1/48 Eduard, Bf 109F-4, W. Nr. 7183, flown by Hptm. Hans ‘Assi’ Hahn, III./JG 2, St. Pol, France, .October 13, 1941.
Hans Hahn commanded 4./JG 2 from December, 1939 and led III./JG 2 from October 29, 1940. Note the fifty kill marks on the rudder – these are related to his service on the Western Front. Hahn added the fiftieth kill to his tally on October 13, 1941 shooting down a Spitfire near Boulogne. He destroyed 66 enemy aircraft in the West. In late 1942 ‘Assi’ Hahn moved to the East and commanded II./JG 54 from November 1, 1942 till February 21, 1943, when he was downed and captured by the Russians. He spent many years in captivity and returned back to Germany in 1950. Hahn´s total score stands at 108 kills. The rooster head was the crest of III./JG 2, based on Hahn´s family name.