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USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

Article about: Ive scanned these small 3 1/2 " X 2 1/2" photos from my own collection as best i could taken by RAAF Airman Will Handley in 1943 at Milne Bay , Papua New Guinea of B-24 Nose Art. I

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    Default USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    Ive scanned these small 3 1/2 " X 2 1/2" photos from my own collection as best i could taken by RAAF Airman Will Handley in 1943 at Milne Bay , Papua New Guinea of B-24 Nose Art.
    I hope you like .
    Cheers Rick

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

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    Great photo's. Thank you for sharing those nose art's.
    Some of those had a person of serious talent doing them.

    Semper Fi
    Phil

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    Love Nose Art! Looks like he developed some with the negatives reversed!
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    Quote by MAP View Post
    Love Nose Art! Looks like he developed some with the negatives reversed!
    Fixed for the viewers !!
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    Here is a nice shot of a P-38 on the marston matting

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    It is hand written on the back Turnbull Strip , It was runway built by the US and named after Sqn Ldr Peter Turnbull RAAF

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    Cheers Rick

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    A LOT of Marston mat - or PSP as it was known ( perforated steel planking ) was used for fencing here in Australia after the war ( we had a LOT in storage up in Queensland ) In fact, if you go to farm clearance sales you can STILL get some!!

    USAAF 13th Bombardment Sqn B-24 Grim Reapers Nose Art Milne Bay 1943

    A place near our family farm used it either side of their gate entrance!!


    *** these went for $10 a length *** ( but the job lot was 564 lengths!!! )
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    Great pics of nose art. Fun to see.
    John

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