May 1944: An old P-47 Razorback armed with lifeboats and smoke markers circles above a ditched B-17 crew – the USAAF Air Sea Rescue unit detachment B of the 65th fighter wing, later known as the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron was born.
wrapping the 1/144th scale kit from Sweet in aluminium foil …
Saipan, 1944: Ground personell of 19th Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, 7th Air Force during gun harmonisation prozess on Republic P-47D-15-RA Thunderbolt 42-23289 “Lady Ruth” – 1/144 scale vignette
USAAF pilot Maj. Garth Jared inspects his Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IXc “Eleonor” at Anzio, Italy, late January 1944 – 1/144 scale vignette