The plane is built from a Top Flite 1/8th scale kit and
is finished to depict a P-47M-1-RE flown out of England by the 61st
Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group in March, 1945.
Source material for the paint scheme is a 5-view illustration and
photo in "Republic Thunderbolt" by Roger A. Freeman,
published in London, England by Dulcimus Books Ltd.