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Miniature Helmet Paperweights
Paperweights produced in cold-cast metal resin from individual sculptures and based on original surviving specimens of genuine helmets. Sold individually boxed with information insert. The mini helmets range from 3-4 inches in height and are produced and finished by hand, resulting in a quality steel finish, making these very collectable paperweights.
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|RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES|
|New victory claim added : Me109 ((second claim on this date)) claimed on 14th May 1942 by Squadron Leader A. R. H. Barton of No.126 Sqn RAF|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Blenheim V5826 : Aircrew updated, Airframe notes updated (added 07-04-1941 : Blenheim was badly shout about by Me 109s on its return to base. It was later deemed to be beyond economical repair.)|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Lieutenant Colonel Carl R Riggs : Squadrons updated (added 388th Fighter Squadron), Squadron service dates updated|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden X2899 : Airframe notes updated (added 06-04-1941 : Hampden was lost without trace after taking off from Scampton to lay mines off Brest.)|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Wellington T2703 : Airframe notes updated (added 31-03-1941 : Wellington was shot down by a night-fighter and crashed near a railway station in Haren-Ems in Germany.)|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden AD748 : Airframe notes updated (added 03-04-1941 : Hampden was laying mines off la Rochelle. On return, it crashed into high ground at Hangingstone Hill on Dartmoor.)|
|1st Lieutenant Matt Ruper added to aircrew database :|
Flying with the Hell Hawks from June 1944 to the end of the war he completed 106 combat missions including Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge and survived being shot down by ground fire during a low level strafing mission.
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Lieutenant Colonel Archie F Maltbie : Squadrons updated (added 388th Fighter Squadron), Squadron service dates updated|
|Colonel Herbert L Prevost added to aircrew database :|
Joining the Hell Hawks in June 1944 he flew operations on D-Day and over Normandy, once managing to return his P-47 after striking his propeller on the ground whilst strafing a train. He was awarded the DFC for helping destroy seven tanks, three armored vehicles and five trucks at Weyerbusch in March 1945.
|325th Bomb Squadron added to the squadrons database.|
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