Assigned A-20G "Big Nig" 43-9436 that he nicknamed and had Damon Runyon style red-Indian character was painted on the left side of the nose. This aircraft force landed
on May 3, 1944 after a mission against Wewak piloted by 2nd Lt. Tom Reading.
Next, assigned another aircraft that he nicknamed "Big Nig II" after an June 16, 1944 mission A-20 "Big Nig II" was written off.
Finally he assigned a final A-20 that he nicknamed "Big Nig III" A-20G "Big Nig III" 43-21315.
In total, Folse flew 67 missions with 127 sorties.
Thanks to Louis Folse (son) for additional information