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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian17 Jun 2021 8:31 p.m. PST

Heinz "Pritzl" Bär was one of the "old hares" of the Luftwaffe, flying from the beginning of the war until the end. He fought in all the major battles of the Luftwaffe – France, the Battle of Britain, the invasion of the Soviet Union, North Africa, and the Defense of the Reich. He was credited with 220 victories (with several others going unrecognized). These included 124 victories against the Western Allies, and was the second-highest scoring jet Experten with 16. He flew more than 1,000 missions. He was himself shot down eighteen times and wounded three, but always made it back to German lines. He did have an insubordinate streak which sometimes put him in disfavor with his superiors, including Hermann Göring…

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Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP18 Jun 2021 6:57 a.m. PST

Wow! With the sunlight, and the backdrop, along with the quality of the models, I had to blow them up to be certain they were models! Thought maybe he was doing some PhotoShop magic… That is really impressive workmanship! Cheers!

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP18 Jun 2021 10:34 a.m. PST

Beautiful model painting.

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP20 Jun 2021 11:44 a.m. PST

Fantastic work, gotta love what I call the shark in the sky!

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