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Douglas C-47 Skytrain - "Band of Brothers" - Signed 1/62 Scale Model

C-47 Super Fortress Enola Gay Signed by Major Theodore Dutch Van Kirk, Navigator and Morris Dick Jeppson, Assistant Weaponeer
Douglas - C-47 Skytrain "Band of Brothers" - 1/62 Scale
This high quality replica is handcrafted from mahogany and comes with a wooden base.
This high quality replica is handcrafted from mahogany and comes with a wooden base. Model comes with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Signed by William "Wild Bill" Guarnere. Includes flak damage & weathered effects.
Certificate of Authenticity included.
Price: $299.00
$23.92 s/h in continental US
Scale: 1/62
Elite Skywarrior
DESKTOP Mahogany Airplane Model


Length: 13"   W/S: 18"
$299.00 plus $23.92 s/h (US only)

Elite Skywarrior
Mahogany Wood Display Base
With Brass Nameplate

This high quality replica is handcrafted from mahogany and comes with a wooden base. Dimensions are 12"(L) X 10"(H) X 18"(Wingspan) The C-47, the military version of the DC-3, is still in use today, and is one of the most influential aircraft in history. This "Band of Brothers" C-47 is signed by William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the original 140 members of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. William Guarnere joined Easy Company to fight in WW II. He made his first combat jump on D-Day as part of the Allied Invasion of France. Guarnere earned the nickname "Wild Bill" and lived up to it; he was terror on the battlefield and had a reckless attitude towards the Germans. In his recent autobiography entitled Beyond Band of Brothers; Memoirs of Major Richard Winters, Richard Winters refers to two men in Easy Company as being "natural killers": Ronald Spiers and Bill Guarnere. When making those statements about both men, Winters says it in a way that reflects respect, not in a negative manner. Guarnere received the Silver Star for combat during the Brecourt manner Assault on D-Day, and was later decorated with two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts, making him one of the only two Easy Company members (the other being Lynn Compton) to be awarded the Silver Star throughout the duration of the war while a member of Easy.

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