B-24, Shark Face Bomber

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Item Details

Title

B-24, Shark Face Bomber

Subject

Airplanes
Military uniforms

Description

"B-24 #9982 Taxiing - Shark face nose art - Mindoro probably" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Taxiing Bomber. The nose of the Liberator in the 320th Squadron [was] painted with a shark's mouth. This was known as the 'Moby Dick' squadron." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

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

2010.1.999

Spatial Coverage

Biak, New Guinea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill