B-25J "Mitchell" in Combat Over Europe (MTO)

Marek Katarzynski

Date Published :
August 2013
Publisher :
Series :
SMI Library
Illustration :
197 b/w photos, 36 color photos, 4 color profiles
No associated books available.


This unique photo album contains numerous B-25J „Mitchell” photographs showing this particular B-25 version participating in air campaign in the skies over southern Europe (MTO). You will find 140 photos including 36 in color published on 80 pages. All images are captioned with author’s descriptions both in English and Polish. Many of the photographs presented here have never been published before. Another interesting feature of this album worth attention highlights participation of Polish fliers among bombing crews. Moreover this publication includes not only 4 outstanding B-25J color profiles painted by Janusz Światłoń but also extremely rare decal sheet with individual markings for the following planes: B-25J-2 “MMR” – (Margaret Mary Rustin) – s/n 43-27751 – nr 50, B-25J-2 „Paper Doll” s/n 43-27473 – nr 73, B-25J-2 „My Naked Ass!” s/n 43-27704 – 7A.


“…a nice edition to the existing B-25 literature out there. The copious photos throughout the book offer some great views of MTO’S B-25s, and the inclusion of colorful markings make it all the better.”

- Internet Modeler

“If you're interested in Mitchells, the Pacific and CBI theatres, or just love a good read, this is an interesting book on an interesting subject that should give you some hours of entertainment, and remain on hand as a reference for the modeller or historian. Highly recommended.”

- Britmodeller

“This is one neat book on the B-24J. It will be of great interest to modelers with all those schemes that are shown and to aircraft historians as well.”

- AMPS Indianapolis

“Overall, it really is a superb book. The combination of history, super photos and color profiles make this a very nice addition to anyone's aviation library. It is also a great companion to their other books in this series, and is one I can easily recommend to you.”

- Modeling Madness

"For those that may have a 1:32 HK B-25J lounging about, and inadequate material to assist with picking a scheme, this book might be just the ticket for you, as schemes are plentiful and varied."

- Large Scale Planes

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