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B-25 Mitchell

B-25 Mitchell, England, 2001.

B-25 Mitchell was a twin-engined, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation company in the United States and used during World War II.

The Mitchell bombers are most famous as the planes used in the 1942 Doolittle Raid, where the raiders took off from the aircraft carrier USS Hornet, bombed Tokyo, and then landed in China. A Mitchell also collided with the Empire State Building in 1945.

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