Couple questions for the upcoming group build.

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  1. B-17engineer

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    Well, I guess here are my two largest questions,

    The B-26, does anyone know where I can get decals for a B-26 that took part on D-day?

    Did P-51D's serve at D-Day? Dumb q I know.

    Both planes, does anyone have a good picture of a B-26 and P-51 in invasion stripes?

    Thanks...
     
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    I think you can find a few via the Net. Try to find a pic of mjr.James A. Goodson's P-51D-5-NA "VF*B" (44-13303) of 4th FG / 336th FS used in June 1944 for instance.
     
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    Here are a few photos I found with a quick google search

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    Bud Anderson, the pilot of the P-51 "Old Crow" said he was in the air for 6 hours on D-Day. That was his longest mission.

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    Thanks Wojtek. Just trying to gather info before the build, and decals :shock:
     
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    here's a few
     

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    Thanks Dirk, Wojtek and Dwight!!
     
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    Harrison, don't you have a Fairy Swordfish as well?
     

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    No, I have a Gladiator :oops:

    But I still ahve trouble with the decals. B-26 will be Flak Bait, I need Decals....


    P-51 is still undetermined.
     
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    A few B-26s on the D-Day..... source unknown.
     

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    Fabulous Wojtek!!!
     
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    :)

    And two more shots of better quality of the same B-26 from the second pic posted above.
     

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    Splendid as ever Dr Wurger. :D
     
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    Nose art on 4 B-26's of the 294 bomb group. I'm doing one of those - have the markings for all of them. Probably will do Victory Read.
     

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    Are there 1/48 decals for any of those?
     
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    #18 Wurger, Jan 28, 2010
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    Great arts.....:thumbright:

    And P-51Ds for the D-day GB
     

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    Wojtek I know you showed me decals for first one. those were 1/32 I think.
     
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    Used to be - but they are now out of print. As are the 1:72 scale ones.
     
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