Maj. Thomas McGuire was the #2 USAAF air ace who shot down 38 Japanese planes during the Second World War. On Jan. 7, 1945 while searching the Philippine sky for three more Japanese planes, he was shot down and killed in his P-38 Lightning, 'Pudgy V'. McGuire was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his flying achievements.
Lockheed P-38H Lightning - McGuire
Lockheed P-38H Lightning - Major Thomas McGuire
431 FS, 475th FG USAAF, New Guinea 1943, 347th FG Guadalcanal
Plastic model kit.
Manufacturer: Airfix Models