Portrait of 280843, Squadron Leader Clive Gardiner Tolhurst, of Adelaide, SA, Commanding Officer of 75 Squadron, RAAF, standing with his P40 Kittyhawk with the nose art depicting 'Hep Cat'. Netherlands East Indies: Halmahera Islands, Morotai. March 1945.
RAF No.101 SQUADRON RAF BOMBER COMMAND RAF Syerstone, November 1942 Commander Guy Penrose Gibson
B-24 Liberator "Belle Wringer"...
WWII German Luftwaffe Stealth Fighter Prototype Horten Ho 229 V3. Since the appearance of the B-2 Spirit flying wing stealth bomber in the 1990s, its similarities in role and shape to the Ho 229 has led many to retrospectively describe the Ho 229 as the first stealth bomber. A significantly coarsely built replica of a captured and disassembled Ho 229 was later tested by the US military who found the basic shape and paint composition of the mock copy would provide for 20% reduction in…
war noise art | AAF Vintage Nose Art Gallery 4
Twenty-year old 1st Lt. William Fowkes of Port Charlotte, Fla. stands beside his favorite airplane in all the world, “Billy’s Filly,” a P-38-L fighter he flew on 37 combat missions in the South Pacific during World War II. Photo provided by William Fowkes.