Halifax nose art

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  1. Jeff Hunt

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    While the USAAC seemed to be the leader in nose art and naming of aircraft, the RCAF held their own. Hanging on a wall at the National War Museum in Ottawa Ontario are a number of original pieces of nose art that all came off of Canadian Halifax bombers. These are absolute originals and are marvellous to see in real life as opposed to in pictures. I hope you enjoy these.....



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    Cheers,

    Jeff
     
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    That guy should have been given a medal! Thanks for posting.
     
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    Excellent, thanks for posting Jeff!
     
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    Great images. THX for sharing. :cool:
     
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    Great stuff Jeff. Seeing the real thing is, as you say, much better. And it's not just the art, but the actual pieces of metal, which flew real combat missions.
     
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    Very cool Jeff. I wonder what the letters mean on the tails of the bomb markings in photo #8?

    Geo
     
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    B for Berlin etc.?

    Great stuff Jeff!
     
  8. Capt. Vick

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    Yes! Well put Terry!
     
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    Great shots Jeff! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Very cool!
     
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