391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 41-31722
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Aircraft information for serial number: 41-31722
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
722-A1PFS41-31722IH-AFive Aces II / Ole SmokeyPaul Clouting

Aircraft history for serial number: 41-31722 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Transferred from the 323rd BG in February 1944. Was originally named "Five Aces II", and was renamed "Ole Smokey" in December 1944. Originally carried the 323rd BG coding WT-A until September 1944, when it was re-coded 1H-A. The aircraft survived the war flying and additional 76 combat missions with the 1st Pathfinder SQN (112 in total). The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, CON SAL FEA GLUE R on 15/10/45.

Picture listing for serial number: 41-31722
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
Hammett in "Ole Smokey"Nose Art41-31722
"Ole Smokey"Airplanes41-31722