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Newly-constructed B-25 Mitchell bombers outside the North American Aviation plant at Kansas City, Kansas, United States, Oct 1942

Caption   Newly-constructed B-25 Mitchell bombers outside the North American Aviation plant at Kansas City, Kansas, United States, Oct 1942 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Library of Congress
Identification Code   LC-DIG-fsac-1a35285
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B-25 Mitchell   Main article  Photos  
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 18 Aug 2010

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
20 Mar 2012 09:01:29 PM

New B-25 Mitchell's are tied down and secured look close, you can see the ball socket for the .30 Caliber machine gun later replaced with a .50 Caliber weapon, located in the bombardier's nose section. At the leading edge of the wings, the black rubber deicer boots show up. Did you know it took over 8500 engineering drawings, 195,000 man hours to build the first B-25, by the end of WWII 10,000 would leave the assembly lines.

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