USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Florida Thrush
P-38J-20-LO 44-23394

347th Fighter Group

Florida Thrush
"Florida Thrush" was the personal mount of LtCol Robert B Westbrook. He was officially credited with 20 aerial victories between January 1943 and October 1944. Westy Westbrook named his plane after the actress Frances Langford, known as the "Flodira Thrush".


© Ray Bowden 30 November 2023