USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Arkansaw Joe
B-24H-10-CF 42-64456

455th Bomb Group, 741st Bomb Squadron

Arkansaw Joe

Hit by flak, this Liberator then collided in mid-air before crashing near Porto San Stefano, Italy with the loss of nine crewmen. Only one man survived but he was badly beaten, then shot and killed.


© Ray Bowden 13 August 2022