USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

Fifinella
P-40 Unknown

79th Fighter Group, 85th Fighter Squadron



Nose art painted by
Sgt Joe E PUMPHREY
79th Fighter Group, 85th Fighter Squadron
North Africa

Fifinella

Sgt Pumphrey admires his handiwork on the tail fin of the Warhawk named "Fifinella" based loosely (very loosely) on the emblem of the WASPS who undertook much of the Stateside ferrying of aircraft from factory to air base.





 
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© Ray Bowden 28 February 2024