1/48 Eduard Bf 109F-4/B, W. Nr. 7629, flown by Oblt. Frank Liesendahl, 10. (Jabo)/JG 2, France, June 1942.
During late 1941, the Luftwaffe considered renewing bombing of Great Britain and coastal shipping. Every fighter unit that fought against Great Britain was asked to single out one Staffel for this purpose. The 10. (Jabo) Staffel played this role within JG 2. Under command of Oblt. Frank Liesendahl this Staffel sank 20 vessels (total tonnage 630.000 BRT) over a four month period. He was killed attacking cargo vessels near Brixham on July 17, 1942, posthumously promoted to Hauptmann and awarded the Knight´s Cross. Liesendahl´s personal mount wore a standard day fighter camouflage consisting of RLM 74/75/76.