B-25, "Mitch The Witch" 2

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Item Details

Title

B-25, "Mitch The Witch" 2

Subject

Airplanes

Description

"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)

Creator

Risdon, Dale

Date

1945

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.976

Spatial Coverage

Binmaley, The Philippines

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill