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USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Fever from the South
B-29-20-BA 42-63497

500th Bomb Group, 882nd Bomb Squadron

Nose art painted by
500th Bomb Group, 882nd Bomb Squadron
Isley Field, Saipan


One of his most beautifully executed paintings was completed by Johnson on "Fever from the South". Languishing across two dice the flesh tones and modelling on the figure is simply superb. Once again, the image was repeated on the other side of the aircraft with the same degree of skill.

No mission listing is currently available for this aircraft

© Ray Bowden 24 January 2020