Fine Molds Messerschmitt Bf 109G-2(Trop) of Feldwebel Ernst-Wilhelm Reinert in 1/72 Scale

This is the Messerschmitt Bf 109G-2(Trop) of Feldwebel Ernst-Wilhelm Reinert of 4. / JG77 at Castell Benito, Libya, JAN 1943.  The model was constructed from the Fine Molds kit.

Ernst-Wilhelm Reinert was one of the Luftwaffe’s leading Experten, scoring a total of 174 victories.  He was unusual as he began the war as an enlisted man, rising through the ranks to finish as a Hauptmann (Captain) and was training on Me 262 jets with I. Gruppe of Jagdgeschwader 7 as the war ended.  He fought on the Eastern Front, North Africa, the Italian Front, and in Defense of the Reich.

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