Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series HA8706
Messerschmitt Bf 109E Diecast Model
Luftwaffe 1.(J)/LG 2, White 14, Hans-Joachim Marseille, France, Battle of Britain, September 1940
Hans-Joachim Marseille was the last of his cadet class to earn his officer commission. On August 10, 1940 he was assigned to I. (Jagd) Lehrgeschwader 2 in the northern France. On August 24, 1940 Marseille scored his first victory by downing a Hurricane. Marseille didn't consider tactical situations and dove into dogfights adding five more victories during the Battle of Britain but was himself shot down four times. He was transferred to I./JG 27 and on September 30, 1942 he was killed over Egypt having accumulated a total of 158 victories.
1:48 Scale Length 7.5" Width 8.25"