A superb metal casting by Poste Militaire of the famous WWII RAF Fighter Ace “Sailor Malan.  A 90mm kit Painted in oils – Note: I added the Stove & kettle from my own “spares” box and the wooden floor is rendered from stained/sainted strips of balsa wood!  Full details on “Sailor” in the Wiki links below:

Adolph Gysbert Malan DSO & Bar DFC (24 March 1910 – 17 September 1963), better known as Sailor Malan, was a famed South African World War II RAF fighter pilot who led No. 74 Squadron RAF during the height of the Battle of Britain. Under his leadership the 74 became one of the RAF’s best units. Malan was scored 27 kills, seven shared destroyed, three probably destroyed and 16 damaged.[1]

Malan survived the war – to become involved in the anti-apartheid movement in his country.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *