WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Nose art on the B-29 Superfortress on static display at the Spirit Gate represents "The Great Artiste" of World War II fame. The original plane carrying the name was used as an observation aircraft for the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The original "Great Artiste" was destroyed during a crash landing at Goose Bay Air Base, Labrador, in September 1949. The B-29 on static display was brought from Pease AFB, N.H., following its closure. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Samuel A. Park)
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