398th Unidentified

B-17 Nose and Engine Art Photos

Below is an index to some of our 398th B-17 Nose and Engine Art in which we are unsure of the entire text wording or which aircraft is in the photo. The index is ordered by Aircraft Number. Artwork might be images and/or text. Some artwork may be in locations other than the nose or engine.

If you have information about any of the following photographs, please contact our Aircraft Photo Coordinator. Please include the title.

For additional 398th Aircraft photos:

  1. 398th B-17 Aircraft Photos
  2. 398th B-17 Nose and Engine Art Photos
  3. 398th B-17 Crashed and Damaged Aircraft Photos
  4. Other Aircraft Photo'd by the 398th

 

Possibly 601st Squadron
398th Unidentified B-17 Nose and Engine Art Photos
(Ordered by A/C Number)
Aircraft Number Tail Letter Fuselage No. A/C Name Title Date Art Work Visible Comments
42-97811 Slick Chick Wierney's Crew - 601st Squadron 17 April 1944 Yes Possibly 42-97811 Slick Chick assigned to the 401st BG 21st May 1944.
43-38805 Z N8-Z ends in LIGHT, thought to be STITE'S DELIGHT Hill's Crew - 600th Squadron 11 Mar 1945 Yes probably 43-38805 N8-Z; however can't be sure. The nose art ends in LIGHT and is thought to be STITE'S DELIGHT. This name may confirm that this is aircraft 43-38805 N8-Z or a different one someday.
Unknown Aircraft Number Tail Letter Fuselage No. A/C Name Title Date Art Work Visible Comments
Unknown The Georgia Cracker Stanley Reed's Crew - 600th Squadron Spring 1944 Yes
Unknown

 

 

Irish Pete Unknown 1 - 602 Squadron - early Rapid City Training (possibly the John W. Stuermer Crew) 14 September 1943 Yes Rapid City Training Photo
Unknown Irish Pete Dunlap's Crew during Rapid City Training - 602 Squadron Probably late 1943 / early 1944 Yes Rapid City Training Photo
Unknown TANICHKA Folger's Crew - 600th Squadron - May 1944 May 1944 Yes Dalhart AAB, Texas Training Photo
Unknown UPTOWN EXPRESS Durtschi's Crew - 603rd Squadron 22 Sept 1944 Yes A/C Serial No. not identified; however, the A/C name, UPTOWN EXPRESS is in the photo.
Unknown UPTOWN EXPRESS UPTOWN EXPRESS 22 Sept 1944 Yes A/C Serial No. not identified; however, the A/C name, UPTOWN EXPRESS is in the photo.
Unknown Hell's Bells Hell's Bells 1944/45 Yes Possibly a 601st Aircraft
Unknown Jiggs Armament Crew - 600th Squadron 1944/45 Yes Possibly a 600th Aircraft
Unknown Jiggs 398th B-17 with "Jiggs" Nose Art 1944/45 Yes Possibly a 600th Aircraft