The Jimmy Doolittle Raiders Bomb! This replica AN-M64 GP500 is painted and stenciled as the bomb on display at the National Museum of the US Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. This replica depicts the courage and fortitude of the United States of America and their strategic morale boosting mission of April 18, 1942, when 16 B-25 bombers launched of the USS Hornet and bombed the Japanese capital of Tokyo and other places on Honshu.

The GP500 is molded of rigid polyurethane from an original bomb casing with steel suspension hooks bolted to a center support shaft. The suspension lugs have been tested and will support 6 times the weight of the replica.

It is painted yellow over-all with black stenciling. The fins are all steel spot welded construction and attach to the replica with an ABS attaching nut. The nose and tail fuses are CNC turned aluminum with zinc plated steel arming vanes. The arming wire with fahnstock clips and safety tags add the finishing touch.

The GP500 was used for destructive effect on against such targets as steel railway bridges, buildings, underground railways, sea craft such as light cruisers, concrete docks, etc.


SPECIFICATIONS:

  • 14” Diameter x 58 ½” OAL
  • Weight 60 Pounds
  • Yellow overall
  • Black stenciling
  • Fin set
  • Replica nose and tail fuses
  • Arming wire and tags

PRICE: $1300

carton charge: $32.17

Shipping, handling and tax not included. Prices subject to change without notice. LWR Patent SR# 60/347,144. LWR replicas are recommended for display purposes only.