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As an Art major in a previous life, I appreciated all types of art from drawings/paintings to sculptures and architecture. After checking out some old Air Force pics I wondered what happened to the Pin Up Girls? I always thought it was a clever way to pump up moral for the aircrews during those troubling times and one must wonder what the enemy thought if they noticed the artwork on our fighters/bombers. In today's environment of PC, I don't think those outside the armed forces would appreciate the beauty or it's intent....unfortunately it would be deemed sexist. Here are some examples that our boys used to go into battle...

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Aircraft nose art is probably forbidden these days, and may have been back then, but if so the rule was universally ignored. Here are a few more examples
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This last one was really interesting to me. The usual crew of a heavy bomber was 10 guys, so I am guessing the Ten Nights would be the aircrew
 

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Those were the days, huh?

Make America Great Again.
 

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does that mean they got a roller ( steam roller }
 
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