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A Trio Of Aces

A Trio Of Aces
Adolph Gysbert “Sailor” Malan, DSO & BAR, DFC & Bar was a South African pilot in RAF Fighter Command during WW2. During the Battle of Britain he led No. 74 Squadron. His final war tally of ‘victories’ was 27 ‘Kills’, 7 ‘shared’, 3 ‘ probables’ and 16 ‘damaged’. Our figure shows him as a Squadron Leader during the Battle of Britain.. He left the RAF in 1946 as a Group Commander. Douglas Robert Steuart Bader, lost his legs in a flying accident in 1931 and was invalided out of the RAF in 1933. With the outbreak of WW2 in 1939 he managed to rejoin the Air Force and by June 1940 was made Squadron Leader of No. 242 Squadron. In August 1941 he bailed out over France and spent the rest of the war in various prisoner-of-war camps including the infamous ‘Colditz’. His wartime record included 22 kills’, 4 ‘shared’, 6 ’probables’ and 11 ‘damaged’. Among his awards were the DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar and ... a later knighthood. The K&C figure portrays him as a Squadron Leader in mid 1940. Our final RAF f
Product number: RAF075 - King and Country
113,33 EUR

The Great Escapers

The Great Escapers
Squadron Leader Roger Bushell, immortalized as “Big X” in “The Great Escape” movie ... Next to him stands a US Army Air Force officer famed for his insubordinate nature and a persistent escaper ... The third member of the trio is also an American, an original member of one of the Royal Air Force’s “Eagle” squadrons, made up of American volunteers who chose to fly for the RAF before America entered the war. Like many other POW’s these men decided not to just sit-out the war behind the barbed wire ... They were going to do their best (and their worst) to escape and give the Germans a real ‘run for their money!’ - See more at: http://www.kingandcountry.com/great-escapers-p-10622.html#sthash.GcDhA9nD.dpuf
Product number: TGE001 - King and Country
126,66 EUR

Air Marshal Sir Arthur "Bomber" Harris

Air Marshal Sir Arthur "Bomber" Harris
Stanford-Tuck joined the RAF in 1935. He first saw combat during the Fall of France over Dunkirk and went on to become an “ace” several times over during the Battle of Britain. He was shot down over France in January 1942 when his tally of “kills” numbered 27 and 2 shared. He survived imprisonment in the infamous Colditz and the war and enjoyed a successful career postwar during which he even became a friend of his old opponent, Adolf Galland. - See more at: http://www.kingandcountry.com/squadron-leader-stanford-tuck-p-9567.html#sthash.wCuv6dbj.dpuf
Product number: RAF073 - King and Country
39,99 EUR

Clive Caldwell, D.S.O, D.F.C. and bar

Clive Caldwell, D.S.O, D.F.C. and bar
Clive Caldwell was the top scoring Australian “ace" of WW2. He is officially credited with 28.5 victories, He is portrayed as he was when stationed with the RAF's 250 Squadron... also flying Tomahawks.
Product number: RAF049 - King and Country
30,66 EUR
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