NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

DOPEY

B

-

24

D

-

125

-

CO

42-41014

9

98

343

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A 03-1

N/A

Port (Left) Side - Starboard has JOLLY ROGER - Walt Disney Character - "Snow White Theme" - Featured in "Force for Freedom"
Pilot Malachy F. Byrne, Jr. (In Other A/C)

Contributor - Robert Livingstone

Info Contributor - Malachy Hackett
My Uncle, Pilot 1st Lt. Malachy F. Byrne, Jr. (later Capt.), completed 51 missions and received a Purple Heart in a raid on marshaling yards in Italy 21 Jul 44 and a Distinguished Flying Cross for a mission in Rumania 16 Aug 44.

Info Contributor - Bill Whitney
The third DOPEY painted by Amos Nicholson. The airplane carried the name JOLLY ROGER on the right side of the nose along with a triangular shaped pirate flag.

Info Contributor - Amos Nicholson (Artist/Crew Chief) / via Charles Brummel (Nephew)
Along with ARKANSAS TRAVELER, I painted two versions of SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, PRINCE CHARMING, and all "Seven Dwarfs" (three versions of DOPEY) on B24-Ds in the Libyan desert in Africa 1942-43. I never signed them and never got credit.

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Assignments:
RCL "R" : 3 Sep 43 - 18 Mar 44
RCL "A" : 24 Mar - 17 Apr 44

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