World War 2 Military Bomber Airplane B-26 Models, Plastic Model Kits,
Die Cast Models, Balsa Wood Model Aircraft Kits.
B-26 Models, B-26 Marauder and other aircraft models. World War 2
Bomber Airplane Models, Die Cast Aircraft Models, Balsa Wood Airplane Kits, both
flying models and Wooden Display Aircraft Models. It's interesting because
I have just been working on the Japanese Betty Bomber Exhibit
pages on the web
site and the Betty Bomber looks very much like the B-26 Marauder. Look at
the pictures of the aircraft models on this page and read the history and
historical descriptions of the B-26 Marauder for a great study guide about World
War 2 military aviation both in Europe and in the Pacific.
Made by Hasegawa, one of the top manufacturers in the business, this 1/72 scale,
plastic kit features textured surfaces; glazed windows and turrets with a choice
of canopies; a detailed cockpit and bomb bay; full armament, including four
1,000-lb. bombs; detailed radial engines with Curtiss four-blade propellers; a
choice of markings, including those of Flak Bait - the survivor of more than 200
missions over Europe that is now housed in the Smithsonian Museum; and more.
11" wingspan; assembly required.
"The Big Hairy Bird," a B-26B Marauder (of the 599th Bomb Squadron,
397th Bomb Group) that helped American soldiers assaulting Utah Beach during the
invasion of Normandy, this 1/72 scale, die cast Forces of Valor model features
fine surface details; a glazed canopy, nose and dorsal turret; realistic engine
fronts with rotating propellers; optional-position landing gear; authentic
markings, including non-regulation D-Day stripes (3 white and 3 black instead of
3 white, 2 black); lifelike crew figures; and more. Measures 9" long with an
11" wingspan and includes a display stand.
B-26 Marauder Balsa Kit
This remarkable, laser cut kit of the American high speed medium bomber - which
served in both the European and Pacific theaters of World War II - includes
hand-selected balsa, color peel-and-stick decals, vacuum-molded parts, light
weight colored tissue, and full-size plans with step-by-step instructions. 30"
wingspan (approximately 1/28 scale); 160+ parts, assembly required.
"Mild and Bitter" of the 332nd Bomb Group and "Barracuda" of the
344th Bomb Group)
Baby Bumps II of the 557th Bomb Squadron, 387th Bomb Group
"Hard to Get" of the 334th Bomb Group
Then and Now Freeman. Witness a most amazing change of scenery.
Here is a look at the WWII B-26, P-47, and Glider bases in England, with
superb documentation of their original layout, construction and history,
contrasted to their current use as farms, housing tracts, private
airfields and even race tracks. 256 pgs., 510 photos, 8?"x 12", hdbd.
A controversial aircraft, difficult to fly, with no safety margin,
but rugged and heavily armed. Covers design, testing, its near-cancellation
by critics and its outstanding combat history. The author, who flew more
than 50 missions in the "widow-maker," details aerial battles, accompanied
by 150 outstanding, never-before-published photos. 264 pgs., 6"x 9", sfbd.
A reprint of the official government issue "Pilots Flight Operating
Instructions" for the B-26F and B-26G models. Covers aircraft systems,
operations and performance data, equipment and flight operating charts,
tables, curves and diagrams. 72 pgs., 8?"x 11", softcover.
Randy Green. Aircraft Art Print
A group of "Tiger Tail" B-26 Marauders of the 387th Bomb Group encounter a
fierce attack by Messerschmitt Bf 109G-14s over their intended target - a
railroad bridge at Mayen, Germany - during the Battle of the Bulge on Dec.
23, 1944. 24"x 16" limited edition canvas gicle is signed and numbered by
by a Marauder Stokes. Aviation Art
Depicted here is the last mission of a B-26 from the 386th BG. Enemy
fighters shot up the Sexation, but the tail gunner shot down three attacking
craft and damaged a fourth, enabling the B-26 to reach England safely.
16"x 11?" limited edition print.
Mission Robert Taylor.
B-26s of the Valiant 9th A.F. return home from a bombing mission
to the German V1 launch sites in France, January, 1944. 1250 S/N
by artist and pilots Moench, Scott and Woolridge. 27"x 21" print.
A Shot Across the Bow Roy Grinnell. Moments after releasing a torpedo at the Japanese carrier Akagi at
the onset of the Battle of Midway, the B-26 Marauder Suzi-Q thunders down the
Japanese carrier's flight deck, nearly grazing the bridge in an attempt to
escape the gantlet of fire unleashed by the enemy surface fleet and swarming
Zero fighters. 30"x 20" limited edition, numbered print is signed by the artist
and James Muri, pilot of the Suzi-Q.
Moments after releasing a torpedo at the
Japanese carrier Akagi at the onset of the Battle of Midway, the B-26 Marauder
Suzi-Q thunders down the Japanese carrier's flight deck, nearly grazing the
bridge in an attempt to escape the gantlet of fire unleashed by the enemy
surface fleet and swarming Zero fighters
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B-26 Marauder Tony Weddel.
This painting shows the B-26 "Flak Bait" pulling up and away after
making an attack run on a German V-1 launching site. Flak Bait flew no
less than 202 combat missions and is now on display in the National Air
and Space Museum in Washington D.C. 23"x 19" print.
Over Pforzheim Tony Fachat.
B-26s hit Pforzheim, near the upper Rhine. 26"x 20" print.