Nose Art by Tony HolmesNose Art by Tony Holmes

Nose Art

byTony Holmes

Paper over Board | September 1, 2017

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Aircraft nose art has long been a military institution. First appearing in the form of a sea monster on the front of an Italian flying boat in 1913, through WWII, Vietnam, and on to today,Nose Artcatalogs and presents it all.

Hundreds of detailed illustrations through the decades give the full picture of the evolution and history of these mini-murals. From early shark and tiger mouths below front propellers, to historical logos and Loony Toons characters, to the modern banning of nude pinups, author Allan Burney explores this incredible subject in detail.
Tony Holmes has worked as Osprey Publishing's aerospace editor since 1989, having previously served as an author/photographer for this publishing house in Australasia. He is widely acknowledged as a leading expert on all periods of aviation history although his personal love is for the Battle of Britain, on which he has written a numb...
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Title:Nose ArtFormat:Paper over BoardDimensions:224 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 1, 2017Publisher:Book SalesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0785835520

ISBN - 13:9780785835523

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