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    An extensive, interesting and fantastic collection of color photos, many of them rare, showing aircraft and crews in action during WW2. These incredible pictures I share with you and can be viewed through the link below. Like me, I hope you will also be surprised and enjoy the photos.


    http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com...e-segunda.html


    Best Regards!

  • #2
    Very nice! Thanks!



    Susie
    Will no one tell me what she sings?--
    Perhaps the plaintive numbers flow
    For old, unhappy, far-off things,
    And battles long ago:
    -William Wordsworth, "The Solitary Reaper"

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    • #3
      Muito Bom ! Obrigado Amigo

      Regards,Kurt
      Theo mir ist die munition ausgegangen ich werde diesen ramman auf wiedersehen uns in walhalla

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      • #4
        Love all the names...

        Shagon Wagon
        Idioits Delight
        Poppys Pram
        Mission Belle
        Woodys Wagon
        Bad Penny
        Nine O Nine
        Lassie Come Home

        Notice the blonde woman with the camera phtographed atop a ship with the name "Peggy"?

        Scroll down to photo 15 of the collection...same ship..."The Flying Flit Gun". "Peggy" is a name appearing on an engine cowling of this ship.

        I always wanted a book descibing only nose art, and catalogueing the different names that occurred in every airforce.

        I note it seems to be an american 'thing'. Is this because americans had a little more affection for their machines, based on their known love of all things mechanical?

        Names for aircraft seem noticeably absent even in English circles. And a very nice photo of two lady "Night Witches" down further, looking happy and healthy to be there, with their wonderful PO-2s in the background.
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        • #5
          Originally posted by Drusus Nero View Post
          Names for aircraft seem noticeably absent even in English circles.
          There you go...

          http://www.lancaster-archive.com/lanc-noseart-main.htm

          http://www.amazon.com/Vintage-Aircra.../dp/0760312087

          The long toll of the brave
          Is not lost in darkness
          Over the fruitful earth
          And athwart the seas
          Hath passed the light of noble deeds
          Unquenchable forever.

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