USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Hedda Hopper


Hedda Hopper

Christened by actress, later gossip columnist, Hedda Hopper at the Douglas Aircraft Co factory, Long Beach on 22nd May 1944. Ms Hopper broke a bag of confetti over a propellor. This C47 was equipped as a ambulance, casualty evacuation plane.


© Ray Bowden 9 August 2022