Revell Messerschmitt Me 262A-1a of Hans Waldmann in 1/72 Scale

Messerschmitt Me 262A-1a of Hans Waldmann, 3. / JG 7, Kaltenkirchen, Germany, March 1945.  Revell of Germany kit.

Hans Peter Waldmann scored the majority of his 134 victories flying the Bf 109 with JG 52 on the Eastern Front.  In early July 1944 Waldmann and the rest of 4./JG 52 had been transferred to the West in Defence of the Reich, flying with II./JG 3 over the Invasion front.  He flew Jabo missions along with fighter sweeps, adding seven American and RAF aircraft to his score.  In November II./JG 3 was retrained to fly the Me 262 and became I./JG 7.  Waldmann claimed two Mustangs on the Me 262.  On 18MAR45 JG 7 was ordered to intercept American bombers raiding Germany despite heavy cloud cover.  Waldmann collided with one of his wingmen in the clouds and was killed.

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