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World War Wwii Nose Art Photo Photograph B-24 P-47 Set1 For Sale
WWII Army Air Corps Nose Art
This isSet1 of2 sets with different photographs in each. All are real high quality 4x6 photographs are made from old vintage negatives acquired from veterans of the Army Air Corps during WWII.
NOSE ART Set 1 – 34 photos
NOSE ART Set 2 – 37 photos
The 90th Bomb Groupwere the" Jolly Rogers " with their distinctive Skull and Crossed Bombs on the tails of B-24 Liberators.These photos are printed from the personal negativecollection of a 90th BG Army Air Corps sergeant who served on Biak Island, New Guinea, the Philippines and Ie Shima from 1943 to 1946.
Nose Art was a painting or design done on the fuselage near the nose of a warplane, usually for decorative purposes as a form of aircraft graffiti. During World War II the practice of naming aircraft flourished, with some aircraft artistically adorned with cartoons and pin-ups. Puns and references to popular culture were common subjects. At the height of the war, nose-artists were in very high demand in the Army Air Force while officials tolerated the nose art in an effort to boost the morale of the crews.This practice was prohibited in later years.
Some of the best nose art appeared on bombers used in the South Pacific. Good examples were the 5th Air Force B-24’s of the90th Bomb Group “Jolly Rogers” including the 319th, 320th, 321th and 400th Squadrons. Good examples could also be seen on P-47 Thunderbolts of the 507th Fighter Group based on Ie Shima, which were long-range fighter-bombers developed for specific use in the Pacific Theater of Operations as escorts. P-38’s of the 475th Fighter Group Satan’s Angels also used some nose art.
Some of the aircraft appearing in these two sets of pictures are as follows:
2 Big and Too Heavy
Ace O Spades
Anna Belle Just a Friend
Buck Bunny Rides Again
Display of Arms
Dorothy Anne Not in Stock
Hard to Get
I've Had it
Jose’s El Diablo
Maid in The USA
Million $ Baby
Million $ Baby-2
Miss Mecca II
Night Take-Off Night Fighter
Pride of the Yanks
Putt Putt Maru
Red Headed Woman
Rum and Coke
Shady's Lady Pilot William R Prunner (later captured & executed in Vietnam)
Shoo Shoo’s Baby
The Dragon and His Tail
Two Gun Shag Nasty
andmore with unknown names
We have otherpersonal photo collections from World War II, American Airborne; Army Air Corps in the South Pacific or Vietnam. If you do not see these itemscurrently listed,check "Seller's other Items" or email us at VeteransMuseum(at)Comcast(dot)net.
“It is well that war is so terrible, lest we should grow too fond of it.” General Robert E. Lee
Coming soon. OurNEW documentary DVD: Storiesof the Army Air Crews of WWII
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IMAGES: These low-resolution images DO NOT represent the actual quality and size of the items. They are converted to JPEG to fit 's allocated space. They MAY NOT properly depict the actual contrast, colors, brightness or sharpness. Objects are sometimes lightened or darkened to show detail. Additional scans are available upon email request.
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World War Wwii Nose Art Photo Photograph B-24 P-47 Set1: $30