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North American B-25 Mitchell Pt.4

Lifelike Decals 1/72 North American B-25 Mitchell Pt.4 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review September 2019 Manufacturer Lifelike Decals
Subject North American B-25 Mitchell Pt.4 Scale 1/72
Set Number 72042 Pros Four distinctive options
Cons None noted Skill Level Basic

First Look

Lifelike Decals from Japan turns out some colorful and nicely printed subjects. In this set, we have a selection of colorful B-25 Mitchells from the Pacifc theater during World War II. This set provides a nice selection of colorful nose art and camouflage schemes.

North American B-25 Mitchell Pt.4 North American B-25 Mitchell Pt.4

The subjects include:

  • B-25D, 41-30669, 345 BG, Philippines, 1944, 'Chow Hound'
  • B-25D, 41-30606, 345 BG, Philippines, 1945, 'Chow Hound Junior'
  • B-25J, 43-28016, 390 BS/42 BG, New Guinea, 1945, 'Male Call'
  • B-25J, 44-29509, 17 RS/71 RG, Philippines, 1945, 'My Buck'

This set is printed by Cartograf and you can see the artwork is sharp and in great register. The decals are sized for the Airfix 1/72 B-25C/D kit and the Hasegawa 1/72 B-25J kits.

You can purchase these decals directly from Lifelike Decals. My sincere thanks to Lifelike Decals for this review sample!