USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

Slugsy Sachs
A-20G

3rd Attack Group 89th Sqn



Nose art painted by
Sgt Tony BENSON
3rd Attack Group 89th Sqn
Pacific

Slugsy Sachs Courtesy of Jeff Ethell
Courtesy of Jeff Ethell

Painted by Sgt Tony Benson at Nadzab but the original caricature was drawn by Lt Edmund Suor for fellow pilot Lt Gormley. Like others in the squadron the name was based on one of Damon Runyon's colourful characters made famous in his many books and stories.





 


© Ray Bowden 26 June 2022