1/33 Junkers Ju-87B Oskar Dinort & Hans Rudel Paper Model
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Hans-Ulrich Rudel was a Stuka dive-bomber pilot during World War II and a member of the Nazi party. The most highly decorated German serviceman of the war, Rudel was one of only 27 military men to be awarded the Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds, and the only one to be awarded the Knight’s Cross with Golden Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds. Rudel flew 2,530 combat missions and successfully attacked many tanks, trains, ships, and other ground targets, claiming a total of 2,000 targets destroyed – including 800 vehicles, 519 tanks, 150 artillery guns, a destroyer, two cruisers, one Soviet battleship, 70 landing craft, 4 armored trains, several bridges and nine aircraft which he shot down.
Oskar Dinort was a German World War II Luftwaffe Stuka pilot and first Stuka pilot to be awarded the coveted Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves. Oskar Dinort volunteered for military service 1919 and joined the Freikorps der Gardekavallerie-Schützendivision and became a Fähnrich in the Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 2 in 1921. He was promoted to Leutnant in 1923 as well as an enthusiastic glider pilot. Promoted to Oberleutnant in 1928 he set a 14 hours and 43 minutes Gliding World Record. He won the Deutschlandflug in 1931 and also participated in the second FAI International Tourist Plane Contest Challenge 1930 (10th place). Dinort was transferred to the still secret Luftwaffe in 1934 where he was posted to the “Reklamestaffel Mitteldeutschland” (Advertisement Staffel). His next posting was Hauptmann in the Stab of I./JG 132 and Gruppenkommandeur of III./JG 134 until he was called into in Reichsluftfahrtministerium by Ernst Udet on 31 March 1935. Oskar Dinort sank three cruisers and eight destroyers in the WWII.
Model 11×2 Pages (2 pdf files), includes;
Photographic Cover Page,
7×2 Pages of Cardstock Parts
Degree of Difficulty: 5/5.