B-24 H Liberator 'Hey Moe' - Artwork History

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    This is my new painting of 'Hey Moe' for the last surviving member of her original crew. 'Hey Moe' was a B-24 H built in Tulsa, Oklahoma with the Ford nose. Aircraft serial number 42-51090 served with the 15th Air Force, 451st Bomb Group, 725th Bomb Squadron. While I do sometimes exaggerate the reflectivity of bare aluminum aircraft for art's sake - 'Hey Moe' really was well polished, at least in the photos available. My client and his crew were assigned to another aircraft, and the very next mission 'Hey Moe' crashed with the loss of her new crew. More of the story here: Dedicated to the Crew of B-24H 42-51090 'Hey Moe'

    Ron Cole
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    Great art and great story thanks Ron
     
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    Beautiful work and nice to be able to honor the crew this way.
     
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    great painting...and a great story
     
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