USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Spirit Of Bellflower, California
P-47 42-7979

56th Fighter Group, 62nd Fighter Squadron

This aircraft was also known as
Annie M

Spirit Of Bellflower, California

This War Bond P47 suffered a forced landing at Exeter airfield on 28th June 1943, flown by Lt Robert J Steele. It was repaired and returned to the 56th Fighter Group to be renamed as "Annie M."

It was finally listed as missing in action on 26th November 43, flown by Lt Byron Morrill.

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© Ray Bowden 21 February 2024