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Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX 1/72 Die Cast Model
William Dunn, RAF
A replica of a Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX flown by 6-victory ace William Dunn - the first American ace of the Second World War - of No. 71 Squadron, "Eagle Squadron," RAF, out of North Weald, England, in 1941, this limited edition, 1/72 scale, die cast Corgi model features engraved panel lines, a cockpit with a pilot figure and a clear canopy, a rotating propeller, optional-position landing gear with realistically treaded tires, authentic markings, and more. 6" wingspan; includes a display stand.
The First American Ace of World War II
Dunn. This riveting autobiography chronicles the incredible life and flying career of Lt. Col. William "Bill" Dunn, from his youth - he soloed at age 14 in a Waco 9 biplane - through his service in World War II, during which he became the first American volunteer pilot of the Royal Air Force "Eagle" Squadron to shoot down an enemy aircraft and became the first American ace of the war in August, 1941; in the immediate post-war years when he fought in the Chinese Civil War on the side of the Nationalists; his training of Imperial Iranian Air Force and Brazilian Air Force pilots; and his final overseas duty flying 62 missions in the Vietnam War. 272 pages, 44 B&W photographs, 5½"x 8½", softcover.
|P-38J Lightning 1/72 Die Cast Model - Polished|
Richard Bong, "Marge"
A replica of "Marge," a P-38J Lightning flown by America's ace of aces, Major Richard Bong (40 victories) with the 9th Fighter Squadron "Flying Knights," 49th Fighter Group, flying from New Guinea in the Pacific Theater of World War II in 1942, this newly tooled, limited edition, 1/72 scale, die cast model features engraved panel lines; a well-equipped cockpit with a pilot figure and a glazed canopy; realistic engine fronts with rotating propellers; nose-mounted machine guns; removable missiles and fuel tanks; optional-position landing gear; a polished metal body; authentic markings, including victory symbols below the canopy; and more. 8½" wingspan; arrives ready to display on the included stand.
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