B-25B /C/D ventral (bottom) turret?

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    Hi everyone,

    Can anyone recommend a good source for locating a photo of the ventral (bottom) turret used on the B-25B (or C or D)?

    How about those "Walk Around" books; do they have any photos of this turret?

    I've had a tough time finding photos of it, since I understand that the turret could be retracted during flight. Plus, the turret was not well liked by their crews, and they were often removed to save weight (such as during the Doolittle Raid).

    Thanks! 8)
     
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    Here's a pic of a RAF Mitchell II with it's Bendix ventral gun turrent lowered.
     

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    Great stuff guys, thanks! 8)
     
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