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Gallery (5), Nose Art
      lots and lots ... 200+ images

- contains images of aircraft 'Nose Art', photographs of hand painted reproduction graphics of nose art from various USAAF groups (tails shown below) that are on display in Hut 1 and Hut 3 at the Hardwick Museum.

GENERAL NOTE – Colours and proportions onscreen may differ from the originals.


Nose-art later, let's start at the back, with some tail identities ...

Tail - 466
44th
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Tail - 44
44th
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Tail - 93
93rd
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Tail - 389
389th
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Tail - 389
389th
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Tail - 389
392nd
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Tail - 389
440th
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Tail - 389
448th
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Tail - 389
453rd
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Tail - 389
458th
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Tail - 389
466th
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Tail - 389
467th
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Tail - 389
492nd
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... and make our way forward past the body ...

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Aircraft bodies themslves were painted in two main colours green (olive drab) or silver (neutral gray, later aluminum).  For more detail about colours and camouflage see the site of Fritz The Fox.

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Olive Drab — Colour Olive Drab

Neutral gray — Colour neutral gray


This Nose Art is in Huts 1 and 3

I have yet to crop, correct the perspective and refine all the images.  As I edit more, I shall add them.

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How to use this section

° Click on a Nose Art image to enlarge it, they are in no particular order, use your browser's BACK (Back arrow) button to return here.

° Click on the links below a photos for more info.

° Tip! — Use your browser's FIND (often Ctrl+F) function and type in a name of a plane to search the gallery.

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NB
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Some images below depict the female form in various states of undress. 

Wording is that of the day (WWII) and may not be now politically correct. 

There is no intent to offend or corrupt.

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The images may take a few seconds to load, have a Coke and a smoke ...


Click on any image to enlarge it. Click on the link below it for more info.
Find more about Nose Art at b24bestweb.com

There are a few below that are un-named. Can anyone help identify them please?

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Able Mable
Able Mable

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Alfred II
Alfred II

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Archibald
Archibald

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Assart
Assart
(Hottest Tail in Town)

Back To The Sack
Back To The Sack

Ball Of Fire Junior
Ball Of Fire Junior

Ball Of Fire
Ball Of Fire

The Banana Barge
The Banana Barge

Big Cheif Lil' Beaver
Big Cheif Lil' Beaver

Birdie Schmidt Arc
Birdie Schmidt Arc

Blasted Event
Blasted Event

Blonde Bomber
Blonde Bomber

Boulder Buff
Boulder Buff

Bomerang
Bomerang

Bombs Away
Bombs Away

Bottle Baby
Bottle Baby

BTO
B.T.O.
(Big Time Operator)

Buck Eye Belle
Buck Eye Belle

Bull Bat
Bull Bat

Bunnie
Bunnie




Celhalopodos
Celhalopodos

Clay Pigeon
Clay Pigeon

Damifino
Damifino

Delectable Doris
Delectable Doris

Dinah Mite
Dinah Mite (V2)

Dinky Duck
Dinky Duck

Double Trouble
Double Trouble

Down De Hatch
Down De Hatch

Dragon Lady
Dragon Lady

Dry Run
Dry Run

Dumbo
Dumbo

E Pluribus Aluminum
E Pluribus Aluminum
(E pluribus unum)

Eager Beaver
Eager Beaver

Earthquake McGoon
Earthquake McGoon

El Lobo
El Lobo (VI)

Fancy Drawers
Fancy Drawers

Fat Stuff II
Fat Stuff II

Fearless Fosdick
Fearless Fosdick

Fightin' Sam
Fightin' Sam

Flak Happy
Flak Happy

Ford's Folly
Ford's Folly

Gallopin Ghost
Gallopin Ghost

Gambing Lady
Gambing Lady

Geronimo
Geronimo

Heaven Can Wait
Heaven Can Wait

Heinie Hunter
Heinie Hunter

Helen Hywater
Helen Hywater

Hello Natural II
Hello Natural II

Hellsadroppin
Hellsadroppin

Henry
Henry

Hollywood and Vine
Hollywood and Vine

Hookem Cow
Hookem Cow

Hot Freight
Hot Freight

Hot Stuff
Hot Stuff

Hot Stuff
Hot Stuff

Hustlin' Hussy
Hustlin' Hussy

 

 

 

Iron Ass
Iron Ass

Jackass Male
Jackass Male

Jamaica
Jamaica

Jerk's Natural
Jerk's Natural

Jive Bomber
Jive Bomber

Jo-Jo'
Jo-Jo's

Joisey Bounce Utah Man
Joisey Bounce
renamed Utah Man

Just For You
Just For You

Kentucky Belle
Kentucky Belle

Lace
Lace

Laden Maid
Laden Maid

Lady Luck
Lady Luck

Larrupin' Linda
Larrupin' Linda

Lemon Drop
Lemon Drop

Liberty Lad
Liberty Lad

 

 

 

Liberty Limited
Liberty Limited

Little Marlene
Little Marlene

Little Audrey
Little Audrey

Little Iodine
Little Iodine

Little Lambsy Dive
Little Lambsy Divey

Little Lulu
Little Lulu

Lucky Lass
Lucky Lass

Lucky 'Leven
Lucky 'Leven

Lucky Strike
Lucky Strike

Mademoiselle Zig Zag
Mademoiselle Zig Zag

Male Call
Male Call

Marion 898
Marion 898

Maulin' Mallard
Maulin' Mallard

Meat Around The Corner
Meat Around The Corner

Minerva
Minerva

Miss America
Miss America

Miss Liberty
Miss Liberty

Miss Minooky
Miss Minooky

My Bunnie II
My Bunnie II

 

 

 

Never Mrs
Never Mrs

Oklahoma Gal
Oklahoma Gal

Old Crow
Old Crow

Old Faithfull
Old Faithfull

Open Post
Open Post

Our Baby
Our Baby

Our Gal 3
Our Gal 3

Palace Meat Market
Palace Meat Market

Pappy's Yokum
Pappy's Yokum
(EN-UK - Yokel)

Parson's Chariot
Parson's Chariot

Pay Day
Pay Day

Pegasus
Pegasus

Perils of Pauline
Perils of Pauline

Pete The Pom Inspector
Pete The Pom Inspector

Pistol Packin' Bomma
Pistol Packin' Bomma

Play Boy
Play Boy

Plutocrat
Plutocrat

Poop Deck Pappy
Poop Deck Pappy

Pop
Pop

Pot Luck
Pot Luck

Prowler
Prowler

Purple Shaft
Purple Shaft

 

 

 

Puss 'n Boots
Puss 'n Boots

Quivering Box
Quivering Box

Red Ass
Red Ass

Red Ass
Red Ass

Reliable Babe
Reliable Babe

Ronnie
Ronnie

Rosalyn
Rosalyn

Ruth-Less
Ruth-Less

Sally
Sally

Satan's Sister II
Satan's Sister II

Say When
Say When

Shady Lady
Shady Lady

Shazam
Shazam

Shoot Luke
Shoot Luke

Silver Cheif
Silver Cheif

Sknappy
Sknappy

Solid Comfort
Solid Comfort

Star Dust
Star Dust

Star Swinger
Star Swinger

Sterile Errol
Sterile Errol

Stolen Moments
Stolen Moments

Sugar Baby
Sugar Baby

Suzy Q
Suzy Q

Swee' Pea II
Swee' Pea II

Sweet Revenge
Sweet Revenge

Sweetest of Texas
Sweetest of Texas

Sweetheart of the Rockies
Sweetheart of the Rockies

Tahellenbak
Tahellenbak

Tangerine
Tangerine

Tennessee Dottie
Tennessee Dottie

Tequila Daisy
Tequila Daisy

Thar She Blows
Thar She Blows

That's All Brother
That's All Brother

The Blasted Event
The Blasted Event

The Bad Penny
The Bad Penny

The Bigast Boid
The Bigast Boid

The Flak Ducker
The Flak Ducker

The Flying Sac
The Flying Sac

The Little Gramper
The Little Gramper

Ye Olde Hellgate
Ye Olde Hellgate

The Ruptured Duck
The Ruptured Duck

The Wild Hair
The Wild Hair

Thumper
Thumper

Times a' Wastin'
Times a' Wastin'

Touch of Texas
Touch of Texas

Trips Daily
Trips Daily

U Name It
U Name It

Umbriago
Umbriago

Unexpected VI
Unexpected VI

Vampin' Vera
Vampin' Vera

Victory Belle
Victory Belle

War Goddess
War Goddess

War Baby
War Baby

War Horse
War Horse

Wedding Belle
Wedding Belle

We'll Get By
We'll Get By

Wham Bam
Wham Bam

What Da' Hell
What Da' Hell

White Lit'nin
White Lit'nin

Will-er Run
Will-er Run

Witchcraft
Witchcraft

Wolves Inc
Wolves Inc

You're Safe At Home
You're Safe At Home

Unknown (A)
Unknown (A)

Unknown (B)
Unknown (B)

Unknown (C)
Unknown (C)

That's All Folks
That's All Folks


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