targets
226April 14, 19458AF 948Bordeaux strong points and batteries
227April 15, 19458AF 951Bordeaux and Royan strong points and batteries
228April 16, 19458AF 954, 8AF 955Rail and communication centers
229April 17, 19458AF 957Rail targets in E Germany and Czechoslovakia
230April 18, 19458AF 959Rail targets in Germany1
231April 19, 19458AF 961Rail targets in Germany
232April 20, 19458AF 962Rail targets in Berlin and Czechoslovakia
TOTAL AIRCRAFT LOST:88

Non-Combat Related Accidents

#DATEREPORT
11944-03-16Aircraft: B-17G (#42-38063).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Schuchmann, Clarence E.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
21944-04-12Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97579).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Lane, Robert D.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
31944-04-21Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97236).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Coffman, Owen B.
Notes: killed due to structural failure.
Location: Parks Farm/ nr Hoxne England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
41944-05-10Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97122).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Mays, Vinton L.
Notes: take off accident due to mechanical failure.
Location: RAF Oakley England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
51944-05-18Aircraft: B-17G (#42-32079).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: .
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
61944-05-19Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97456).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Hoelzer, Richard E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
71944-05-23Aircraft: B-17G (#42-107015).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Procopio, Americo (NMI).
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
81944-05-25Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97062).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Johnson, Malcolm E.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
91944-06-08Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29445*).
Organization: 791BS / 457BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Sell, Willard H.
Notes: crashed belly landing.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
101944-06-16Aircraft: B-17G (#42-31545).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Elduff, James V.
Notes: crash landing.
Location: Infields Farm, West Fen England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
111944-06-25Aircraft: B-17G (#42-102973).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Gazzale, Jack W.
Notes: bailed out due to weather.
Location: Bishop Lybeard England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
121944-07-08Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97889).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Stevens, Edward R.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
131944-07-11Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97088).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Gazzale, Jack W.
Notes: killed due to explosion.
Location: Watton/ NW Sta 376 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
141944-07-23Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97591).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Schiffman, Byron S.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
151944-07-23Aircraft: B-17G (#42-38064).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: [parked aircraft].
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
161944-07-23Aircraft: B-17G (#42-102948).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: [parked aircraft].
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
171944-08-07Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97451).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Morrow, Earl M.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
181944-08-18Aircraft: B-17G (#43-37694).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Gallagher, Gordon E.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
191944-08-24Aircraft: B-17G (#43-37694).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Murdock, William J.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
201944-08-28Aircraft: B-17G (#44-6118).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Moland, Vernon H.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
211944-09-01Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97955).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Ingalls, John N.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
221944-09-03Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97470).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Schultz, Charles J.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
231944-09-03Aircraft: B-17G (#43-37574).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Whitman, Harry J.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
241944-09-10Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97451).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Gay, Harold D.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: St Quentin/over France.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
251944-09-10Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97456).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Passamore, Homer M.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: St Quentin/over France.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
261944-09-27Aircraft: B-17G (#43-37782).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Miller, Robert G.
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 1
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
271944-10-15Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38580).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Forry, Irwin G.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
281944-11-01Aircraft: B-17G (#42-32051).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Furr, Arnet L.
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
291944-11-01Aircraft: B-17G (#42-31551).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Godwin, John R.
Notes: engine failure or engine fire.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
301944-11-08Aircraft: B-17G (#44-8418).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Elduff, James V.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: English Channel.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
311944-11-08Aircraft: B-17G (#42-38064).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Furr, Arnet L.
Notes: missing in service [often a macr].
Location: English Channel.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
321944-11-09Aircraft: B-17G (#42-107034).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Burgess, Oliver G Jr.
Notes: landing accident due to engine failure.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
331944-11-16Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38528).
Organization: 750FS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Salo, Ero E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Tatten Hill England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
341944-11-20Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38582).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: [parked aircraft].
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 2
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
351944-11-30Aircraft: B-17G (#44-8157).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Jones, Thomas L Jr.
Notes: unknown.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 2
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
361944-11-30Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38885).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Smith, Harmon A Jr.
Notes: ground accident due to friendly fire.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage):
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
371944-12-04Aircraft: B-17G (#43-37826).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Staubach, Gibert E.
Notes: ground accident due to friendly fire.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 2
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
381944-12-23Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38812).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Hendrickson, Clifford (NMI).
Notes: killed in crash landing.
Location: Great Rollerton/ 2mi N England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
391944-12-24Aircraft: B-17G (#44-8479).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Burningham, Haven R.
Notes: landing accident out of gas.
Location: Troston, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
401944-12-24Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38819).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Sundbaum, Carl P.
Notes: killed in a take off accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
411945-01-11Aircraft: B-17G (#42-98028).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: [ground crew].
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 2
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
421945-01-13Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97934).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Flueman, Willmore (NMI).
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
431945-01-13Aircraft: B-17G (#44-8414).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Hay, Ralph L.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
441945-01-20Aircraft: B-17G (#43-37796).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Guca, Frank R.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
451945-02-06Aircraft: B-17G (#44-8720).
Organization: 759BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Doherty, William K.
Notes: killed in landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
461945-02-09Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38751).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Sellon, Donald G.
Notes: landing accident out of gas.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
471945-02-14Aircraft: B-17G (#43-37733).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Stann, Leon (NMI).
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
481945-02-19Aircraft: B-17G (#42-31630).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Mack, Richard L.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Grafton Underwood England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
491945-02-28Aircraft: B-17G (#44-8255).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Kirk, Roy E.
Notes: bailed out-engine failure.
Location: English Channel.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
501945-03-14Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97535).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Guca, Frank R.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
511945-03-28Aircraft: B-17G (#43-39087).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Stanley, Delmar A.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: Belgium.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
521945-03-28Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97934).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Stevenson, Fred M.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: Belgium.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
531945-04-05Aircraft: B-17G (#44-8152).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Snow, Donald L.
Notes: killed in a take off accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
541945-04-27Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97934).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Schuler, Harold A.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
551945-05-02Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38301).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Koch, Lorenz M.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
561945-05-03Aircraft: B-17G (#44-8698).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Canterella, Robert (NMI).
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
571945-05-12Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97190).
Organization: 748BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Bigley, Benny J.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Horsching (R-87) Germany.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage):
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
581945-05-12Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38831).
Organization: 749BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Litogot, William G.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Horsching/R-87 Austria.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
591945-05-12Aircraft: B-17G (#44-6518).
Organization: 749FS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Barry, Murton P.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
601945-05-12Aircraft: B-17G (#43-38881).
Organization: 750BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Stansbury, William B.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Glatton, Huntingdonshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
611945-05-12Aircraft: B-17G (#42-97827).
Organization: 751BS / 457BG of Glatton, Huntingdonshire.
Pilot: Nielson, Donald L.
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Horsching (R-87) Germany.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage):
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/

Aircraft

  • These are aircraft that were in this group at one time
  • List is in serial number order
  • Aircraft may be listed more than once if there are notes from multiple sources.
MODELSERIAL #A/C NAMEGROUPSQUADRONAC CODEMACR REPORT #
B-17G42-102458n/a457BG n/a
42-102458 Delivered: Cheyenne 5/3/44; Kearney 6/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned: 757BS/457BG Glatton 1/5/44; no other info; Salvaged. battle damage SAD 27/6/44.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-102464WHAT?S NEXT457BG 750BS5805
42-102464 Delivered: Cheyenne 5/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Pilot: David Steele forced landing base 16/4/44; Dow Fd 6/5/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG Glatton [G] 7/5/44; MIA LKe Bouget A/fd 14/6/44 w/Chas Blackwell, Co-Pilot: Theo Baskette, Radio Operator: Ed Nabozny, Waist Gunner: Francis McCall (4EVD); Navigator: Irving Meyers, Bombardier: Verne Boon, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Tom Howard, Waist Gunner: Tom Leahy, Tail Gunner: Sylvester Kuraszkiewicz (5POW); flak hits KOd two engine, crashed Fluery-la-Faret, 25 miles W of Beauvais, Fr; MACR 5805. WHAT'S NEXT'
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-102692n/a457BG n/a
42-102692 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/3/44; Kearney 14/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 3/5/44; battle damage Berlin 24/5/44 Pilot: '; Salvaged. 14/11/44.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-102905n/a457BG 748BS9774
42-102905 Delivered: Cheyenne 16/4/44; Kearney 7/5/44; Grenier 15/5/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [J] Glatton 16/5/44; MIA Politz 7/10/44 Pilot: Clarry Jennings, Co-Pilot: Dick Garland, Navigator: Martin Schwartz, Bombardier: Hardy Belgium. , Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Walter Karr, Radio Operator: Chas Spornik, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Barth, Waist Gunner: John Wood, Tail Gunner: Stewart Jakku (9INT); obs-Capt Floyd Cox {Int off} (KIA); flak, crashed Jonkopping, Swed; MACR 9774.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-102948THE DENVER BANDIT457BG 749BS9775
42-102948 Delivered: Cheyenne 21/4/44; Kearney 2/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [D] Glatton 23/5/44; MIA Magdeburg 28/9/44 Pilot: Keylon Clarke, Navigator: Walt Sundling, Bombardier: Bob Smith, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Albt Griffith, Radio Operator: Bill Sethloff, Waist Gunner: Dave Dooley, Tail Gunner: Dick Anderson (7POW); Co-Pilot: Bob Hovland, Ball Turret Gunner: Reed Simpson (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Buckau, Germany. MACR 9775. THE DENVER BANDIT.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-102954n/a457BG 748BS
42-102954 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/4/44; Kearney 3/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [Q] Glatton 13/6/44; battle damage Cologne 3/1/45 Pilot: '; forced landing continent, Salvaged. 9/2/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-102965n/a457BG n/a
42-102965 Delivered: Cheyenne 23/4/44; Kearney 6/5/44; Dow Fd 23/5/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 24/5/44; MIA Berlin 24/5/44 Pilot: Harry Stafford, Co-Pilot: Bernie Maverosky, Navigator: Arthur Flach, Bombardier: Tony Wodek, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Virgil Naylor, Radio Operator: Virgil Meek, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Rodge, Waist Gunner: Reg Buxton, Waist Gunner: Francis Craven, Tail Gunner: Walt Osika (10RTD); flak damage, ditched North Sea, all rescued by ASR.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-102973n/a457BG 749BS
42-102973 Delivered: Cheyenne 24/4/44; Kearney 6/5/44; Grenier 13/5/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG Glatton 16/5/44; battle damage over Montbartier 25/6/44 Pilot: Jack Gazzale, Co-Pilot: Jim Phillips, Navigator: Fred Oglesby, Bombardier: none; Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ralph Hipsman, Radio Operator: Burton Chankin, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Ehlert, Waist Gunner: Willard Becker, Waist Gunner: Everett Broadie, Tail Gunner: Bob Broadie (9RTD); gas low crew baled, crashed Bishop Lydeard, Somerset, UK; Salvaged. 2 SAD 26/6/44.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-107001n/a457BG 751BS
42-107001 Delivered: Tulsa 23/1/44; Dow Fd 5/2/44; Grenier 26/2/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [W] Glatton 2/3/44; damaged over Melun, pilot ordered bale ou, but apparently not heard by rest of crew 14/6/44 Pilot: Bill Gibbons (EVD); Co-Pilot: Capt Ray Syptak, Navigator: Bill Brandt, ex/n-Marsh Hovey, Bombardier: Patrick Walls, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Paul Birchen, Radio Operator: John Billington, Ball Turret Gunner: Roland Vevier, Waist Gunner: Paul Holder, Waist Gunner: Jasper Smith, Tail Gunner: George Bennett (10RTD); Salvaged. 2 SAD 15/6/44, then trans to Mediterranean Theater of Operations.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-107015n/a457BG 750BS6005
42-107015 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/1/44; Presque Is 3/2/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [W] Glatton 3/3/44; MIA Berlin 21/6/44 Pilot: Bob Krumm, Co-Pilot: Leo Green, Navigator: Frank Vandevelde, Bombardier: Joe Hibbs, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Bridges, Radio Operator: Anthony Tozzi, Ball Turret Gunner: Marion Belgium. , Waist Gunner: Jim Coleo, Tail Gunner: Harry Dusseau (9INT); mech fault, two engines out, crash-landed Rinkaby, Swed; MACR 6005 (left 29/6/45). Returned to US: Bradley 14/7/45; 4185 BU Independence 25/10/45; Scrapped: Kingman 14/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-107026HAMTRAMACK MAMA457BG 751BS11150
42-107026 Delivered: Tulsa 1/2/44; Presque Is 21/2/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [Y] Glatton 4/3/44; battle damage Zeitz 30/11/44 Pilot: John White, (9POW'); forced landing France; MACR 11150. HAMTRAMACK MAMA.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17F42-30167ANGEL PUMPKIN457BG 336FS
42-30167 Delivered: Cheyenne 21/4/43; Tinker 27/4/43; Smoky Hill 5/5/43; Tinker 12/5/43; Lincoln 20/5/43; Bangor 23/5/43; Assigned: 336BS/95BG [ET-H] Framlingham; Horham 15/6/43; 29m, Transferred: 457BG Glatton 3/44; 2 BAD Warton 17/3/44; Returned to US: Homestead 18/7/44; Tinker 24/7/44; Patterson 19/8/44; Eglin 14/12/44; Recl Comp 31/10/45. DESTINY'S TOT aka ANGEL PUMPKIN.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17F42-30748n/a457BG n/a
42-30748 Delivered: Cheyenne 23/7/43; Geiger 6/8/43; Pendleton 15/8/43; 457BG Geiger 6/11/43; 234 BU Clovis 24/6/44; Pilot: Chas Timmons forced landing base 27/7/44; 249 BU Alliance 25/10/44; 2168 BU Wendover 22/1/45; Scrapped: Kingman 30/10/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31383AMERICAN EAGLE457BG 751BS10207
42-31383 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/10/43; Denver 18/11/43; Kearney 16/12/43; Patterson 8/3/44; New Castle 26/4/44; Grenier 5/5/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [F] Glatton 31/5/44; MIA Brux 12/9/44 Pilot: Harry Selling (POW); Co-Pilot: Floyd French, Navigator: Bob Marcum, Bombardier: Howard Peterson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Shadman, Radio Operator: Erwin Krueger, Ball Turret Gunner: Don Conley, Waist Gunner: Steve Gallucci, Tail Gunner: Leo Ryder (8KIA); hit by Enemy aircraft cannonfire in cockpit and bomb bay, only one chute seen, crashed Biesenthal, Germany. MACR 10207 ('10206). AMERICAN EAGLE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31505MISS CUE457BG 751BS11150
42-31505 Delivered: Denver 16/11/43; Gt Falls 25/11/43; Denver 9/12/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Grenier 19/1/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [D] Glatton 26/1/44; MIA Merseburg 30/11/44 Pilot: Frechette, crew OK, except togg-Ward Price (KIA); flak, crash-landed France; MACR 11150 ('1). MISS CUE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31517n/a457BG 748BS3003
42-31517 Delivered: Denver 16/11/43; Pendleton 24/11/43; Pilot: Leon Sachs forced landing Denver, Co 8/12/43; Salt Lake 12/12/43; Wendover 14/12/43; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [A] Glatton 15/12/43; MIA Augsburg 25/2/44 w/Jim Chinn, Co-Pilot: Bob Cooper, Radio Operator: Bob Mullins, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Sullivan, Waist Gunner: Dillard Engdahl, Waist Gunner: Marion Ross, Tail Gunner: Jeremiah Rolison (7KIA); Navigator: Frank McNichol, Bombardier: John Vollmuth, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vito Peragine (3POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Mont St Martin, Fr; MACR 3003.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31520n/a457BG 751BS5300
42-31520 Delivered: Denver 16/11/43; Spokane 19/11/43; Gr Island 24/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Rapid City 10/4/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [A] Glatton 26/1/44; MIA Cologne 28/5/44 Pilot: Clyde Knipper, Co-Pilot: Dick Bruha, Navigator: George Dardzinski, Bombardier: Stan Gray, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Steve Volt, Radio Operator: Nick Bendino, Ball Turret Gunner: Nick Furrie, Waist Gunner: Percy Waltho, Tail Gunner: Joshua Goldstein (9POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Doellbach, seven miles S of Fulda, Germany. MACR 5300.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31531n/a457BG 749BS3487
42-31531 Delivered: Denver 20/11/43; Gt Falls 22/11/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Assigned: 332BS/94BG Rougham 25/1/44; Transferred: 749BS/457BG [J] Glatton 26/1/44; MIA Brunswick 29/3/44 Pilot: Lewis Lennartson, Tail Gunner: Omer Fontaine (2KIA); Co-Pilot: Everett Keesee{wia}, Navigator: Mariford Markowitz, Bombardier: Gus Fernandez, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Tom Haag, Radio Operator: Bill Graham, Ball Turret Gunner: Gilbert Goode, Waist Gunner: Clyde Garnhart{wia}, Waist Gunner: Jim Blackwell{wia} (8POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Riestedt, four miles NW Klotze, 34 miles NE of Brunswick, Germany. MACR 3487.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31541n/a457BG n/a
42-31541 Delivered: Cheyenne 19/11/43; Spokane 20/11/43; Gt Falls 25/11/43; Wendover 8/12/43; Assigned: 457BG but crashed Wendover on training mission 24/12/43 Pilot: Bill Snow, Co-Pilot: Dwight Sullivan, Navigator: Bob Oberfeldr, Bombardier: Earl Saucer, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Vernon Cummings, Radio Operator: Edwin Liseinger, Waist Gunner: Jim Henning, Tail Gunner: Morris Strong (9KIA); W/O 24/12/43.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31545BAD TIME INC457BG 749BS
42-31545 Delivered: Cheyenne 20/11/43; Boise 23/11/43; Wendover 7/12/43; Grenier 20/1/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [F] Glatton 26/1/44; forced landing practice mission Pilot: Jim Elduff, Co-Pilot: Delbert Lawson, Navigator: Reed Bryant, Bombardier: Ras Clausen, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Norbert Meeuwsen, Radio Operator: Patrick Fusci (6RTD); flew so low over cambridgeshire Fens the props were damaged, crashed Infield Farm, West Fen, near March, Cambs. UK. Salvaged. 2 SAD Lt Staughton 18/6/44. BAD TIME INC.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31547n/a457BG n/a
42-31547 Delivered: Denver 20/11/43; Wendover 15/12/43; Assigned: 457BG in US but W/O 5/1/44.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31551ELIZABETH ANN457BG 750BS
42-31551 Delivered: Denver 20/11/43; Seattle 23/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [P] Glatton 29/1/44; Returned to US: 121 BU Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 21/10/45; Scrapped: Kingman 29/11/45. ELIZABETH ANN.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31552MY BUDDY457BG 748BS6926
42-31552 Delivered: Denver 21/11/43; Gt Falls 25/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Assigned: 748BS/457BG Glatton 26/1/44; damaged in return from mission crash-landed base 4/5/44 Waist Gunner: Edwin Waggoner (KIS ' in the crash); MIA Munich 12/7/44 Pilot: Germany. ld Kerr, Co-Pilot: Art Lindskoog, Navigator: Ed Schilling, Bombardier: Milton Levine (4KIA); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ernie Hegedus, Sam Younger, Harry Ahlfors, Don Boyle (4POW); Leon Finneran (INT); flak, forced landing Pratigau, Switz; MACR 6926. ('6924). MY BUDDY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31568n/a457BG 750BS5904
42-31568 Delivered: Denver 21/11/43; Billings 25/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Grenier 20/1/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [O] Glatton 8/2/44; 748BS; MIA French A/fds 14/6/44 Pilot: Bill Rogers, Co-Pilot: Stan Wolczanski, Navigator: Wilbert Collard, n/g-Sgt Milton Bunch, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Joshua Lane, Waist Gunner: Orion Shumway, Tail Gunner: Ray Jones (7EVD); Radio Operator: John Chumas, Ball Turret Gunner: Dave Quick (2POW); flak KOd #3 and caused fire, crashed Iverni, four miles NW of Meaux, Fr; MACR 5904.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31586n/a457BG n/a
42-31586 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/11/43; Kearney 20/12/43; Oklahoma City 28/12/43; Morrison 17/1/44; Assigned: 457BG, Salvaged. 11/12/43; rep, Transferred: 414BS/99BG Tortorella 18/1/44; {111m} Vienna 3/11/44; tran depot 3/1/45; Returned to US: 1103 BU Morrison 26/4/45; 4104 BU Rome 28/4/45; Recl Comp 2/10/45. PISTOL PACKIN' MAMA.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31588n/a457BG 748BS
42-31588 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/11/43; Wendover 7/12/43; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [Q] Glatton 26/1/44; battle damage Lippstade 25/2/44 Pilot: Ed Dozier; Co-Pilot: , Navigator: , Bombardier: , Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: , Radio Operator: Seymour Pliss{died later from his wounds, the first 457th man at Madingley US Cemetery}, Ball Turret Gunner: , Waist Gunner: Dwight Anderson, Waist Gunner: , Tail Gunner: Hyman Kalb (9RTD+ro); flak KO'd #3 plus other damage, but limped home to base; Salvaged. 2 SAD Lt Staughton 23/8/44.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31591HOMESICK ANGEL457BG n/a
42-31591 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Grenier 20/1/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 25/1/44; Transferred: 613BS/401BG [IN-J] Deenethorpe 11/3/44; MIA Pas de Calais 19/3/44, forced landing continent; Salvaged. 1 SAD Troston 22/4/44. HOMESICK ANGEL.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31594SWEAT?ER OUT457BG 751BS5299
42-31594 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [G] Glatton 25/1/44; MIA Ludwigshafen 27/5/44 Pilot: Artie Whitlow, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Paul Isker (2KIA); Co-Pilot: Bob Cunningham, n/Bombardier: Dan McLaughlin, Radio Operator: Paul Clark, Waist Gunner: Lovel O'Masters, Waist Gunner: Bob Towle, Tail Gunner: Jim Ambrose (6POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Roe Woodis (EVD); Enemy aircraft knocked off one third of wing, crashed in woods near Thannenkirch, NW of Bergheim, nine miles N of Colmar, Fr; MACR 5299. SWEAT'ER OUT.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31595FLYING JENNY457BG 750BS3197
42-31595 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/11/43; Gt Falls 30/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Assigned: 750BS/457BG Glatton 25/1/44; MIA Berlin 6/3/44; Pilot: Gene Whelan, Co-Pilot: Jim Cawley, Navigator: George McPeake, Bombardier: Bob Kuncl, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Vaughn, Radio Operator: Jerome Hartings, Ball Turret Gunner: Virgil French, Waist Gunner: J.W. Bartee, Waist Gunner: John McVey, Tail Gunner: Alphus Maddox (10KIA); mid air coll w/ME410 after wreckage fell from above off 42-31627; crashed NE of Brachwitz, four miles N of Treuenbrietzen, SW of Berlin, Germany. MACR 3197. FLYING JENNY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31596n/a457BG 750BS3004
42-31596 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/11/43; Billings 29/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Assigned: 750BS/457BG Glatton 26/12/44; MIA Achmer 21/2/44 {1st group loss} Pilot: Llewellyn Bredeson, Co-Pilot: George Barnes, Navigator: Bob Whitby, Bombardier: Sam Kalman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Howard Collins, Radio Operator: Len Luchonak, Ball Turret Gunner: John Lewis, Waist Gunner: Walt Jutze, Waist Gunner: Louis Rigaud (9POW); Tail Gunner: Bill Schenkel (KIA); flak hits & Enemy aircraft, crashed Bottorf, four miles W of Quackenbruck, Germany. MACR 3004.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31607ROSE OLIVE457BG 748BS4800
42-31607 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/11/43; Wendover 12/10/43; Presque Is 19/1/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [B] Glatton 23/2/44; MIA Merseburg 12/5/44 Pilot: John Akers, Co-Pilot: Chas Scott, Navigator: Lloyd Dell, Bombardier: Leo Kruszinski, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed White, Radio Operator: Bob Marsteller, Ball Turret Gunner: Austin Moore, Waist Gunner: Harry Peterman, Waist Gunner: Chris Milgo, Tail Gunner: Wallace Taft (10POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Naunheim/Eifel, six miles SE of Mayen, SW of Koblenz, Germany. MACR 4800. ROSE OLIVE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31615SNAFUSK SHAMROCK457BG 748BS6003
42-31615 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/11/43; Portland 28/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Presque Is 26/1/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [N] Glatton 5/2/44; MIA Hamburg 20/6/44 Pilot: Bill Bomer, Co-Pilot: Jack Lade, Navigator: Chas Curione, Bombardier: Robin Hill, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Elwood Klien, Radio Operator: Dick Bohl (6POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Kane, Waist Gunner: Edwin Tengler, Tail Gunner: Alby Leeming (3KIA); flak hits caused explosion, crashed partially in a swamp at Wardershof Altenwerder, near Hamburg; MACR 6003. SNAFUSK SHAMROCK.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31618OUR BABY457BG 750BS5905
42-31618 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/11/43; Rock Springs 8/12/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Grenier 20/1/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [D] Glatton 27/1/44; 748BS; MIA Florennes 14/6/44 Pilot: Jim LaPaze, Bombardier: Chas Rogers, Radio Operator: Elmer Velicer, Ball Turret Gunner: Delbert Brookhart (4RTD); Co-Pilot: Lou McGranahan, Navigator: Keith Morgan, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Henry Baker, Waist Gunner: Oscar Hightower, Tail Gunner: Chester Hudec (5KIA); flak damage, crew baled off Hastings, Sussex, UK, aircraft crashed Channel; MACR 5905. OUR BABY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31620SKUNK HOLLOW457BG 750BS
42-31620 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/11/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [B] Glatton 26/1/44; on return from Hardelot 21/6/44 Pilot: Franklin Morrell, Co-Pilot: Andrew Whiten, rest unknown (10RTD) forced landing no hydraulics, ran off runway collided w/42-38056 and burnt out; Salvaged. 22/6/44. SKUNK HOLLOW.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31627n/a457BG 748BS3198
42-31627 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/11/43; Gt Falls 1/12/43; Cheyenne 3/12/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Assigned: 748BS/457BG Glatton 26/1/44; MIA Berlin 6/3/44 Pilot: Roy Graves, Co-Pilot: Wayne McLeod, Navigator: Jim Salay, Bombardier: Herbert Witte, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Horace Gillespie, Radio Operator: Weldon Brown, Ball Turret Gunner: Harry Moberg, Waist Gunner: Don Lillehaug, Waist Gunner: Bob Kent (9KIA); Tail Gunner: Eldon Williams (POW); mid air coll w/42-31595 wreckage, crashed near Treuenbrietzen, SW of Berlin, Germany. MACR 3198.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31629n/a457BG 749BS3664
42-31629 Delivered: Cheyenne 30/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Presque Is 19/1/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [J] Glatton 26/1/44; MIA Warnemunde 9/4/44 Pilot: Dave Parks, Co-Pilot: Floyd Grove, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Don Kesselmeyer, Radio Operator: Ruben Halverson, Ball Turret Gunner: Tony Nunes, Waist Gunner: Cosmo Fazzio, Tail Gunner: George Grebe (7KIA); Navigator: Bill Ellerbusch, Bombardier: Ed Quinn, Waist Gunner: Chas Kerr (3POW); shot down by Fw190, crashed Hohnert-Steinfeld, five miles NE of Schleswig, Germany. MACR 3664.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31630PAKAWALUP457BG 751BS
42-31630 Delivered: Cheyenne 30/11/43; Wendover 8/12/43; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [J] Glatton 29/1/44; battle damage Nurnburg, on return crash-landed Alconbury 20/2/45 Pilot: Richard Mack, Co-Pilot: Don Schick, Navigator: John Nierengarden, Bombardier: Ralph Belgium. , Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Rueblin, Radio Operator: Chas Held, Ball Turret Gunner: Ray Hunter, Waist Gunner: Lloyd Kennedy, Waist Gunner: Frank Eichenlaub, Tail Gunner: Earl Whitmack (10KIA); Salvaged. GERALDINE aka PAKAWALUP.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31633n/a457BG 749BS
42-31633 Delivered: Cheyenne 30/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [S] Glatton 29/1/44; MIA Hamm 25/11/44; forced landing France; Salvaged. 18/3/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31656n/a457BG 751BS6004
42-31656 Delivered: Cheyenne 20/12/43; Topeka 3/1/44; Oklahoma City 5/1/44; Kearney 17/1/43; Gr Island 22/1/44; Grenier 26/1/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [R] Glatton 3/2/44; 749BS; MIA Berlin 21/6/44 Pilot: Herschel Wilson, Navigator: Chester Perkins, Bombardier: Jack Srout, Radio Operator: Frank Garzia, Ball Turret Gunner: Ed Attleton (5KIA); Co-Pilot: Bailey Gaudinier, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Joe Schankin, Waist Gunner: Francis Heekin, Tail Gunner: George Vassilopoulos (4POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Friesacker Zootzen, 16 miles NW of Nauen, Germany. MACR 6004.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31706SLOW BUT SURE457BG 749BS
42-31706 Delivered: Denver 7/12/43; Cheyenne 19/12/43; Kearney 22/12/43; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [M] Glatton 14/2/44; declared war weary and Transferred: 1 SAD Burtonwood 24/3/45 modified for airborne lifeboat; Returned to US: 121 BU Bradley 30/6/45; Jackson 1/7/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 4/7/45; Scrapped: Kingman 9/11/45. SLOW BUT SURE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-31923PROP WASH457BG 750BS10315
42-31923 Delivered: Denver 7/1/44; Kearney 14/1/44; Grenier 26/1/44; Presque Is 7/3/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [D] Glatton 23/6/44; MIA Merseburg 2/11/44 Pilot: Gordon Gallagher, ret (4-5POW/RTD'); Navigator: Joe Isaacson, Bombardier: Roy Eason, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Paul Johnson, Radio Operator: Bill Moore, Tail Gunner: Mel Thompson (5KIA); flak hits carved up right wing, crashed '. MACR 10315; PROP WASH.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-32051LADY LUCK457BG 749BS
42-32051 Delivered: Cheyenne 18/1/44; Gr Island 31/1/44; Grenier 4/2/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [W] Glatton 27/2/44; Transferred: 56FG Boxted 12/6/44, ret 21/6/44; Salvaged. 1/11/44. LADY LUCK.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-32079DELAYED LADY II457BG 749BS9419
42-32079 Delivered: Cheyenne 21/1/44; Kearney 15/2/44; Grenier 25/3/44; Presque Is 28/3/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [B] Glatton 9/6/44 JAYHAWK; MIA Osnabruck 26/9/44 Pilot: Carl Gooch, Rupert Phipps, Clem Kelsey, Tom Angott (4EVD); Radio Operator: Wilbur Parker, togg-Don Reilly (2KIA); John Quillin, Alex McDermott, Lee Chermack (3POW); flak, crashed Lisse, Hol; MACR 9419. DELAYED LADY II.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-32084LI'L SATAN457BG 750BS
42-32084 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/1/44; Kearney 7/2/44; Presque Is 18/2/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [Q] Glatton 3/3/44; battle damage Bremen 24/6/44 Pilot: ', (10RTD); #3 engine fell off when landing at base; Salvaged. and tailplane used for 'ARF & 'ARF 42-38064. LI'L SATAN.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-32086YOU NEVER KNOW457BG n/a
42-32086 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/1/44; Kearney 7/2/44; Presque Is 18/2/44; Assigned: 401BG Deenethorpe 3/3/44; Transferred: 749BS/457BG [N] Glatton 5/3/44; battle damage Gaggenau 10/9/44 Pilot: Loren Hampton; gunners Pipcock & Seeber bailed out before ship forced landing friendly territory at Joigny, France; ret 11/9/44; Salvaged. 15/2/45. YOU NEVER KNOW.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-32098GI VIRGIN II457BG n/a
42-32098 Delivered: Cheyenne 24/1/44; Gr Island 7/2/44; Presque Is 21/2/44; Assigned: 388BG Knettishall 25/2/44; Transferred: 750BS/457BG [Y] Glatton 4/3/44; battle damage Cologne 2/10/44 Pilot: Jim Franklin and crew all OK; two engines out and forced landing Belgium. ium; Salvaged. 14/11/44. GI VIRGIN II.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-32101EL LOBO II457BG 748BS
42-32101 Delivered: Cheyenne 24/1/44; Kearney 5/2/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [F] Glatton 6/3/44; battle damage {113m} Hannover 14/3/45, forced landing Lohne, Fr.; Salvaged. EL LOBO II.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-32115n/a457BG n/a
42-32115 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/1/44; slated 457BG; McDill 7/2/44; Morrison 9/3/44; Assigned: 840BS/483BG Tortorella 13/3/44; Transferred: 346BS/99BG Tortorella 31/3/44; {2m} taxi accident Pilot: 42-32047; WO Salvaged. 4/4/44.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17F42-3457n/a457BG n/a
42-3457 Delivered: Cheyenne 25/6/43; 457BG Geiger 24/7/43; 224 BU Sioux City 6/3/44; 4160 BU Albuquerque 20/6/44; Scrapped: Albuquerque 19/6/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-38053JENNY LEE457BG n/a
42-38053 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/11/43; Wendover 20/12/43; ass 457BG Glatton 10/2/44; Transferred: 349BS/100BG [XR-G] Thorpe Abbotts 21/1/44; soon after t/off to Berlin 7/5/44 Pilot: Ralph Wright, Co-Pilot: Jack Raper, Navigator: Rich Curran, Bombardier: Carl Herman, Waist Gunner: Randy Moore (5KIA); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Alden Madsen, Radio Operator: Bob Montonado, Ball Turret Gunner: John Pontzious, Waist Gunner: Jack Willburn, Tail Gunner: Alf Bridges (5RTD all inj); flares began to explode en route, fire broke out and ship crashed Herringfleet Hall, Lowestoft, Sfk. UK; sal 8/5/44. JENNY LEE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-38055n/a457BG n/a5298
42-38055 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/11/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Grenier 2/1/44; ass 748BS/457BG [K] Glatton 23/1/44; MIA Ludwigshafen 27/5/44 Pilot: Roger Birkman, Co-Pilot: Alex Kucherenko, Bombardier: Jim Cochran, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ray Koch, Waist Gunner: John Toney (5EVD); Navigator: Mike Stanko, Radio Operator: Andy Kafka, Ball Turret Gunner: John Buechel, Waist Gunner: Jim Jones, Tail Gunner: Errol Bailey (5POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed mile NE of Overslag, Hol; MACR 5298.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-38056QUEEN BEA457BG n/a
42-38056 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/11/43; Wendover 11/12/43; ass 751BS/457BG [M] Glatton 7/4/44; after returning from mission 22/6/44 was parked and hit by 42-31620, Salvaged. 22/6/44. QUEEN BEA.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-38059n/a457BG n/a3027
42-38059 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/11/43; Kearney 11/12/43; Presque Is 19/12/43; ass 457BG Glatton 20/12/43; Transferred: 418BS/100BG [LD-A] Thorpe Abbotts 25/12/43; MIA Berlin 6/3/44 Pilot: Capt Dave Miner, Co-Pilot: George Kinsella, Navigator: George Jones{no chute when blown out}, Ball Turret Gunner: Varden Butler (4KIA); Bombardier: Earl Richardson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Albt Zikorus, Radio Operator: Bill Libbert, Waist Gunner: Leon Malcuit{wia}, Waist Gunner: Sam Pry{wia}, Tail Gunner: June Robertson (6POW); Enemy aircraft KO'd #3, crashed Addrupp, near Quackenbruck, Germany. MACR 3027.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-38060n/a457BG n/a2917
42-38060 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Grenier 2/1/44; ass 750BS/457BG [K] Glatton 29/1/44; MIA Schweinfurt 24/2/44 Pilot: Max Morrow, Co-Pilot: Tom Davis, Bombardier: Bob Horn, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: George Lee, Radio Operator: Dave Wallace, Waist Gunner: Bernie Harris, Waist Gunner: Everett Tyler, Tail Gunner: Merton Cattanach (8POW); Navigator: Daren McIntyre, Ball Turret Gunner: Italio Stella (2KIA); flak, crashed Flensungen-Mueke, 12 miles NE of Giessen, Germany. MACR 2917.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-38063VIRGIN457BG n/a
42-38063 Delivered: Cheyenne 1/12/43; Wendover 12/12/43; ass 749BS/457BG [S] Glatton 26/1/44; MIA Munich 12/7/44 Pilot: ' ; ditched North Sea off Felixstowe, Sfk. THE G.I. VIRGIN.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-38064N ARF457BG n/a10344
42-38064 Delivered: Cheyenne 1/12/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Grenier 10/1/44; ass 749BS/457BG [G/Q] Glatton 26/1/44; MIA Merseburg 8/11/44 Pilot: Arnett Furr, Co-Pilot: Sterling Book, Navigator: Joe Andrews, Bombardier: Leon Plagianos, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Don Brunsvold, Radio Operator: Dick Weaver, Ball Turret Gunner: Warren Rankin, Waist Gunner: Glen Wisdom, Tail Gunner: Leroy Wetzel (9KIA); mid-air coll with 44-8418, crashed Channel; MACR 10344. HALF 'N HALF (ARF 'N ARF)
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-38065n/a457BG n/a
42-38065 Delivered: Cheyenne 1/12/43; Wendover 12/12/43; slated 457BG, Pilot: Bill Cruce forced landing Gt Bend 16/7/44; Transferred: 223 BU Gt Bend 3/8/44; 232 BU Dalhart 27/8/44; 242 BU Gr Island 14/9/44; 249 BU Alliance 12/2/45; 202 BU Galveston 15/2/45; 268 BU Peterson 30/30/3/45; 252 BU Lubbock 23/6/45; 253 BU Randolph 13/1/46; Scrapped: Walnut Ridge 9/3/46.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-38073OF JUDITH ANN457BG n/a
42-38073 Delivered: Cheyenne16/12/43; Gr Island 27/12/43; ass 750BS/457BG [F] Glatton 3/2/44; Transferred: 1 SAD Troston, Sfk. UK 16/8/44. LUCK OF JUDITH ANN.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-38113n/a457BG n/a13895
42-38113 Delivered: Cheyenne 16/12/43; Gr Island 29/12/43; Presque Is 21/1/44; ass 749BS/457BG [A] Glatton 23/1/44; then 750BS [R]; MIA [105m] Rheine 21/3/44 Pilot: Craig Creason, Ralph Gray, Rudi Haumann, Tom Madigan, Blair Arsenault, Ralph Ingraham, Garland Frost, Ken Hazeltine (8RTD); Bill Wagner (POW); flak, crashed Hopsten, near Bremen; MACR 13895. [also recorded as MIA Politz 7/10/44 w/CO Luper on board who became POW). RENE III. (1,000th Douglas B-17, named after CO's wife, Col Jim Luper).
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17F42-5216n/a457BG n/a
42-5216 Delivered: Cheyenne 9/10/42; ass 457BG Geiger 1/6/43; forced landing base Pilot: John Love 11/7/43; 234 BU Clovis 15/7/44; 247 BU Smoky Hill 26/1/45; 203 BU Jackson 3/2/45; 203 BU Benning 28/6/45; Scrapped: Albuquerque 2/8/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17F42-5976n/a457BG n/a
42-5976 Delivered: Long Beach 5/6/45; Gore 6/7/43; Pendleton 24/7/43; Geiger 10/8/43; 457BG Ephrata 5/11/43; 3701 BU Amarillo 17/11/44; 2137 BU Hendricks 13/3/45; Scrapped: Walnut Ridge 14/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97060CALAMITY JANE II457BG n/a
42-97060 Delivered: Cheyenne 24/1/44;Grenier 23/2/44; ass 749BS/457BG [Z] Glatton 4/3/44; MIA Nienburg 5/8/44 Pilot: '; ditched at sea; CALAMITY JANE II.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97062n/a457BG n/a5906
42-97062 Delivered: Cheyenne 24/1/44; Kearney 20/2/44; Presque Is 2/3/44; Assigned: 94BG Rougham 3/3/44; Transferred: 749BS/457BG [J] Glatton 15/3/44; MIA Le Bourget 14/6/44 Pilot: Malcolm Johnson, Co-Pilot: Lt Col Ray Cobb{mission CO}, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Randall White, Radio Operator: Clarry Ray, Waist Gunner: Ray Osborne, Tail Gunner: Dave Wilk (6KIA); Navigator: Don Muston, Bombardier: Bill Patry, Ball Turret Gunner: Milton Davison, Waist Gunner: Steve Vargo (4POW); n-Roy Hough (EVD); flak hit in cockpit, crashed Champdueil, SE of Paris, Fr; MACR 5906.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97067GEORGIA PEACH457BG n/a5297
42-97067 Delivered: Cheyenne 24/1/44; Gr Island 3/2/44; Presque Is 21/2/44; Assigned: 94BG Rougham 22/2/44; Transferred: 748BS/457BG [Y] Glatton 4/4/44 BLACK PUFF POLLY; MIA Ruhland 28/5/44 Pilot: Rudie Stohl, Co-Pilot: Dave Schellenger, Navigator: John Millham{wia}, Bombardier: Jim Thomas, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Kriete, Ball Turret Gunner: Sheldon Moore, Waist Gunner: Irvin Welling, Waist Gunner: Bill Bemus{wia}, Tail Gunner: Chas Stewart (9POW); Radio Operator: Walter Wagoner (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Mahndorf, S of Osterholz, near Bremen, Germany. MACR 5297. GEORGIA PEACH.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97070n/a457BG 750BS4306
42-97070 Delivered: Cheyenne 24/1/44; Kearney 16/2/44; Presque Is 2/3/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [G] Glatton 15/3/44; MIA Metz 25/4/44 Pilot: Capt Edward Bender, Bombardier: Edwin Fuller, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Free, Ball Turret Gunner: Mike Woyurka, Waist Gunner: John Sarico, Tail Gunner: Lt Bill Soules (6POW); Co-Pilot: Major Rod Francis[CO 750BS], Navigator: Earl Woodward, gln-Capt Art Cavanaugh, Radio Operator: Laymon Mahan, Waist Gunner: Lt Monroe Hotaling[gunnery off.] (5EVD); mech fault, crashed Vallee de la Montjoie, near La Goulafriere, NE of St Germany. aine d'Aunay, Fr; MACR 4306.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97088n/a457BG 748BS3827
42-97088 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/1/44; Kearney 11/2/44; Presque Is 28/2/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [M] Glatton 9/3/44; damaged over Sorau 1/4/44 Pilot: Adrian Seabock, Co-Pilot: Lloyd Tienogle, Bombardier: Bill Smith, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Louis Casteliucci, Tail Gunner: Francis Cornue (5RTD); Navigator: Warren Spidel, Radio Operator: Prosser Jeffreys, Waist Gunner: Les Reid, Waist Gunner: Bill Woodall (4POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Frank Ingersoll (KIA- baled out but electrocuted when landing in high tensions cables); on return forced landing RAF Ludham, Norfolk, UK when right tyre blew out; MIA Munich 11/7/44 w/ Gazzale ('6RTD); n-Jim Phillips, ettg-Ralph Hipsman, btg-Everett Brodie (3KIA); exploded over England and sal 2 SAD 11/7/44. MACR 3827.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97122n/a457BG 751BS
42-97122 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/1/44; Kearney 4/2/44; Grenier 25/2/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [H] Glatton 17/3/44; on navigation training exercise to RAF Oakley 10/5/44 Pilot: Capt Vinton Mays, Co-Pilot: Joe Norman, Navigator: Lionel Cussons, Bombardier: Dan McLaughlin, etgg-Stan Krohn, Radio Operator: Jack Derry, pass-Major Chas Nelson (7RTD); on t/o from Oakley fire broke out in nose section, pilot stopped taxying and ordered all out; Salvaged. 12/5/44.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97123n/a457BG 751BS
42-97123 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/1/44; Kearney 6/2/44; Presque Is 25/2/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [L] Glatton 8/3/44; (110m) Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/44; 4168 BU Sth Plains 14/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 14/12/45. IPANA SMILE aka OLD 123.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97125n/a457BG n/a3412
42-97125 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/1/44; Kearney 16/2/44; Grenier 26/2/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 13/3/44; Transferred: 401BS/91G [LL- ] Bassingbourn 16/3/44; MIA Berlin 22/3/44 Pilot: Capt Chas Phillips, Co-Pilot: Jim Dempsey, Navigator: Henry Yockey, Bombardier: Joe Wellman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Marion Painter, Radio Operator: George Boyle, Ball Turret Gunner: Chester Zimmerman, Waist Gunner: Tony Dannucci, Waist Gunner: Bob Jackson, Tail Gunner: Elvin Walsh (10POW); flak, crashed Behlicke estate, near Genthin, due W of Berlin, Germany. MACR 3412.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97131HOME JAMES457BG 751BS7889
42-97131 Delivered: Cheyenne 29/1/44; Kearney 15/2/44; Presque Is 25/2/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [Z] Glatton 8/3/44; MIA Brandenburg 6/8/44 Pilot: Vince Frost, Bob Danaher, Earl Peronto, Dan Rice, Hubert Rempp (5POW); Co-Pilot: John Folson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Sol Bernstein, Radio Operator: Chester Bartoszewicz, Waist Gunner: Dan Taylor (4KIA); flak, crashed Genshagen, Germany. MACR 7889. HOME JAMES!
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97137SILVER QUEEN457BG 751BS4058
42-97137 Delivered: Cheyenne 30/1/44; Kearney 16/2/44; Presque Is 28/2/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [F] Glatton 9/3/44; MIA Pas de Calais (Gorenflos) 20/4/44 Pilot: Walt Milner, Co-Pilot: Capt Bob Ensminger, Navigator: John English, Bombardier: Ed Cannon, Radio Operator: Lyle Johnson, Ball Turret Gunner: Helner Beck, Waist Gunner: Alton Schaffner, Waist Gunner: Ralph Haldiman (8KIA); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jerome Fogleman, Tail Gunner: Lt Carl Gamblin (2POW); flak burst hit ship, crashed Bailleul, four miles S of Abbeville, Fr; MACR 4058. SILVER QUEEN.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97162n/a457BG 748BS
42-97162 Delivered: Cheyenne 4/2/44; Kearney 16/2/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [Z] Glatton 8/3/44; on return from mission to Erding 24/4/44 Pilot: Harris Mathis, Co-Pilot: Norris Germany. er, Navigator: Fred Asbell, Bombardier: John Richardson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Rex Crawford, Radio Operator: Don Cook, Ball Turret Gunner: Mark Osborne, Waist Gunner: Bob Makin, Waist Gunner: Nick Pesko, Tail Gunner: Ralph Garrison (10RTD); forced landing base, Salvaged. 27/4/44.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97164MISS YU II457BG 751BS11987
42-97164 Delivered: Cheyenne 4/2/44; Kearney 15/2/44; Presque Is 23/2/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [H] Glatton 15/3/44 REBEL QUEEN; 749BS; sustained battle damage Gdynia 9/4/44 Pilot: - Karr{wia}, Co-Pilot: Haight{wia}, Bombardier: Joe Apel helped wounded pilot to to fly aircraft and limp home to empty RAF field in southern England, earning the Silver Star; MIA Cologne 28/1/45 w/Bill Boyes (EVD); Navigator: Ken Furst, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Francis Horan, Radio Operator: Abe Feldman, Ball Turret Gunner: Frank Trapani, Waist Gunner: Roy Duitman, Tail Gunner: Bob Dilley (6POW); cp-Elmer Felgenhauer, b-Merritt Turner (2KIA); flak caused mech fault, crashed Koblenz; MACR 11987. ('6). MISS YU II.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97190HITLER'S MILKMAN457BG 748BS
42-97190 Delivered: Cheyenne 5/2/44; Gr Island 18/2/44; Grenier 10/3/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG Glatton 24/3/44; 749BS; on mission to Nijmegen sustained damage over Breton a/f 17/9/44 Pilot: Strosser; two engines out and another damaged; forced landing Florennes, Belgium. ; rep & ret 7/12/44; Returned to US: Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 21/10/45; Scrapped: Kingman 5/12/45. HITLER'S MILKMAN.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97443MISS YU457BG 749BS
42-97443 Delivered: Denver 19/11/43; Rock Springs 11/12/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Assigned: 749BS/457BG Glatton; crashed en route Goose Bay to Nutts Corner, NI 22/1/44, Pilot: Don Karr, Co-Pilot: John Haight, Navigator: Rich Condon, Bombardier: Joel Apel, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ken Erise, Radio Operator: Morris Woodell, Ball Turret Gunner: Philip Finklelstein, Waist Gunner: Gene Papreta, Waist Gunner: Paul Rogers, Tail Gunner: Chas Edwards (10RTD); several attempts were made inding RAF Eglington but eventually bellied in four miloes NE of Belgium. ullet, Co. Mayo, Eire; Salvaged. 24/1/44. MISS YU.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97451NANCY K457BG 751BS
42-97451 Delivered: Denver 19/11/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Grenier 16/1/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [N] Glatton 3/2/44; MIA Gaggenau 10/9/44 Pilot: Harry Gay, Co-Pilot: Earl Johnson, Navigator: Walter Sale*, Bombardier: Fabian Nordan*, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Arthur Beck, Radio Operator: Don Anderson, Ball Turret Gunner: Art Roundsville, Waist Gunner: Harry Thortsen, Tail Gunner: McDee Thomas; mid air coll w/42-97456, Gay was blinded by sun and pulled up and hit '456, but although damaged, Gay managed to return to base, minus Sale and Nordan* who bailed out, but RTD later; Salvaged. 2 SAD 11/9/44. NANCY K.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97452n/a457BG 751BS5296
42-97452 Delivered: Denver 19/11/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [L] Glatton 29/1/44; 750BS; MIA Cologne 28/5/44 Pilot: Emmanuel Hauf, Co-Pilot: Don Swain, Navigator: Bill Hawley, Bombardier: Bill Jaqua, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Willis Johnson, Radio Operator: Jim Kilroy, Ball Turret Gunner: Walt Furtta, Waist Gunner: Paul Moore, Tail Gunner: Oscar Gascon (9KIA); Enemy aircraft damaged wing which broke off on return, crashed Channel, 25 miles W of Ostende, Belgium. MACR 5296.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97456MIGHTY LITTLE JOHN457BG 751BS15928
42-97456 Delivered: Cheyenne 21/11/43; Salt Lake City 8/12/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [Q] Glatton 26/1/44; MIA Gaggenau 10/9/44 Pilot: Milton Passmore, Co-Pilot: Germany. ld Essen, Bombardier: Milton Long, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Herman Taylor, Radio Operator: Wade Henson, Ball Turret Gunner: Elmer Abel, Waist Gunner: Jim Fauls, Waist Gunner: Glen Seeber (8KIA); Navigator: Page, Tail Gunner: Chimerinsky (2POW); mid air coll w/42-97451, cut in half and crashed continent. MACR 15928. Salvaged. MIGHTY LITTLE JOHN.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97457n/a457BG 749BS2918
42-97457 Delivered: Denver 19/11/43; Albuquerque 25/11/43; Wendover 11/12/43; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [N] Glatton 29/1/44; MIA Augsburg 25/2/44 Pilot: Archie Bower, Bombardier: Rich Cooke, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Frank Giordano, Radio Operator: John Popowitz, Tail Gunner: John Waskovich (5POW); Co-Pilot: Bill Baxendale, Navigator: Lee Hoskins, ro-Joe Syder, Waist Gunner: Jesse Hirschberg, tg-Westley Schneider (5KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed in vineyard near Birkweiler, a few miles W of Landau, Germany. MACR 2918.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97458n/a457BG n/a
42-97458 Delivered: Cheyenne 21/11/43; Wendover 7/12/43; Assigned: 457BG [N] Glatton 27/1/44; battle damage Augsburg 25/2/44 Pilot: Ed Repps, Co-Pilot: Aaron Ayers, Navigator: Bob Jackson, Bombardier: George Stateman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Steve Billisits, Radio Operator: Francis Boyson, Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Mehring, Waist Gunner: Irving Feldman, Waist Gunner: John Harmke, Tail Gunner: Ivan Browning (10RTD); on return crash-landed RAF Detling, near Headcorn, Kent; rep & ret 29/2/44; forced landing continent 10/9/44, Salvaged.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97459n/a457BG n/a
42-97459 Delivered: Cheyenne 21/11/43; Wendover 6/12/43; ass 570BS/457BG Glatton; on ferry trip from Goose Bay to UK, crash-landed Nutts Corner, Belgium. ast, N. I. 23/1/44; Pilot: Tracey Geiger, Co-Pilot: Theo Bashette, Navigator: Irving Meyers, Bombardier: Verne Bass, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed Elsberry, Radio Operator: Tom Howard, Ball Turret Gunner: Billy Dalton, Waist Gunner: Francis McCall, Waist Gunner: Morgan Nes...', Tail Gunner: Sylvester Kureskieczis (10RTD); landed too far down runway, brakes unable to hold, ship ran off runway into ditch breaking its back. Salvaged. 20/5/44.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97460DELAYED LADY457BG 749BS5295
42-97460 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/11/43; Wendover 7/12/43; Grenier 6/1/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [P] Glatton 17/2/44; MIA Ludwigshafen 27/5/44 Pilot: Bill Dee, Co-Pilot: Bob Cotterell, Bombardier: Don Jay, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Jones, Radio Operator: George Hatcher, Ball Turret Gunner: Steve Sak, Waist Gunner: Orval Sterner, Waist Gunner: Stephen Floyd, Tail Gunner: Tom Treadwell (9POW); Navigator: Larry Oberstein (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed two miles SW of Volklingen, 10 miles W of Saarbrcken, Germany. MACR 5295 DELAYED LADY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97464n/a457BG 749BS3941
42-97464 Delivered: Denver 23/11/43; Wendover 9/12/43; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [P] Glatton 19/1/44; Transferred: 614BS/401BG [IW-D] Deenethorpe 11/3/44 MIA Schweinfurt 13/4/44 Pilot: Boudinot Stimson, Co-Pilot: Bob Timberlake, Bombardier: Jack Pfaffman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Karl Kukurin, Radio Operator: Carmen Manusco, Ball Turret Gunner: Paul Melia, Waist Gunner: Andy Allen, Tail Gunner: Alf Le Sage (8POW); Navigator: John O'Neal, Waist Gunner: John McQueen (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed ('Rohrbrunn') Weibersbrunn, nine miles E of Aschaffenurg, Germany. MACR 3941. WHAT NEXT '
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97465n/a457BG 751BS3665
42-97465 Delivered: Denver 23/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [B] Glatton 9/2/44; MIA Marienburg 9/4/44 Pilot: Bob Walker, Waist Gunner: Kneeland Parshley, Tail Gunner: Bruce Kustaborder (3KIA); Co-Pilot: J.B. Lathal, Navigator: Frank Jackson, Bombardier: Marlin Greenawalt, Radio Operator: Dave Germany. er, Ball Turret Gunner: Frank Croft, Waist Gunner: Leland Mills[wia] (6POW); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Lionel Havlas (EVD); Enemy aircraft, crashed Ossecken, 30 miles W of Gdynia, Pol; MACR 3665.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97468TUJUNGA III457BG 750BS
42-97468 Delivered: Cheyenne 24/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [N] Glatton 27/1/44; battle damage Augsburg 25/2/44 Pilot: Bob Lane, rest ', Waist Gunner: Winfred Kincaid; flak hit on #3, needed salvo of loose equipment to get back to RAF base on South Coast, but crash-landed France. Salvaged. 10/8/44. TUJUNGA III.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97470OH KAY457BG 748BS9771
42-97470 Delivered: Cheyenne 25/11/43; Wendover 10/12/43; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [R] Glatton 26/1/44; MIA Osnabruck 26/9/44 Pilot: Bob Ellsworth, Co-Pilot: John Van Ingen, Navigator: Tom Metcalfe, Bombardier: Jim Kreighbaum, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Mellin, Radio Operator: Melvin Milbouer, Ball Turret Gunner: Elmer Lafayette, Waist Gunner: Larry Maher, Tail Gunner: Joe Smolinski (9POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Scheinbeck, Germany. MACR 9771. OH KAY!
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97473BERLIN EXPRESS457BG n/a5481
42-97473 Delivered: Denver 26/11/43; Kearney 12/12/43; Presque Is 19/12/43; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 23/12/43; Transferred: 571BS/390BG [FC-O] Framlingham 23/12/43 HAP'S HAZARD; MIA Boulogne 5/6/44 Pilot: Earl Armstrong, Ball Turret Gunner: Paul Ortega (2KIA); Co-Pilot: Dan Johnson, {no nav}, Bombardier: Don Baker, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Everett Ludwig, Radio Operator: Harry Clark, Waist Gunner: Basil Coats, Waist Gunner: Tom Richey, Tail Gunner: Bill Norrod (7POW); flak burst in bomb bay, crashed Dargnies, six miles E of Le Treport, Fr. MACR 5481. MAIRZY DOATS aka BERLIN EXPRESS.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97478SHADE RUFF II457BG 748BS
42-97478 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Nutts Corner, Belgium. ast, N. I. 20/1/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG Glatton 9/1/44; 749BS; Transferred: 614BS/401BG [IW-Q] Deenethorpe 11/3/44; Returned to US: Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 13/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 6/12/45. SHADE RUFF II.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97537n/a457BG 749BS3666
42-97537 Delivered: Cheyenne 15/12/43; Kearney 1/1/44; Presque Is 14/1/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [U] Glatton 25/2/44; 748BS; MIA Marienburg 9/4/44 Pilot: Amos Shephard, Co-Pilot: Ralph Hammerstrom, Navigator: Ken Galyean, Bombardier: Herb Spaulding, Radio Operator: Jon Roberts, Ball Turret Gunner: Harry Smith, Waist Gunner: Amos Bunch, Waist Gunner: Arnold Kaufman, Tail Gunner: Bill Good (9POW); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Joe Fasone (KIA-chute failed); Enemy aircraft KOd #3, crashed two miles NE of Ossecken, Germany. MACR 3666.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97558TIS ME SUGAR457BG 748BS8200
42-97558 Delivered: Cheyenne 20/12/43; Kearney 10/1/44; Grenier 16/1/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [V] Glatton 15/2/44; MIA Merseburg 24/8/44 Pilot: Ted Shaw, Co-Pilot: Dick Parsons, Navigator: Jack Thames, Bombardier: Paul Terjack, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Rob Stewart, Radio Operator: Larry Erlings, Ball Turret Gunner: Elbert Allen, Waist Gunner: J.I. Perry, Tail Gunner: Clarry Cox (9KIA); Enemy aircraft & flak, crashed Burg, Germany. MACR 8200. TIS ME SUGAR.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97571n/a457BG 750BS8201
42-97571 Delivered: Cheyenne 23/12/43; Salt Lake City 29/12/43; Kearney 18/1/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [H] Glatton 24/2/44; MIA Merseburg 24/8/44 Pilot: Winfred Pugh, Cliff Page, Joe Wheatley, Howard Martin (4POW); Co-Pilot: Art Richards, Navigator: Julius Drummond, Radio Operator: Jim Woodgate, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed Stewart, Ball Turret Gunner: John Poshefko (5KIA); Enemy aircraft, exploded and crashed Hartmansdorf, Germany. MACR 8201.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97572FEATHER MERCHANT457BG n/a
42-97572 Delivered: Cheyenne 24/12/43; Dalhart 16/1/44; Kearney 22/2/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 2/3/44; Transferred: 711BS/447BG [IR-C] Rattlesden 3/3/44; mid-air collision with 44-83279 (447BG) Pilot: Bob Chowning 22/3/44, forced landing 20 miles NW base; Salvaged. 23/6/44. FEATHER MERCHANT.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97579LOCAL MISSION457BG 749BS5804
42-97579 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/12/43; Kearney 14/1/44; Presque Is 24/1/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [G] Glatton 23/2/44; 750BS; MIA Le Bourget 14/6/44 Pilot: Roy Allen, Co-Pilot: Verne Lewis, Navigator: Joe Brusse, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Roy Plum (4POW); Radio Operator: Ernie Smith, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Goldsborough, Waist Gunner: Leon Henson, Waist Gunner: Gordon Long, Tail Gunner: John Miller (5EVD); Bombardier: Larry Anderson (KIA); Enemy aircraft KOd #2 & #3, crashed Combles, Fr; MACR 5804. LOCAL MISSION.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97585n/a457BG n/a10730
42-97585 Delivered: Denver 29/12/43; 1SAG Langley 21/1/44; Assigned: (PFF) 457BG Glatton 15/2/44; Transferred: 49BS/2BG Amendola 2/3/44; tran 301BG Lucera 14/5/44; 840BS/483BG Sterparone 20/7/44; MIA Brux 25/12/44 Pilot: Don Chapman, Utterback, Sheckard, Kittleson, Ashley, Scanio, Johnson, Garrard, Lumpkin, Cafer (10POW); flak, crashed Laibach; MACR 10730.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97587DISCIPLINARY ACTION457BG 751BS
42-97587 Delivered: Cheyenne 30/12/43; Kearney 12/1/44; Grenier 26/1/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [J/T] Glatton 2/2/44; Returned to US: Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 14/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 5/12/45. DISCIPLINARY ACTION.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97624DEVILS MATE II457BG n/a12241
42-97624 Delivered: Denver 10/1/44; Gr Island 23/1/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 22/2/44; Transferred: 709BS/447BG Rattlesden 23/2/44; MIA Lutzkendorf 9/2/45 Pilot: Tom DeDiemar, John James, John Augustine, John Murray, Lyman Parker, Bob Hampton, Lester Haiderman, Dick Glynn, Joe Roiden (9POW); mech fault, crashed Ohrdruf, Germany. MACR 12241. DEVIL'S MATE II.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97633n/a457BG 333BS
42-97633 Delivered: Denver 12/1/44; 1SAG Langley 4/2/44; Grenier 29/3/44; Assigned: 333BS/94BG Rougham 23/3/44; Transferred: 457BG Glatton 3/4/44; RetUS, Scrapped: Walnut Ridge 7/1/46.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97662n/a457BG 748BS
42-97662 Delivered: Denver 21/1/44; 1SAG Langley 9/2/44; Dow Fd 2/4/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [X] Glatton 3/3/44; forced landing continent 30/11/44; Salvaged. 23/1/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97827MY MARY MYRTLE457BG 751BS
42-97827 Delivered: Denver 8/3/44; Kearney 13/4/44; Grenier 30/4/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [B] Glatton 1/5/44; Returned to US: Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 14/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 7/12/45. MY MARY MYRTLE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97887n/a457BG n/a
42-97887 Delivered: Denver 26/3/44; Hendricks 27/4/44; Slated 457BG, 2137 BU Hendricks 17/11/44; 2518 BU Enid 20/9/45; Scrapped: Kingman 6/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97889N CHIPS457BG 748BS10178
42-97889 Delivered: Tulsa 27/3/44; Kearney 22/5/44; Grenier 29/5/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG Glatton 30/5/44; 750BS; (battle damage ' 9/7/44 Pilot: ' then landing accident ar Brake, Germany. 3KIA 6POW; MACR 10178. FISH 'N CHIPS.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-97899n/a457BG 748BS10178
42-97899 Delivered: Tulsa 29/3/44; Kearney 27/5/44; Dow Fd 6/6/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG Glatton 7/6/44; MIA Munster 28/10/44 Pilot: John Angier, Co-Pilot: Sam Cashman, Bombardier: Bob Maitland, Radio Operator: Bill Thomas, Ball Turret Gunner: Edwin Vantine, Tail Gunner: Chas Osborne (6POW); Navigator: Sam Plestine, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Howard Lang, tg-Maynard Judson (3KIA); heavy flak damage, crashed near Hamburg; MACR 10178.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G42-98018LADY KATHERINE457BG 750BS8294
42-98018 Delivered: Dallas 3/5/44; Kearney 15/6/44; Grenier 31/6/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [O] Glatton 2/8/44; MIA Peenemunde 25/8/44 Pilot: Don Goss, Co-Pilot: Phil Adrean, Navigator: Germany. ardt Hoelzel, Bombardier: Bill Sokolowski, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Peter Stern, Radio Operator: Henry Githers, Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Gentile, Waist Gunner: John Roe, Tail Gunner: Rubin Hernandez (9INT); flak knocked off flap on left wing, forced landing Ljungbyhed, Swed; MACR 8294. LADY KATHERINE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37518n/a457BG 751BS9768
43-37518 Delivered: Cheyenne 25/4/44; Kearney 9/5/44; Grenier 24/5/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [O] Glatton 27/5/44; 749BS; MIA Merseburg 28/9/44 Pilot: Harry Gay, Co-Pilot: Earl Johnson, Navigator: Fabian Nordan, Bombardier: Carl Ulander, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Beck, Radio Operator: Don Anderson, Ball Turret Gunner: Art Rouseville, Waist Gunner: McDee Thomas, Tail Gunner: Fred Cogswell (9KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Dorstadt, Germany. MACR 9768 ('67). GINI.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37532PRAYERS457BG 751BS10316
43-37532 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/4/44; Kearney 9/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [A] Glatton 23/5/44; MIA Merseburg 2/11/44 Pilot: Jim Corriher, Co-Pilot: Jeremiah Healy, Navigator: Earl Hill, Bombardier: Harry Doerr, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: George Levaussauer, Radio Operator: Harry Gormley, Tail Gunner: Bob Gunther (7KIA); Ball Turret Gunner: Gail Schatz, Waist Gunner: Dan Willis (2POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Leimbach, Germany. MACR 10316. PATCHES 'n PRAYERS.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37556n/a457BG 751BS10317
43-37556 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/4/44; Kearney 12/5/44; Grenier 24/5/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [G] Glatton 27/5/44; MIA Merseburg 2/11/44 Pilot: Capt John Wallace, Co-Pilot: Bill Dawson, Navigator: George Korb, Bombardier: Jerome Silverman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Frank Pappenfuss, Radio Operator: John Roster, Waist Gunner: Joe Geller, Waist Gunner: Glen Hardin (8POW); Ball Turret Gunner: Harry McDaniel, Tail Gunner: Chas Ford (2KIA); Enemy aircraft set tail on fire, crashed Emseloh, Germany. ; MACR 10317.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37562n/a457BG 751BS6724
43-37562 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/4/44; Kearney 11/5/44; Dow Fd 30/5/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG Glatton 1/6/44; MIA Leipzig 29/6/44 Pilot: Alby Gumulauskas, Co-Pilot: Bill Neidhardt, Navigator: Harry Will, n/g-S/Sgt Enos Bleacher, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Paul Beatty, Radio Operator: Ralph DeLeonardis, Ball Turret Gunner: Lou Beske, Waist Gunner: Chas Campbell, Tail Gunner: Joy Stacy (9POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Meilendorf, five miles SE of Kothen, Germany. MACR 6724.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37567WILLIE III457BG 750BS11334
43-37567 Delivered: Cheyenne 30/4/44; Gt Falls 3/5/44; Kearney 3/6/44; Grenier 18/6/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [J] Glatton 29/6/44; MIA Merseburg 12/12/44 Pilot: Montell Higgins (KIA); Co-Pilot: Bill Belgium. , Navigator: John McCaughan, Bombardier: Harry Harstedt, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Frank Winder, Radio Operator: Fred Lawyer, Ball Turret Gunner: Phil Porter, Waist Gunner: Russ Perry, Tail Gunner: Bill Smigielski (9POW); flak, crashed Sensweiler, Germany. MACR 11334. WILLIE III.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37574BUTCH457BG 749BS
43-37574 Delivered: Cheyenne 30/4/44; Kearney 11/5/44; Grenier 25/5/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [T] Glatton 28/5/44; Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/45; Cleveland 11/6/45; Scott 26/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 22/7/45; Scrapped: Kingman 8/12/45. BUTCH.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37606BIG TIME OPERATOR457BG 750BS9634
43-37606 Delivered: Cheyenne 4/5/44; Hunter 18/5/44; Dow Fd 4/6/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [L] Glatton 7/6/44; MIA Misburg 17/10/44 Pilot: Norman Chapman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Marshall Windham, Radio Operator: Bob Brady, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Dixon, Waist Gunner: Joe Budich, Tail Gunner: Carl Weibel (6POW); Co-Pilot: Ray Mills, Navigator: Ken Johnson, Bombardier: Oliver Wicks (3KIA); flak, crashed Prum, Germany. MACR 9634. BIG TIME OPERATOR.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37694PATTY ANN457BG 750BS
43-37694 Delivered: Cheyenne 12/5/44; Kearney 24/5/44; Dow Fd 4/6/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [G] Glatton 5/6/44; Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 13/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 30/11/45. PATTY ANN.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37733ACE OF HEARTS457BG 749BS
43-37733 Delivered: Cheyenne 16/5/44; Kearney 26/5/44; Dow Fd 6/6/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [J] Glatton 7/6/44; en route to targer, damaged and aborted 26/6/44 Pilot: Scott Ormsby; Co-Pilot: Fred Stallings,Bombardier: Art Mendenhall, Waist Gunner: Alvin Hendrick (3POW); Navigator: Vincent Lemon (EVD), (6RTD); on return from Montbartier, sustained landing accident w/Dick Peterson 14/2/45; Returned to US: Bradley 22/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 24/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 14/12/45. ACE OF HEARTS.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37735MY GAL ELLEN457BG 837BS
43-37735 Delivered: Cheyenne 16/5/44; Kearney 29/5/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned: 837BS/487BG [4F-Q] Lavenham 7/6/44; Transferred: 457BG Glatton 29/6/44; Salvaged. 9AF Germany. any 10/12/45. MY GAL ELLEN.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37765THE DUCHESS457BG 750BS
43-37765 Delivered: Cheyenne 19/5/44; Kearney 1/6/44; Grenier 18/6/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG [MZ-K] Snetterton 18/6/44 DONNA J II; Transferred: 750BS/457BG [B] Glatton 19/6/44; 8 ERS Halesworth 24/3/45; Salvaged. 9AF Germany. any 10/12/45. THE DUCHESS.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37766DOLORES457BG 751BS10318
43-37766 Delivered: Cheyenne 19/5/44; Hunter 2/6/44; Grenier 14/6/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [H] Glatton 17/6/44; MIA Merseburg 2/11/44 Pilot: Earl Morrow, Co-Pilot: Bill Stemach, Navigator: George Schaffer, Bombardier: Sam Lisica, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Cliff Upton, Waist Gunner: Harry Panell (6POW); Radio Operator: Chas Lindquist, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Koerner, Tail Gunner: Joe Salerno (3KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Volkstedt, Germany. MACR 10318. DOLORES.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37782LADY MARGARET457BG 750BS10319
43-37782 Delivered: Cheyenne 20/5/44; Kearney 3/8/44; Grenier 15/8/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [S] Glatton 16/8/44 LADY KATHERINE; MIA Merseburg 2/11/44 Pilot: Bill Murdock, Co-Pilot: Albt Porta, Navigator: Bob Huels, Bombardier: Paul Richardson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Hunter, Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Martiny (6POW); Radio Operator: Ray Zirbel, Waist Gunner: Ben Berg, Tail Gunner: Edmund Caruso (3KIA); Enemy aircraft KO'd #3 and set fire to radio room, crashed Emseloh, Germany. MACR 10319 (10156'). LADY MARGARET.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37785TARFU457BG 748BS
43-37785 Delivered: Cheyenne 21/5/44; Hunter 1/6/44; Grenier 13/6/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [B] Glatton 17/6/44; Returned to US: Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 11/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 29/11/45. TARFU.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37826n/a457BG 748BS
43-37826 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/5/44; Kearney 4/6/44; Presque Is 28/6/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [R] Glatton 19/6/44; Returned to US: Bradley 25/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 26/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 28/11/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37828GEORGIA PEACH457BG 749BS
43-37828 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/5/44; Kearney 4/6/44; Grenier 17/6/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [L] Glatton 30/6/44 REMEMBER ME'; 30/12/44 Pilot: Bill McCall, Tom Gregory, Art Livingston, George Cooke, George Perry, Bob Haynes, Walter Slate, Linville Wells, Larido Battisti (9RTD'); Returned to US: Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 12/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 1/12/45. GEORGIA PEACH.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-37834n/a457BG 748BS9769
43-37834 Delivered: Cheyenne 26/5/44; Kearney 6/6/44; Dow Fd 27/6/44; Slated 100BG, Assigned: 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 28/6/44; Transferred: 748BS/457BG [T] Glatton 29/6/44; MIA Magdeburg 28/9/44 Pilot: Fred Lockwald, Navigator: Jim Rawls, Bombardier: Seymour Slganick, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Carlton Killgo, Ball Turret Gunner: Drew Sheffield, Waist Gunner: John Wranesh, Tail Gunner: Everett Mohannah (7POW); Co-Pilot: Joe Jirik, Radio Operator: Harry Jacobson (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Wetzleben, Germany. MACR 9769.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38026n/a457BG 748BS9770
43-38026 Delivered: Cheyenne 17/6/44; Kearney 28/6/44; Grenier 9/7/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [H] Glatton 2/7/44; MIA Magdeburg 28/9/44 Pilot: Chas Schultz, Co-Pilot: Alf Wilson, Bombardier: George McDermott, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dick Dickinson, Radio Operator: John Palladina, Ball Turret Gunner: W.J. Peppers, Waist Gunner: Gus Hermann, Tail Gunner: Calvin Carter (8KIA); Navigator: Dick Houten (POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Hornburg, Germany. MACR 9770.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38181n/a457BG 751BS9772
43-38181 Delivered: Cheyenne 4/7/44; Kearney 13/7/44; Grenier 20/7/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [O] Glatton 22/7/44; 749BS, 748BS; MIA Magdeburg 28/9/44 Pilot: Albt Sikkenga, Co-Pilot: Paul Reichert, Bombardier: Vivian McWhorter, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Darnell, Radio Operator: Tony Villane, Ball Turret Gunner: Alton Eason (6KIA); Navigator: Angelo Archiopoli, Waist Gunner: Bob Christofferson, Tail Gunner: Stan Hojnowski (3POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Gehoelz, Germany. MACR 9772.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38203n/a457BG 749BS13558
43-38203 Delivered: Cheyenne 7/7/44; Kearney 16/7/44; Dow Fd 3/8/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [L] Glatton 4/8/44; 748BS; MIA Berlin 18/3/45 Pilot: John Schwikert, Co-Pilot: Quentin Thompson, Navigator: Rueben Everett, Bombardier: Hugh Burton, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Emilio Biagini, Radio Operator: Rayford Brooks, Ball Turret Gunner: Doug Barron, Waist Gunner: Irving Brod, Tail Gunner: Jim Taber (9POW); jet Enemy aircraft, crashed Berlin; MACR 13558.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38240n/a457BG 751BS
43-38240 Delivered: Cheyenne 11/7/44; Hunter 20/7/44; Grenier 3/8/44; Assigned: 337BS/96BG [AW-G] Snetterton 4/8/44; Transferred: 751BS/457BG [O/Q] Glatton 5/8/44; ('Pilot: Paul Foret forced landing Greenland 7/8/44'); Returned to US: Bradley 23/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 26/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 7/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38301LIBERTY BELLE457BG 751BS
43-38301 Delivered: Cheyenne 18/7/44; Kearney 28/7/44; Grenier 8/8/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [N] Glatton 10/8/44; in base landing accident Pilot: Lorenz Koch 2/5/45; Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 14/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 10/12/45. LIBERTY BELLE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38309n/a457BG 750BS10320
43-38309 Delivered: Cheyenne 19/7/44; Kearney 28/7/44; Grenier 15/8/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [Q] Glatton 18/8/44; MIA Merseburg 2/11/44 Pilot: Ken Guptill, Co-Pilot: George Keller, Navigator: Edmond McNamara, Bombardier: Steve Marklin, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Harry Connors, Radio Operator: Virgil Smalen, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Rhodes, Waist Gunner: Frank Kravetz, Tail Gunner: Herb Brayman (9POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Dedensen, Germany. MACR 10320.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38394BIG GAS BIRD457BG 748BS
43-38394 Delivered: Cheyenne 28/7/44; Kearney 6/8/44; Grenier 15/8/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [N] Glatton 17/8/44; Returned to US: Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 12/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 30/11/45. WRECKLESS aka BIG GAS BIRD.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38479WILL BE DONE457BG 748BS
43-38479 Delivered: Cheyenne 8/8/44; Lincoln 18/8/44; Grenier 2/9/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [K] Glatton 8/9/44; Returned to US: Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 12/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 27/11/45. THY WILL BE DONE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38506THE THREE JOES457BG 748BS
43-38506 Delivered: Cheyenne 10/8/44; Kearney 22/8/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [J] Glatton 20/9/44; Returned to US: Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 14/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 17/12/45. THE THREE JOES.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38528S MY BABY457BG 750BS
43-38528 Delivered: Cheyenne 12/8/44; Hunter 23/8/44; Grenier 7/9/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [E/F] Glatton 8/9/44; Returned to US: Bradley 28/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 31/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 9/12/45. THAT'S MY BABY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38529n/a457BG n/a
43-38529 Delivered: Cheyenne 14/8/44; Hunter 23/8/44; Dow Fd 7/9/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 8/9/44; battle damage Politz 7/10/44 Pilot: Ernie Salzer, Co-Pilot: Fred Monson, Navigator: Ken Post, Bombardier: Bill Steffen, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jack Scarborough, Radio Operator: Vince Toth, Ball Turret Gunner: Ben Hamrick, Waist Gunner: Dick Mitrenga, Tail Gunner: Elbert Conger (9RTD); ditched North Sea, all rescued.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38534THE WOLF PACK457BG 749BS
43-38534 Delivered: Cheyenne 14/8/44; Lincoln 24/8/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [F] Glatton 19/9/44; 750BS; Returned to US: Bradley 10/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 15/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 1/12/45. THE WOLF PACK.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38538n/a457BG 750BS9527
43-38538 Delivered: Cheyenne 14/8/44; Lincoln 24/8/44; Grenier 11/9/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [M] Glatton 13/9/44; 751BS; MIA Munster 30/9/44 Pilot: Bill Millea, Co-Pilot: Lyman Plyer, Navigator: John Tadje, radar/nav-Terry Rice, Bombardier: Lee Mohn, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Albt Levy, Radio Operator: Alvert Young, Ball Turret Gunner: Ed Roos, Waist Gunner: Curtis Harmon, Tail Gunner: John Paisley (10KIA); flak, crashed Lunen, Germany. MACR 9527/10320 ('9525).
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38540MURDEROUS WITCH457BG 748BS
43-38540 Delivered: Cheyenne 16/8/44; Lincoln 24/8/44; Grenier 11/9/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [N] Glatton 13/9/44 MYSTERIOUS WITCH; 749BS; Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 14/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 25/11/45. MURDEROUS WITCH.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38546n/a457BG n/a9576
43-38546 Delivered: Cheyenne 16/8/44; Lincoln 25/8/44; Grenier 10/9/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 12/9/44; Transferred: 860BS/493BG Debach 13/9/44; 861BS; MIA Munster 5/10/44 Pilot: Art Bisaro, Bill Johnson, Harry Beradesco, Jose Gonzales, Bill Samford, Tom Cougler, Clarry Campbell (7RTD); Rudi Guerrero, Dan Adams (2POW); flak, crashed Ludenscheid, Germany. MACR 9576.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38561n/a457BG 749BS10321
43-38561 Delivered: Cheyenne 17/8/44; Lincoln 26/8/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG Glatton 19/9/44; MIA Merseburg 2/11/44 Pilot: Bruce Harrison, Co-Pilot: Bob McGuire, Navigator: Ed Mullen, Bombardier: Pete Elsbeck, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Rhyner, Radio Operator: Martin Silverman, Ball Turret Gunner: Joe Youngross (7POW); Waist Gunner: Tony Cerrone, Tail Gunner: Chas Gordon (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Nebra, Germany. MACR 10321.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38580FLORY457BG 749BS
43-38580 Delivered: Cheyenne 20/8/44; Hunter 27/8/44; Grenier 7/9/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [N] Glatton 11/9/44; 748BS; battle damage Cologne 15/10/44 Pilot: '; Salvaged. FLORY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38582FLEDIA FAY457BG 751BS
43-38582 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 7/9/44; Grenier 19/9/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [R] Glatton 20/9/44; Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/45; Memphis 20/9/45; Recl Comp 26/10/45. FLEDIA FAY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38587n/a457BG n/a
43-38587 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 2/9/44; Grenier 11/9/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 12/9/44; battle damage Operation Varsity 25/3/45 Pilot: '; Salvaged.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38594LADY B GOOD457BG 749BS
43-38594 Delivered: Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 7/9/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [B] Glatton 19/9/44; forced landing at Ypres, Belgium. after Berlin raid 3/2/45 Pilot: ' ; Returned to US: Bradley 10/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 12/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 26/11/45. LADY B GOOD.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38606MOONLIGHT MISSION457BG 748BS13912
43-38606 Delivered: Cheyenne 23/8/44; Lincoln 4/9/44; Grenier 17/9/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [P] Glatton 18/9/44; MIA Oranienburg 10/4/45 Pilot: Tom Thompson, Navigator: Chas Keith, Radio Operator: Keith Shinault, Waist Gunner: Bill Peltoma, Tail Gunner: John Lewis (5POW); Co-Pilot: Max Felder, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Tom Smith, togg-Alf Waichunas, Ball Turret Gunner: Walt Basara (4KIA); jet Enemy aircraft, crashed Genthin, Germany. MACR 13912. MOONLIGHT MISSION.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38707n/a457BG n/a
43-38707 Delivered: Gt Falls 7/9/44; Hunter 15/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Assigned: 493BG Debach 28/9/44; Transferred: 751BS/457BG [H] Glatton 30/9/44; 750BS; Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 13/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 28/11/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38749n/a457BG 751BS
43-38749 Delivered: Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [S] Glatton 1/10/44; Returned to US: Bradley 29/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 25/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 17/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38751n/a457BG n/a
43-38751 Delivered: Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Dow Fd 2/10/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 14/10/44; after Lutzkendorf mission crash-landed accident on base Pilot: Don Sefton 9/2/45; Salvaged. 10/2/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38795n/a457BG 751BS11586
43-38795 Delivered: Hunter 21/9/44; Grenier 2/10/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG Glatton 21/10/44; MIA Cologne 14/1/45 Pilot: Irwin Popham, Co-Pilot: Bob Dickinson, Navigator: Gus Skalski, togg-Joe Jones, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Don Shumate, Radio Operator: Keith Hill, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Hamer, Waist Gunner: Bruno Gifford, Tail Gunner: Bill Marion (9KIA); flak hit in bomb bay, exploded and crashed Karlsruhe; MACR 11586. ('4)
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38812n/a457BG 749BS
43-38812 Delivered: Lincoln 25/9/44; Grenier 11/10/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [U] Glatton 17/10/44; on practice mission crashed two miles north of Gt Rollerton, UK 23/12/44 Pilot: Cliff Hendricks, Co-Pilot: Walter Graves, nJoe Kilmer, Bombardier: Dave Williams, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: George Bruer, Radio Operator: Bob Reidel, Ball Turret Gunner: Edmund Fitzgerald, Waist Gunner: George Hawley, Tail Gunner: Cliff Henrich (9KIA); Salvaged. 26/12/44.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38831SCREAMING EAGLE457BG 749BS
43-38831 Delivered: Lincoln 26/9/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [W] Glatton 11/10/44; help operation ' 13/5/44 Pilot: '; forced landing Horsching, Austria, w/Bill Litogot 12/5/45; Salvaged. n/battle damage 24/5/45. SCREAMING EAGLE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38854TENNESSEE TODDY457BG 751BS13616
43-38854 Delivered: Lincoln 29/9/44; Grenier 12/10/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [A] Glatton 19/10/44; MIA Achmer 24/3/44 Pilot: Sherrill Williams, Co-Pilot: Earl Downey, Navigator: Ben Bushey, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ralph Smith, Radio Operator: Gene Bussard, Tony Demaro (5KIA); Bombardier: Tony Demaro, Ball Turret Gunner: Burnell Scheivert, Waist Gunner: Harry Rahbe, Tail Gunner: Burnard Klimoski (4POW); flak tore off both wings, crashed Greven, Germany. MACR 13616. TENNESSEE TODDY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38855n/a457BG 750BS
43-38855 Delivered: Lincoln 29/9/44; Dow Fd 15/10/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [O/Q] Glatton 19/10/44; 749BS; Returned to US: Bradley 28/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 31/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 28/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38857BLUEBELL D457BG 750BS
43-38857 Delivered: Lincoln 30/9/44; Gt Falls 1/10/44; Grenier 12/10/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [D] Glatton 19/10/44; Returned to US: Bradley 28/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 30/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 28/11/45. BLUEBELL D.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38881RUTH ANNE457BG 750BS
43-38881 Delivered: Lincoln 3/10/44; Grenier 15/10/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [L] Glatton 4/11/44; forced landing on continent 14/2/45 Pilot: '; in base landing accident w/Bill Stansbury 12/5/45; Salvaged. 13/5/45. RUTH ANNE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38885RUTHANNE457BG 751BS
43-38885 Delivered: Lincoln 4/10/44; Gt Falls 7/10/44; Grenier 15/10/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [P] Glatton 17/11/44; 749BS; Returned to US: Bradley 28/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 31/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 26/11/45. RUTHANNE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38887PERPETUAL HELL457BG 751BS
43-38887 Delivered: Lincoln 4/10/44; Grenier 17/10/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [M] Glatton 19/10/44; Returned to US: Bradley 28/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 31/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 19/11/45. PERPETUAL HELL.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38904n/a457BG 751BS10343
43-38904 Delivered: Hunter 7/10/44; Dow Fd 16/10/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG Glatton 19/10/44; MIA Harburg 6/11/44 Pilot: Ed McGroarty, Co-Pilot: Bob Botwright, Navigator: Jack Gray, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Henry McLeroy, Radio Operator: Angelo DiCamillo, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Reddie, Waist Gunner: Frank Mueller, Tail Gunner: Ray Francis (8KIA); Bombardier: Clyde Decker (POW); flak, crashed Rotenburg, Germany. MACR 10343.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38909KRAUT KRUSHER457BG 748BS
43-38909 Delivered: Lincoln 9/10/44; Grenier 17/10/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [D] Glatton 21/10/44; battle damage Dresden 14/2/45 Pilot: '; forced landing France; Salvaged. 28/2/45. KRAUT KRUSHER.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-38947n/a457BG 751BS
43-38947 Delivered: Hunter 20/10/44; Dow Fd 29/10/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [D] Glatton 2/11/44; Returned to US: Bradley 28/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 31/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 13/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-39072NOBODY?S BABY457BG 748BS
43-39072 Delivered: Lincoln 26/11/44; Dow Fd 15/12/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [S] Glatton 3/45; Returned to US: Bradley 22/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 25/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 27/11/45. NOBODY'S BABY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-39080GIRL WITH TOWEL457BG 749BS
43-39080 Delivered: Hunter 25/11/44; Dow Fd 8/12/44; Pilot: Ed Schaub ('Shabsin) in taxi accident at Gander, Newfoundland 3/1/45; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [U] Glatton 4/2/45; Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 14/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 4/12/45. GIRL WITH TOWEL.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-39087CHEAPER457BG 749BS
43-39087 Delivered: Lincoln 29/11/44; Grenier 15/12/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [S] Glatton 23/12/44; 751BS; slight mid air collision with 42-97934 (457BG) Pilot: Delmar Stanley caused forced landing Belgium. ium 28/3/45; Returned to US: Bradley 22/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 24/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 5/12/45. BETTER, QUICKER & CHEAPER.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-39092n/a457BG 748BS
43-39092 Delivered: Lincoln 30/11/44; Grenier 15/12/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [Z] Glatton 21/3/45; Returned to US: Bradley 4/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 6/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 17/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-39154n/a457BG 751BS
43-39154 Delivered: Hunter 22/12/44; Grenier 10/1/45; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [G] Glatton 6/2/45; Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 12/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 28/11/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-39195n/a457BG 750BS
43-39195 Delivered: Lincoln 2/1/45; Dow Fd 25/1/45; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [J] Glatton 26/2/45; Returned to US: Bradley 28/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 31/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 28/11/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-39200RATTLESNAKE DADDY457BG 749BS
43-39200 Delivered: Hunter 3/1/45; Grenier 15/1/45; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [O/A] Glatton 18/2/45; landed on continent three times; Returned to US: Bradley 22/5/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 24/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 9/12/45. RATTLESNAKE DADDY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G43-39211S CHOP HOUSE457BG 750BS
43-39211 Delivered: Hunter 10/1/45; Grenier 2/2/45; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [N/W] Glatton 18/2/45; Returned to US: Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 12/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 28/11/45. McGUIRE'S CHOP HOUSE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6088RATTLESNAKE DADDY II457BG 749BS
44-6088 Delivered: Tulsa 28/4/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Grenier 24/5/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [Y] Glatton 23/5/44; forced landing Belgium. ium, Pilot: Fred Gauss (KIA); rest POW' Salvaged. 11/1/45. RATTLESNAKE DADDY II.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6103n/a457BG 748BS6925
44-6103 Delivered: Tulsa 3/5/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Grenier 24/5/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG Glatton 6/6/44; MIA Schweinfurt 21/7/44 Pilot: Norris Germany. er, Co-Pilot: Dick Cotter, Waist Gunner: Herve Paquin (3KIA); Navigator: George Sipp, Bombardier: Bill O'Connor, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Norman Hirsch, Radio Operator: Floyd Stitely, Ball Turret Gunner: Harry Moore, Tail Gunner: Chas Minter (6POW); flak, crashed Schweinfurt; MACR 6925/7254.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6111HELL'S BELLE457BG 749BS6925
44-6111 Delivered: Tulsa 3/5/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Grenier 24/5/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [O] Glatton 5/6/44; MIA Munich 12/7/44 Pilot: Ed Kozel, Co-Pilot: Alvie Phares, Navigator: Selig Patchick, Bombardier: Carl Altimus, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Nichols, Radio Operator: Jacob Alpert, Ball Turret Gunner: Dwight Sranson, Waist Gunner: Tom Delrumple, Tail Gunner: Bill Koester (9INT); flak, forced landing Payerne, Switz; MACR 6925. HELL'S BELLE.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6118n/a457BG n/a
44-6118 Delivered: Tulsa 8/5/44; Hunter 18/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 15/6/44; crash-landed UK ' 28/8/44, Salvaged.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6155n/a457BG 751BS10314
44-6155 Delivered: Tulsa 16/5/44; Kearney 25/5/44; Dow Fd 6/6/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [P] Glatton 16/6/44; MIA Kassel 2/11/44 Pilot: Sam Schimel, Co-Pilot: Ed Grudzien, Don Scheuch, Albert Schmidt, Henry Short, Bob McFarlane (6POW); Bombardier: Dick Coffman, Tail Gunner: Bob Kaer, Ball Turret Gunner: Dominic Staszwski (3KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Ziegelrode, Germany. MACR 10314.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6161n/a457BG 749BS
44-6161 Delivered: Tulsa 18/5/44; Kearney 29/5/44; Grenier 5/6/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [F] Glatton 19/6/44; Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/45; Sth Plains 12/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 28/11/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6167n/a457BG 750BS
44-6167 Delivered: Tulsa 19/5/44; Kearney 29/5/44; Grenier 4/6/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [K] Glatton 15/6/44; Returned to US: Bradley 9/6/45; Sth Plains 11/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 18/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6469n/a457BG 748BS9766
44-6469 Delivered: Lincoln 14/8/44; Grenier 10/9/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [U] Glatton 29/9/44; MIA Politz 7/10/44 Pilot: Vernon Moland, Co-Pilot: Scott Millis, Navigator: Leo Higgins, Bombardier: Art Jensen, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Ackerson, Radio Operator: Cecil Woodruff, Ball Turret Gunner: John Koziel, Waist Gunner: Earl Howell, Tail Gunner: Jim Gunnels (9POW); flak, crashed Stettin, Germany. MACR 9766.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6509n/a457BG 748BS
44-6509 Delivered: Lincoln 28/8/44; Grenier 15/9/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [H] Glatton 30/9/44; Returned to US: Bradley 8/6/45; Sth Plains 13/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 25/11/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6518n/a457BG 749BS
44-6518 Delivered: Lincoln 29/8/44; Grenier 17/9/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [R] Glatton 17/10/44; landing accident on base Pilot: Murton Barry 12/5/45; Salvaged. 13/5/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6621TRIP'S TROUBLES457BG 751BS
44-6621 Delivered: Lincoln 25/9/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned: 349BS/100BG [XR-B] Thorpe Abbotts 11/10/44; Transferred: 751BS/457BG [U] Glatton 8/11/44; Returned to US: Bradley 28/5/45; Sth Plains 7/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 8/12/45. TRIP'S TROUBLES.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6831n/a457BG 748BS12437
44-6831 Delivered: Hunter 23/11/44; Grenier 6/12/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG Glatton 5/1/45; MIA Nordstern 16/3/45 Pilot: Roland Brazier, Alvin Hazlett, Bill Diehl, Stan Murray (4POW); Bombardier: Bill Freeman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Walt Klimoff, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Conner, Waist Gunner: Dan Hockberg, Tail Gunner: Stan Swanson, roCM-Dick Trapp (6KIA); flak, crashed Rauxel, Germany. ; MACR 12437.('5)
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6904DELIGHT457BG 749BS
44-6904 Delivered: Lincoln 16/12/44; Grenier 29/12/44; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [K] Glatton 6/2/45; Returned to US: Bradley 4/6/45; Sth Plains 14/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 10/12/45. LADIES' DELIGHT.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6961n/a457BG 748BS
44-6961 Delivered: Lincoln 2/1/45; Dow Fd 25/1/45; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [G] Glatton 21/3/45; Returned to US: Bradley 22/5/45; Sth Plains 24/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 9/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-6970n/a457BG n/a
44-6970 Delivered: Hunter 1/1/45; Dow Fd 13/1/45; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 21/1/45; battle damage Munich 25/2/45 Pilot: '; forced landing continent, Salvaged.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8032MY GAL SAL457BG n/a
44-8032 Delivered: Tulsa 16/5/44; Dallas 13/6/44; Langley 1/7/44; Dow Fd 25/7/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 22/8/44, battle damage damage Gaggenau 10/9/44 Pilot: Gilbert; cp, n, and b all bailed, leaving ettg Dave Foltz to administer oxygen and help pilot land back at Glatton, earning the Silver Star as well as a Purple heart; (original SAL crash-landed on Greenland ice cap en route UK 27/6/42, and discovered buried under ice in October '64); Salvaged. 12/11/44. MY GAL SAL.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8152MISS IDA457BG 748BS
44-8152 Delivered: Dallas 23/6/44; Langley 28/7/44; Dow Fd 22/8/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [A] Glatton 22/9/44; crash: takeoff for Ingoldstadt 5/4/45 Pilot: Don Snow, Co-Pilot: Major Ed Dozier, Navigator: Jim Guyot, Bombardier: Harry Baal, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Joe Adams, Radio Operator: Bob Pinkney, M/op-Herb Stempler, Waist Gunner: Bob Todd, Tail Gunner: Lt Jack Taifer (9KIA); n-Bill Meng, badly wounded but survived, (RTD); exploded near base; Salvaged. MISS IDA.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8255n/a457BG 751BS12802
44-8255 Delivered: Dallas 25/9/44; Hunter 23/8/44; Dow Fd 5/9/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG Glatton 3/10/44; MIA Soest, Germany. 28/2/45 Pilot: Roy Kirk, Radio Operator: Ed Grover, Tail Gunner: Willard Krueger (3KIA); Co-Pilot: Capt Bill Gibbons, Navigator: Arvo Kajander, Bombardier: Valentine Stype, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Rocco Montago, Ball Turret Gunner: Chas Coleman, Lt Vic Smith {radar nav} (6RTD); mech fault, ditched Channel 10 miles off North Foreland, Kent, UK; MACR 12802. ('1)
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-83287n/a457BG n/a
44-83287 Delivered: Lincoln 23/1/45; Grenier 6/2/45; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 15/2/45; Returned to US: Bradley 8/6/45; Sth Plains 12/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 27/11/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-83514n/a457BG n/a
44-83514 Last USAF uses was a drone director DB-17P, before being 'demobbed' and sold, used as tanker with Areo Union, Chino, Cal (N9323Z) as a borate bomber, necessitating several internal modifications; then to CAF and preserved in 457BG Glatton, Northants, UK. colours at Boeing Museum, then on to Confederate Air Force, Falcon Fd, Mesa, Arizona, as SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY. 44-83515 Delivered: Oklahoma City 22/3/45; Sth Plains 29/4/45; 268 BU Peterson 19/7/45; 484 BU Topeka 20/8/45; WCW San Francisco 24/8/45; re-ass 31/4/47; 23 Ph RCN Momote 18/1/48; 5 RVP Gp Clark Fd 16/3/48; 358 SR Clark Fd 2/4/48; PAC Hickam 17/4/49; 5 RVP Gp Clark Fd 22/4/49; Returned to US: 9 SRC Gp Fairfield 2/6/49; 9 MSU Fairfield 1/11/49; Recl Comp 5/5/50.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8368n/a457BG n/a13882
44-8368 Delivered: Dallas 22/8/44; Langley 20/9/44; Dow Fd 2/10/44; Assigned: 385BG Gt Ashfield 14/10/44; Transferred: 749BS/457BG [G] Glatton 19/11/44; MIA Oranienburg 10/4/45 Pilot: Capt Melvin Fox, Co-Pilot: Lt Col Rod Francis, Navigator: Beverley Robertson, Bombardier: Capt Chas Musgrove, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Adrian Belgium. nger, Ball Turret Gunner: Alvin Prokup, Tail Gunner: Capt Monroe Hotaling, mickey/op-Lt Germany. ld Zelikofsky, radar/nav-Lt Paul Bertinstein (9POW); Radio Operator: Lloyd Blood (KIA); jet Enemy aircraft, crashed Bernau, Ger; MACR 13882.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8414VIRGIN III457BG 750BS
44-8414 Delivered: Patterson 5/9/44; Hunter 18/9/44; Grenier 29/9/44; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [H] Glatton 5/10/44; in base taxi accident Pilot: Ralph Hay and 42-97934 13/1/45; battle damage Plauen, Germany. 19/3/45 w/'; forced landing continent; Salvaged. 26/3/45. G.I. VIRGIN III.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8418n/a457BG n/a
44-8418 Delivered: Patterson 6/9/44; Hunter 25/9/44; Grenier 25/9/44; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 5/10/44; battle damage Euskirchen 10/1/45 Pilot: ' and crash-landed continent; Salvaged. BAD TIME INC. II.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8557n/a457BG 748BS14183
44-8557 Delivered: Cheyenne 17/10/44; Hunter 6/11/44; Dow Fd 3/12/44; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [T] Glatton 15/1/45; 751BS; battle damage Rosenheim, Germany. 18/4/45 Pilot: Bill Thistle, Co-Pilot: Joe Taylor, Navigator: Craig Winters, Bombardier: Roy Truba, Radio Operator: Lou Domato, Ball Turret Gunner: John Taylor, Waist Gunner: Harvey Henkel, Waist Gunner: Luther Smith, Tail Gunner: Bill MacIntosh (9POW); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Miller (KIA) ; flak, crash-landed Freising, Ger; MACR 14183. Salvaged. & rep 9AF, Returned to US: 2/11/45; Sal 10/6/46.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8698EM ALL457BG 751BS
44-8698 Delivered: Hunter 22/11/44; Dow Fd 20/12/44; Assigned: 751BS/457BG [Y] Glatton 23/12/44; landing accident Pilot: Bob Canterella 3/5/45; Transferred: 849BS/490BG Eye 2/1/45; 850BS; Salvaged. n/battle damage 27/6/46; trans 9AF Germany. any. LOVE 'EM ALL!
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8720n/a457BG n/a
44-8720 Delivered: Cheyenne 5/12/44; Hunter 19/12/44; Dow Fd 3/1/45; Assigned: 457BG Glatton 4/2/45; crashed on test flight 6/2/45 Pilot: Capt Roy Kerr, Co-Pilot: Capt Bill Doherty, Bombardier: Maurice Walbridge, Radio Operator: Bob Stevenson (4KIA), rest', and ship never flew a mission. Salvaged. 7/2/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8832BATTLE BABY457BG 749BS
44-8832 Delivered: Hunter 9/1/45; Grenier 3/2/45; Assigned: 749BS/457BG [H] Glatton 14/2/45; Returned to US: Bradley 7/6/45; Sth Plains 13/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 7/12/45. BATTLE BABY.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

B-17G44-8902n/a457BG 748BS
44-8902 Delivered: Lincolon 29/1/45; Grenier 15/2/45; Assigned: 748BS/457BG [G/Q] Glatton 21/3/45; Returned to US: Bradley 25/5/45; Scrapped: Kingman 16/12/45.
Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne


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