FRANKLIN MINT B-25J "RUSSELL'S RAIDERS" 1:48 MIB
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Bristling with eleven 50 caliber machine guns, plus hot Jane Russell nose art, this medium bomber had a lot of
North American B-25J Mitchell
"Russell's Raiders" United States Army Air Force, Scion Switzerland 1945 Condition: Plane is mint in Box. Box is mint . Comes with white shipping carton and certificate of authenticity. Wingspan: 17 inches ~ Length: 13.25 inches Scale: 1:48 Franklin Mint Model #B11E346
This plane is armed with eleven .50 caliber Machine Guns, has fantastic Jane Russell nose art,
and is the most impressive looking B-25 we've ever seen.
The History Behind the Plane
Built by North American, with no previous experience on multi-engined aircraft, the B-25 Mitchell proved to be one of the most versatile combat aircraft to see action in World War II. So impressed with what they saw on the drawing board, the US Army Air Corps ordered 184 aircraft -- to be designated the B-25.
Christened the Mitchell after maverick army bomber proponent William 'Billy' Mitchell, the bomber fought not only with the USAAF in the Pacific, European, and Mediterranean theaters, but also with US Navy/Marine Corps, British, Dutch and Australian units. By war's end, the veteran Mitchell had outlasted its rivals from Douglas and Martin to become the most... read more