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Japanese Surrender
Japanese Surrender

Another ONE of the Japanese surrender planes.

Betty Bomber
Betty Bomber

Japanese Betty bomber that was painted white with green crosses to indicate that the bomber was flying the surrender delegation as per instructions from General MacArthur.

Pacific Prowler and Crew
Pacific Prowler and Crew

Pacific Prowler. Standing, left to right: Sgt. Barry R Sously, Sgt. W.W. Tobias, Sgt. Ben W. Clark. Kneeling, left to right: Sgt. Patrick Troutman, Sgt. Paul W. Hopp, Sgt. W. P. Scoggins.

B-25 at Clark
B-25 at Clark

A rare color picture of an 823rd squadron B-25 at Clark Field. (USAF)

Unusual B-25
Unusual B-25

A 38th B-25. Notice anything unusual about this aircraft? (E. Connor, H. Witcher)

B-25 Book Cover
B-25 Book Cover

From the book "B-25 Mitchell in Detail" written by Burt Kinzey and published by Detail & Scale. It is an excellent soft cover book with 78 pages of information relating to the B-25 Mitchell. It has 200 photographs (61 in color!), 2 pages of color profiles, and 14 pages of line drawings. This book is available at booksellers nationwide. ( Vol.60, stock # 8260) They have kindly given us permission to use the three photographs below on our website.

B-25 in New Guinea
B-25 in New Guinea

A beautiful shot of an 823rd B-25 sitting on an airfield in New Guinea (Durand?). This has the style of noseart that was used through most of the war. (Courtesy of Sea Bird Publishing, Inc.)

Surrender Betty
Surrender Betty

One of the Japanese surrender Betty's landing at IE Shima.

Indian II
Indian II

This looks to be a picture of "Indian II" of the 71st. (J. Collom/M. Collom)

Charters Towers
Charters Towers

A flight of B-25s winding up and ready to take off from Charters Towers facility in Australia.

Cessna AT17 Trainer
Cessna AT17 Trainer

Cessna AT-17 twin engine advanced training aircraft.

71st B25 Peeling Off
71st B25 Peeling Off

71st Squadron B-25s peeling for an attack. (E.Connor, H. Witcher)

B25C 41-12898
B25C 41-12898

The right main landing gear on B-25C-NA, 41-12898 collapsed upon landing at Port Moresby. This Mitchell was assigned to the 38th Bomb Group.......( USAFM via Detail and Scale.) Permission by Burt Kinzey. NOTE: Original photo lost during website transfer. Please contact the webmaster if you have this photo.

Filthy Lil
Filthy Lil

Filthy Lil of the 71st Squadron in the early days of the war. (M. Wilkes)

Cargo Glider
Cargo Glider

38th Bomb Group troop and cargo Waco glider!

Grass Cutter
Grass Cutter

Grass Cutter

Hardships
Hardships

Filthy Lil was later stripped and renamed "Hardships". She was used as a transport and made shuttle runs back and forth to Australia. (E. Connor, H. Witcher)

Harriet
Harriet

Harriet receiving engine maintenance. Does anyone know what squadron "Harriet" belonged to? (E. Connor, H. Witcher)

Indian II
Indian II

Indian II of the 71st. in flight. (E. Connor, H. Witcher)

B-25 Tiger Nose Art
B-25 Tiger Nose Art

A great picture of a very early style tiger nose art on the nose of an 823rd B-25H.

 
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