Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 of Obstlt Herbert Rollwage of 5./JG 53 in Sicily, Italy, July 1943. Fine Molds kit.
Herbert Rollwage opened his account on the opening day of Operation Barbarossa. By the time the Pik As Geschwader transferred to the Mediterranean Theater in December 1941 his score stood at 11. He was shot down and wounded on 10JUL43 over Sicily. He rejoined 5./JG 51 on Reich Defense duties in Austria in December 1943. He survived the war. Some sources credit him with 102 victories including 44 four-engined bombers, but other sources put his final score in the eighties.