USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

City of Palm Springs
B-25

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City of Palm Springs

A War Bond plane purchased from bonds sold to citizens of Palm Springs in February 1943 which raised a total of $455,587. Enough to buy the B25 Mitchell and an additional pursuit plane.

As part of the campaign, a "Bomber Queen" was selected and named as Miss Gloria Flavin who was destined to be crowned at the naming ceremony of the B25.


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© Ray Bowden 4 December 2021