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Billy Bomber

Lego B25 Mitchell Bomber

Named after Major General William Lendrum “Billy” Mitchell, the North American B-25 Mitchell was one of the most prolific bombers of the Second World War, with almost 10,000 units produced and operating in every theatre of the war. The B-25 saw service until as late as 1979, giving it a four-decade long role in the skies, and this superb Lego version is a by Flickr’s Dornbi fitting tribute. There’s lots more to see at Dornbi’s photostream – click the link above to take off.

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Tan Lines

Lego B-25 Mitchell

Winter is finally coming to end here at The Lego Car Blog Towers. Good news for us, as skirts outside the office get shorter, and good news for the Elves, who require a lot less de-frosting than they did a few weeks ago when returning from their hunts. A perfect time to publicise a tan-coloured Lego creation then, a colour that’s not often employed in Lego builds due to its rarity, but one that looks superb if it’s used well.

Aircraft-building extraordinaire Sydag has done just that with his wonderful mini-figure scale B-25 Mitchell bomber. Flown throughout the Second World War in all regions of combat the B-25 was adopted by almost all the major Allied airforces and continued in service until well after the war ended. You can see more of Sydag’s beautiful tan recreation of the American classic on Flickr at the link above.

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