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Offline Greif

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"Scramble!"
« on: 12 Nov , 2010, 13:50 »
Attached are a few pics of an earlier build.  The little vignette depicts the Spitfire of SGT Ronnie Hamlyn assigned to 610 Squadron.   Sgt Hamlyn is running to his plane while his fitter waits to strap him in.

SGT Hamlyn joined No 610 Squadron on the 6 June 1940, he was 23 years old. Hamlyn destroyed two enemy aircraft before the 24th of August. On the 24 August he destroyed a Ju 88 and four Bf 109s. He was the first pilot in the RAf to shoot down five enemy aircraft in one day.  Hamlyn then destroyed Bf 109s on the 26th, 27th, 28th and the 30th of August. Hamlyn was awarded the D.F.M. on the 13th of September 1940 and the A.F.C. on the 1st of January 1943.  He rose to the rank of Wing Commander.  Ronnie Hamlyn died on 7th May 1991 at age 74.











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Re: "Scramble!"
« Reply #1 on: 12 Nov , 2010, 18:17 »
Great build and a great story line!

Cheers!

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Re: "Scramble!"
« Reply #2 on: 12 Nov , 2010, 22:46 »
the details and story really add to an excellent display and model
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