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USAAF 9th AAF 366th Fighter Group nose art photo - 'Glamour Girl'

USAAF 9th AAF 366th Fighter Group nose art photo - 'Glamour Girl'

Code: P24215A-149

£22.00
 

Approximately 11.5 x 9cm.  Good image of a 391st Fighter Squadron Thunderbolt with cowling nose art showing a woman in her underwear alongside the name 'Glamour Girl'.  The pilot, Lt. Henry W. Collins is standing on the wing in his A-2 jacket, B-4 lifevest, British C-type helmet, AN6530 goggles and is holding an A-14 mask in his left hand.  The 366th Fighter Group of the 9th AAF, known as the 'Gunfighters' was comprised of the 389th, 390th and 391st fighter squadrons.  Initially based at Membury in Dorset, they later moved to Thruxton in Hampshire and were heavily involved in the build-up to D-Day, moving to France on 17th June 1944 as ground support in the Battle of the Bulge.  Scarce original 'nose art photographs. Stock code P24215A-149.