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After the allies broke out of Normandy and moved west to Germany, the French were left with the responsibility of driving the rest of the Germans out of France. Among the French Air Force units supporting the French army was Armee de l'Air d'Liberation Groupe de Chasse-Bombardement 1/18 "Vendee," equipped with 16 A-24Bs. The group provided effective close air support to the Maquis in the plateau region of southwestern France, and undertook bombing missions against the Germans at Bordeaux. My aircraft represents a plane from the unit.
Special thanks to Larry (CSMO) for pointing out my plane was missing the exhaust stubs. I made some from scrap sprue. One other important note if you build this version...the tail flash is backwards. Blue should be first! That was pointed out to me after I posted my finished build.
Thanks for looking,