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The American Beagle Squadron Memorial, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Mozoliauskas, Ramojus  Search this
Sculpture: Cor-Ten steel and black granite; Foundation: stone
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
United States Air Force Museum Wright Patterson Air Force Base United States Air Force Museum Memorial Park Wright Patterson Air Force Base Ohio 45433
1986. Dedicated Oct. 18, 1986
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Ohio survey, 1994.
Image on file.
R. Mozoliauskas 1986 (On face of one diorite slab:) NoRTH AMERICAN P-51/MUSTANG (Inside squadron emblem on face of slab:) AMERICAN BEAGLE SQ. (On face of second diorite slab:) SUPERMARINE/SPITFIRE signed
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Two aircraft mounted as if climbing at a nearly vertical angle, each at the end of a narrow arc-shaped support attached to a central pylon. Flanking the pylon are two black granite slabs set on edge and inscribed with the names of the squadron's aircraft types, the North American P-51 Mustang and the Supermarine Spitfire, and the squadron's insignia. The insignia features a cartoon figure of a dog dressed in formal attire, leaning on a walking stick planted on a Nazi swastika and holding in its proper right hand a cocktail glass in which sits a nude woman. The squadron's name, American Beagle Squadron, is printed on the insignia.
History--United States--World War II  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Airplane  Search this
Animal--Dog--Beagle  Search this
Emblem  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS OH000203
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums