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SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

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CO 41-11913

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Port (Left) Side - Original SNOW WHITE in the 98th BG - Walt Disney Character - "Snow White Theme"

Info Contributor - William E. Holmes (Bombardier)
Each star on the wand depicts 2 missions completed. Delivered to us while we were stationed at MacDill AFB, Tampa, Florida, where the nose-art was painted. We left the United States in Jul 42 and flew to SA, Gold Coast, Egypt and based near Haifi. Our first mission was 14 Aug 42. Lost 1 May 43 as it flew into another aircraft, flying through a cloud. All of our crew returned to the United States by Jun 43, and we all missed the Ploesti Raid 1 Aug 43. Crew members (1942-1943):

Rollo Lawrence, Capt. - Pilot 
Gomer Wolf, 1st Lt. - Co-Pilot
William Holmes, 1st Lt.. - Bombardier
Bernard Tully, 1st Lt. - Navigator
John Harkeli, S/Sgt. - Engineer
Hermet Gregory, S/Sgt. - Radio Operator
Richard Houlihan, Sgt. - Gunner
James Fisher, Sgt. - Gunner
George Brunnell, Sgt. - Tail Gunner

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.

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