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  1. destrozas

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    #1 destrozas, Oct 29, 2013
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    User Name: destrozas
    Name: sergio
    Category: intermediate
    Entry: p-47 D LT James C. Hare "jim Wabbit". corsica summer 1944
    kit: Arii #16 P-47 D thunderbolt
    Accesories: decals rising decals #RD48-010 Thunderbolt over corsica
    cockpit set true details #48499

    it is the P-47D-15 piloted by LT RE James c. hare "wabbit" the 65th fighter squadron of fighters 57th group, based on the highest airfield, Corsica (corcega for us), during the summer of 1944, or distinctive Nose art is a very striking staff the "Wicked Wabbit".

    Jim "Wabbit" hare, made ​​or formed part limited hunting missions, almost always close support operations terrestrials or recognition, July 7, 1944 during a dive bomber mission saw a ca.133 with German markings on the river Po, quickly shot, dropping him to be his last victory confirmed in the squadron, will do in its p-47d No. 44 looked different cartoons, one of a rabbit warrior each side of the cigar over a ring, was a picture of her younger sister jon in her honor, wabbit wicket in his name, on the side of the vertical tail estribor.también with hare when he became commander of the squadron

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    World War 2 Pictures in Color - WW2inColor.com

    my model:

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    That finish looks great Sergio, well done.

    Geo
     
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    Very cool Sergio!
     
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    Neat little build Sergio, like the soot on the shell ejectors and the rear cowling oil stains.
     
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    Definitly a nice finish Sergio ;)
     
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    Nice work Sergio!
     
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    Well done Sergio good looking aircraft.
     
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    Done a fine job Sergio!
     
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    She turned out great :)
     
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    thanks all, is very is very good to see how you like each job that I present, and receive good criticism is also justified provided that the goods, it helps a lot more.
     
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