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Nose Art as it applied to Aussie & Kiwi planes in WW2

Lincolnshire, England. 1943-08-31. Emblem on "G" for George, a Lancaster aircraft belonging to No. 467 squadron RAAF of bomber command based at RAF station Waddington. The foaming mugs of beer represent raids over enemy territory, thirty-four being registered here. The kangaroo with a bomb in its pouch was chosen by the captain, 415204 Flight Sergeant H. C. Warren, Somerset, England.

The Yanks had a different slant on things.

photos below and artwork by David Sankey (artist name Cada) 


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