B-25A Mitchell bomber of the 17th Bomber Group, US 34th Bomber Squadron at McChord Army Air Force field, Washington, United States, 1941; note Thunderbird insignia of 34th Bomber Squadron

Caption   B-25A Mitchell bomber of the 17th Bomber Group, US 34th Bomber Squadron at McChord Army Air Force field, Washington, United States, 1941; note Thunderbird insignia of 34th Bomber Squadron ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 30 Dec 2010

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
28 Nov 2010 10:56:27 PM

Many personnel and aircraft of the 34th Bombardment Squadron, but not this one, participated in the Doolittle Raid.
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
16 Mar 2012 11:53:29 PM

THE SOUTH AMERICAN CONNECTION:

The US supplied B-25 Mitchell bombers during WWII and after the war, to friendly South American Governments some of those aircraft were in service into the late 1970s

Brazil: received B-25s from the US during WWII and into the post-war period operated them into the 60s and 70s operated early jet aircraft.

Venezula: Operated them into the 1970s as well. Operated early jet aircraft.

Urugary: Operated a mix of WWII supplied fighters and bombers last were retired in the 70s operated early jet aircraft.

Peru: Operated WWII aircraft retired in the 60s and 70s operated early jet aircraft.

Chile: Operated a mix of WWII fighters and bombers and early jet aircraft.

Cuba: Operated a mix of B-25 and B-26 bombers
and other prop driven fighters and early types of jet aircraft.

Mexico: Operated WWII aircraft fighters and bombers into the 60s and 70s


3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
19 Mar 2012 10:45:47 PM

B-25A assigned to 17th Bomb Group, 34th Bomb Squadron. Aircraf twas based at McCord Army Air Field locted in Washington State and flew anti-submarine patrol.
Did you know that the 17th Bomb Group would later train the crews for the Doolittle Raid against Japan.
4. Todd Scott says:
10 Feb 2015 06:41:15 PM

Who would know where the Thunderbird logo came from. looks similar to a Cheyenne thunderbird I saw.

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