The Man who Painted the Largest Number of WWII American Nose Art Images

A stunning collection of letters and photos, especially I you are interested in American aircraft nose art.

My Forgotten Hobby

Gorgeous research from Clarence Simonsen…

The Man who Painted the Largest Number of WWII American Nose Art Images

Today you will find a number of Websites dedicated to the ‘best known nose artist’ of the Second World War, Anthony [Tony] Starcer, 16 September 1919 – 9 June 1986. My history is not from the Internet, or copied from books, it is in fact from the lips and words of Tony, the letters he sent to me, his newspaper clippings, and photos of his nose art I collected to send back to him, as he did not process any images of his WWII paintings.

This really began with a few Americans who trusted an unknown Canadian, and the first became an ex B-24 pilot who flew with the Mighty 8th Air Force from England during WWII. Without the friendship, trust, and support of John Woolnough, this history would not be possible…

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