1:72 Scale     Length     Width
Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress     12.25"     17.25"
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt     6"     6.75"
North American P-51D Mustang     5.25"     6.25"

It was the largest air armada in the history of warfare. The heroic actions of the airmen who flew in the Mighty Eighth during World War II preserved freedom throughout the world and changed the course of history. This 3 piece set celebrating this legendary group of men and machines includes the B-17F, 'Miss Minookie' which flew with the 8th from 1942 until February 21st 1944 when it was shot down by fighters over Luechtreigen, Germany. Accompanying it are examples of the two celebrated fighters, the P-47D Thunderbolt 'Rozzie Geth II/Miss Fire' of Captain Frederick Christensen which flew with 62nd FS/56th FG based at Boxted in July 1944; the P-51D Mustang of 375th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group based at several airfields around the UK. The squadron received Mustangs while based Bottisham, Cambridgeshire in May 1944 before moving to Little Walden in Essex.

  • Item #: 46761
  • Manufacturer: CORGI
  • Manufacturer's Product Number: 99126
  • Condition: New

USAAF 8th Army Air Force, 3-Piece Set by Corgi

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