B-25C Mitchell bomber in flight over California, United States, 1942.

Caption     B-25C Mitchell bomber in flight over California, United States, 1942. ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Air Forces
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Photos at Same Place Southern, California, United States
Added By David Stubblebine

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
2 Nov 2013 05:23:22 PM

Absolutely stunning picture!
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
13 Jul 2015 09:29:32 PM

FERRY FLIGHT:

North American B-25B by 1941 the Mitchell was in squadron service. The Bendix upper turret mounted 2 x .50 caliber machine guns w/400 rpg

DOOLITTLE RAID: KEEP'EM GUESSING

Sixteen B-25's took part in the famous raid over Japan. Did you know to keep Japanese fighters from attacking behind, Doolittle installed two wooden broomsticks that were painted black
other crews did the same, from a distance they looked like 2 x .50 caliber guns, on that April 16, 1942 raid.

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