Final Check

In this diorama WW2 German Ace Wilhelm Schilling talking with a friend in front of his Messerschmitt Bf109 G6 “Yellow 1” (Werknummer 440141 — factory number) .
For more details: Wilhelm Schilling

This “Yellow 1”, wearing the blue Defence of the Reich band assigned to III./JG 54, also displays a full set of unit badges – the Geschwader’s “Green Heart” below the cockpit, with III. Gruppe’s shield superimposed plus 9. Staffel’s “Grinning Devil” on the engine cowling.

Stafelkapitan Wilhelm Schilling of 9./JG 54, recovers after a head on pass through a formation of B-17s on 20 February 1944. On this, the first day of “Operation Argument” which came to be called “Big Week”, Schilling was slightly wounded in the head when return fire from the American bombers hit the cockpit of his Me 109G-6.

Following kits are used in the diorama:

  • Tamiya 1/48 scale “Messerschmitt Bf109 G6 Aircraft Series No:117”
  • ICM 1/48 scale “German Luftwaffe Pilots and Ground Personnel”
  • Tamiya 1/48 scale “German 3 Ton 4×2 Cargo Truck Military Miniature Series No:85”

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.