NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

B

-

24

D

-

53

-

CO 42-40364

9

98

343 ~ Y 02-1

N/A

Port (Left) Side - Starboard has The PINK ELEPHANT - 2nd SNOW WHITE in the 98th BG - Walt Disney Character - "Snow White Theme"
Lost on Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania

Info Contributor - Bill Whitney
Started combat ops 13 May 43 and was shot down on the low level Ploesti mission 1 Aug 43 with the crew of Pilot Lt. James A. Gunn III. Shot down near the Yugoslavia/ Bulgaria border by enemy fighters during withdrawal from the target in the same action that downed The WITCH (41-11840) flown by Pilot Julian Darlington. The sole survivor, Tail Gunner Stanley Horine, and Pilot Julian Darlington from The WITCH, were POWs together in Bulgaria.

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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