Co-Pilot James “Pop” Beadling, Seething, England, Replacement Crew 108. The Wazzle Dazzle, 715th Squadron, 448th BG, Mighty Eighth; WWII. – Miami Picture

In memory of James Beadling. Seething, UK 1945. 8th Army Air Corps, 448th BG, 715th Squadron. James Beadling called the little mythical animal a nichie (?), it had a notch in it’s back and it was his little nose art for the co-pilot side of the nose. James Beadling was born on 06/08/1916 in Ohio and passed away on 02/07/1994. He now rests in a veteran’s cemetery in Littleton, Colorado.

Image published by David C. Foster on 2007-12-11 17:27:02 and used under Creative Commons license.

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