The Nose Art on the P-47D in the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, OH, Painted as Five by Five

Title

The Nose Art on the P-47D in the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, OH, Painted as Five by Five

Subject

Museum officials sought to make a perfect rendering of Colonel Joseph Laughlin's original nose art

Description

The staff of the National Museum of the USAF researched the original nose art done by Captain George Rarey. They replicated it, in honor of both Colonel Laughlin and Captain Rarey, understanding the respect and love that Colonel Laughlin had for Captain Rarey and his original artwork.

Creator

Republic Aviation Corporation
National Museum of the United States Air Force - Restoration Unit

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

1940s

Files

Five_by_Five_nose_art.JPG

Citation

Republic Aviation Corporation and National Museum of the United States Air Force - Restoration Unit, “The Nose Art on the P-47D in the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, OH, Painted as Five by Five,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 8, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/27.