Aircraft Nose Art

Two of the Superforts my father worked with are shown on this page. The second photo shows the "official" nose art for the 73rd after the unofficial art was ordered removed about March or April, 1945. The stories of how this came about varies, but all of them boiled down to the extremely "risqué" art that had appeared on a number of Superforts.

Original Nose Art of "Miss-Leading-Lady"

Official Nose Art

There were also B-24 Liberators stationed on Saipan.

B-24 Liberator with original nose art

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