B-25, "Mitch The Witch" 2
"Nose art. 17th Recon Sqdn B-25 'Mitch the Witch' - Straight side view - not all missions tallys show" "From "Darkroom Soldier": "Fuselage Art. Painting nicknames, names and personalized icons on the fuselage was an unsanctioned but traditional art of Army Air Force crews. The motifs were varied and extensive -- tail fins with skull and crossbones, sides with female nudes, noses with sharks and other animals....Here, a famous B-25 displays both individual name and icon." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)
Helten, Paula (curator)
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Binmaley, The Philippines
From the Collection of Fred Hill