Messerschmitt Bf109E-4, Wilhelm Balthasar, 1./JG.1, France 1940

Messerschmitt Bf109E-4, Wilhelm Balthasar, 1./JG.1, France 1940

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Messerschmitt Bf109E-4, Wilhelm Balthasar, 1./JG.1, France 1940

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Messerschmitt Bf 109E-4 Wilhelm Balthasar, 1./JG.1, France 1940


As the savage aerial fighting above the evacuation beaches of Dunkirk was taking a heavy toll on both sides, the airmen of Britain and Germany knew this was just a pre-curser of a more significant battle to come. Having lost valuable fighters during the Battle of France and Operation Dynamo, the RAF knew that they were facing a battle-hardened enemy, equipped with the most feared fighter aircraft in the world, the agile and heavily armed Messerschmitt Bf 109, which had ruthlessly cleared European skies of all opposition air forces sent against it.

Supremely confident and possessing much greater numbers, the fighter pilots of the Luftwaffe would be at a disadvantage for the first time, fighting against an organised RAF, equipped with excellent fighters of their own and having extremely well trained pilots. The Germans would also be fighting over enemy territory with the English Channel acting as a physical and psychological barrier during combat – if they were shot down, or suffered mechanical difficulties, their chances of getting back to France were now looking much less likely. Despite these new challenges, swarms of Messerschmitts crossed the Channel, determined to break the resolve of the Royal Air Force.

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y Technical Specification & Detail

  • Detailed Crew Figure(s) Detailed Crew Figure(s)
  • Optional Undercarriage Down Optional Undercarriage Down
  • Rotatable Propellers Rotatable Propellers
Dimensions 22 x 7.6 x 22
Scale 1:72
Limited Edition Yes
Limited Edition Size 1,000
Wingspan 137mm
Age Suitability 14+

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I have just received this model of the Messerschmitt bf109E-4 and I have to say it’s of outstanding quality superb detail you get two stands one being the cradle stand the other the general and in my opinion better stand it shows the plane off that bit better but nice to have the choice I have to say corgi have really raised the bar well done corgi and more please .

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