60 Lovely Ladies Painted On WWII Fighter Planes [Photos]

In the early ages of the United States Air Force it was common practice to paint a scantily clad bombshell on the nose of a fighter plane. The Wikipedia article on the history of Nose Art is actually incredibly fascinating so if you have a moment give it a look. We pulled together this collection of the best vintage nose art we could find on the web, but just keep in mind some of this vintage art is not workplace friendly so scroll at your own risk.

TIP: NAVIGATE GALLERY BY SWIPING LEFT AND RIGHT

A note on photographer credit: All these photos were uploaded to imgur without proper photo credit. We’re trying our best to track down the original photographer foreach image but it’s a daunting task.  If you have any information on photographer credit, please email tips@rsvlts.com so these photos can get the recognition they deserve. Thanks, RSVLTS!

More in America

24 Photos Honoring The USS Enterprise

On November 25, 1961, the United States Navy commissioned USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the eighth ship to bear the name Enterprise and the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Over the next half-century, Enterprise would recover astronaut John Glenn following the first American orbital spaceflight, participate in the naval blockade during the…

error: