|B-24D "Yankee Doodle Dandy" 42-40077 nose art and scoreboard on the left side of te nose
The left side of the nose had the nickname "Yankee Doodle Dandy" in white with the nose art of a top hat with red and white stripes and stars above three falling bombs. The scoreboard
on the left side of the nose had 100 bombs markings in two rows (58 in the top row and 42 in the lower row) indicating bombing missions flown, many had a star above the bomb. Between the two rows were seven aircraft silhouettes indicating Japanese aircraft claimed by gunners. Below the pilot's window was "Ellie" and below the first row of bombs was "Scottin". Below the forward left window was "Helen". The rear left window was modified with a socket to mount a machine gun.
Credit: USAAF, 5th AF, 90th BG Date: 1944
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