Maj. Richard I. Bong with 40 kills was America's Ace of aces. He was a actually a poor shot but he compensated with his flying skills. Bong flew his P-38 so close that it was almost impossible to miss. On Dec 12, 1944, Bong was awarded the Medal of Honor by Gen. Douglas MacArthur and married his sweetheart, Marge Vattendahl 5 days later. Sadly, he was killed while testing a new P-80 jet on 6 Aug. 1945.

Lockheed P-38J/L Lightning Maj. Richard I. Bong
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Lockheed P-38J/L Lightning Maj. Richard I. Bong

Code: RMX5479

$19.95

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Lockheed P-38J/L Lightning
Flown by Maj. Richard I. Bong 40 kills
W/detailed cockpit/pilot/weapons/optional parts
Plastic model kit.
Scale 1/48
Manufacturer: Revell Monogram