Re:b-24 Blackie's Bastards
Wallace Forman's book "B-24 Nose Art Name Directory" lists "BLACKIE'S BASTARDS" as B-24 42-52288 assigned to the 489th Bomb Group/846th Bomb Squadron and he also indicates that he did not have a photo of this nose art.
Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
David Schmitt firstname.lastname@example.org
son of 1st LT Donald J. Schmitt, USAAF, co-pilot
assigned to 493rd BG/863rd BS at Debach, England
from Nov 1944 thru May 1945