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Fighting colors: the creation of military aircraft nose art

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Since the early days of flight, military pilots have personalized aircraft with artistic creations, giving each plane a unique identity and aircrews a sense of pride in ""their war bird."" This comprehensive volume covers the technical aspect on how nose art was applied to vintage military aircraft, with hundreds of fighters and bombers pictured. The uses of materials, supplies, and development of nose art designs are discussed with surviving nose artists. The author examines and analyzes WWII-era photographs and reveals their content along with numerous photos never before published. Recreating step-by-step flying war bird nose art restorations is outlined for the first time. Fighting Colors is an enjoyable read for military personnel and a graphic tool for all enthusiasts of pinup and vintage aircraft nose art.
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9781596529984
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Grouping Titlefighting colors the creation of military aircraft nose art
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Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2022-09-14 20:02:01PM
Last Indexed2022-09-26 05:40:21AM

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Airplanes, Military -- Decoration
Airplanes, Military -- Decoration -- Pictorial works
Airplanes, Military -- Marking
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Fighting colors : the creation of military aircraft nose art
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