Phillip S Brinkman

Military

Object Number - UPL 13636 - Corporal Phillip S Brinkman of the 486th Bomb Group painted the nose art of a B-24 Liberator 42-52693 "Aries" of 857th BS, 492nd BG, 8th AF.

Assigned to 834BS, 486BG, 8AF USAAF as 'Draftsman' as the aircorp had no definition for an artist !! Notable nose art artist.

Bio: - http://www.philbrinkman.com/phil-brinkman-biography.htm

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Units served with

A diagrammatic layout of AAF Station 174 - the USAAF codename for Sudbury airfield - while the 486th Bomb Group were stationed at the airbase as of the 22 June 1944.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Sagittarius / Sagittarias
  • Unit: 449th Bomb Group 486th Bomb Group 833rd Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron 716th Bomb Squadron
The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29490) nicknamed "Gemini ?" of the 486th Bomb Group. The nose art was painted by artist Phillip S. Brinkman.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Gemini
  • Unit: 451st Bomb Group 486th Bomb Group Base Air Depot 2 832nd Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron 725th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Pisces
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 834th Bomb Squadron 461st Bomb Group 766th Bomb Squadron
The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52508) nicknamed "Libra ?" of the 486th Bomb Group. The nose art was painted by the artist Phillip S Brinkman.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Libra
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 833rd Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron 857th Bomb Squadron
The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52532) nicknamed "Virgo ?" of the 486th Bomb Group. The nose art was painted by the artist Phillip S Brinkman.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Virgo Miss Mynookey
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron 485th Bomb Group 828th Bomb Squadron

Places

Aerial photograph of Sudbury airfield looking south west, the bomb dump is to the upper right of the airfield, 29 February 1944. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC188. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Acton

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

St. Louis, MO, USA

Died

Gainesville, FL, USA
St. Louis, MO, USA

Enlisted

St. Louis, MO, USA

Based

Sudbury Assigned to 834BS, 486BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Based

Davis Monthan AFB, Tucson, AZ 85707, USA Based Davis-Monthan Field in Tuscon, AZ.

Revisions

Date21 Jan 2018 17:48:24
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date21 Jan 2018 12:42:52
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date21 Jan 2018 12:39:58
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date27 Sep 2014 18:21:32
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / WWW.486th.org roster

Phillip S Brinkman: Gallery (23 items)