Information about this photographs:

  1. Aircraft No: Unknown
  2. Tail Letter: Unknown
  3. Fuselage ID: Unknown
  4. Group/Squadron: 398th, possibly 601st Squadron
  5. Official Name of Aircraft: Hell's Bells
  6. Date of Photograph: 1944/1945
  7. Photo Location: Unknown
  8. Final Disposition of A/C: Unknown
  9. Interpretive Comments: The nose art on this plane is a head portrait of a devil wearing a necklace of bells. Bombs interspersed with Bolts of lightning shoot out below the bells.

Source Information:

  1. Photo Source: Keith Benefiel, son of Philip L. Benefiel, Navigator of the Captain Harry Heintzelman Crew
  2. Photo Reference: Hells_Bells
  3. Photographer: Unknown
  4. Information compiled by the 398th Web team.
  5. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Aircraft Photo Coordinator. Please include the title.