Women aircraft workers finishing transparent bomber noses for fighter and reconnaissance planes at Douglas Aircraft Co. Plant in Long Beach, California, 1942.  Alfred Palmer.

Alfred Palmer
P-51 “Mustang” fighter in flight, Inglewood, California, The Mustang, built by North American Aviation, Incorporated, is the only American-built fighter used by the Royal Air Force of Great Britain
October, 1942
4×5 Kodachrome transparency
(Alfred Palmer/OWI/LOC)

It’s settled then, my next bike is going to be this exact matte olive with Australian Flag decals in black and white.

Check out more of Alfred Palmer at AB or The Office of War Information Color Photographs at LOC or Flickr