USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

Black Magic
B-24 44-.....

7th Bomb Group, 493rd Bomb Squadron

Appearance

Nose art painted by
Vernon DRAKE
7th Bomb Group

Black Magic

This classic pin-up girl pose was painted onto the side of a black Liberator. It was one of several nose arts on which Drake enlisted the help of one of his fellow officers. On this one, it was Ralph Goodrich who assisted in some way and had his name added to the signature near the extended foot. Whether this help involved colouring in sections of the image, cleaning brushes or erecting the scaffolding is not known.


No mission listing is currently available for this aircraft


 


© Ray Bowden 31 May 2020