Hubertus von Bonin claimed four victories with the Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War. At the beginning of the Second World War he was serving with JG 26, but spent the majority of the war in a variety of command positions with JG 52 and JG 54. He fought in the Battle of France, the Battle of Britain, and later in the East during Operation Barbarossa. On 15DEC43 he was shot down and killed by Soviet fighters east of Gorodok. He was credited with 77 aerial victories.
The model depicts Major von Bonin’s Fw 190A-5 during June 1943 at Dorpat, Estonia while he was serving as the Geschwaderkommodore of JG 54 “Grünherz”.