Download e-book for kindle: B-17 Nose Art Name Directory by Wallace Forman

By Wallace Forman

ISBN-10: 1883809142

ISBN-13: 9781883809140

This listing is the fabricated from years of statistical learn via writer Wallace Forman. It lists over 8,200 Boeing B-17s from the area conflict II period on which a few type of identify id was once bought, exhibiting identify and the place to be had, workforce, squadron, and serial quantity. The photographs during this ebook are black and white.

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KNUCKLEHEAD was destroyed in a crash landing in England late in 1943. It appears that nearly everyone in the Eighth Air Force scribbled their name on this B-17. " .... , 385th Bomb Grp. B-17 of the Eighth Air Force came to a sad end in Lake Constance, Switzerland on 16 Mar 1944. One of the crew was killed in action. The aircraft was raised from the lake in 1953. , 11th Bomb Grp. sports claims for seven Japanese fighters. The 11th Group served with both the Seventh and Thirteenth Air Forces. ABOVE: A B-17F, Serial No.

Sq. Serial 94 2 97 99 463 483 306 91 96 384 390 91 20 347 369 401 338 545 568 42-5440 42-5440 42-5440 42-5440 42-5440 41-24431 42-37985 42-97521 44-8633 401 306 43 19 94 401 100 306 96 305 NLS 379 64 333 41-2633 42-31900 508 331 331 546 546 547 350 423 338 422 422 42-3560 42-29711 42-23331 42-30005 42-40005 42-5853 42-30818 43-38910 42-3543 41-24616 41-24616 41-24458 11 95 351 no no no no no no no no no yes no no no yes no 44-85784 385 3AD 351 94 94 384 384 384 Pic. 98 336 42-3462 41-2417 no no yes no no yes no no no no no no no no no no yes no yes no no no no no yes no yes yes no no 351 no 96 no yes no no yes 97 388 447 341 567 710 42-30333 42-5906 44-6462 95 412 42-97232 100 303 447 447 349 427 42-30335 42-39764 709 yes no no no no yes Name Grp.

91 st Bomb Grp. BELOW: E-RAT-ICATOR, veteran of 125 missions, was the only original B-17 of the 452nd Bomb Grp. to survive. Here she is being loaded on Apr 15, 45 for the Eighth AF's first Napalm strike. , 11th Bomb Grp. appears to have belly landed after battle damage. , Fifteenth Air Force was also forced to belly land after battle damage. -". , 99th Bomb Grp, Fifteenth Air Force, over the Adriatic. BELOW: An early model B-17F en route to assignment with Eighth Air Force. KNUCKLEHEAD was destroyed in a crash landing in England late in 1943.

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