National Geographic : 1948 Jan
U iNational ueograpnic society "Hookem Cow" Wears Machine Guns for Horns Twin .50-caliber weapons protrude from the nose turret of this B-24 Liberator, resting at its wartime base in England. Jutting from the fuselage behind the mechanic is the Pitot-static tube connected with the air-speed indicator. Koaacnromes, u.6.Army Airrorces, umciai A Cloud-dwelling Angel Rides aSwift Thunderbolt The mechanic adds a last touch before sending "Miss Behave" outonanother mission. With "art" like thispilots strove tooutdo each other inoriginality. The custom of nicknaming aircraft prevailed inalltheaters ofwar.