Limited Edition

Miss Fire/Rozzie Geth

56th Fighter Group

Both panel set signed by Col Fred Christensen




Born in Watertown, Mass. on October 17, 1921, Frederick J. Christensen, Jr. attended Boston University and MIT before enlisting in the USAAC. After completing flight training in December, 1942, he was assigned to the 62nd Squadron of the 56th Fighter Group and was in Europe by the Fall of 1943.

He scored his first victory in November, a twin-engine Me-110 over Papenburg. As the 56th FG was flying a lot of missions, his score mounted steadily: a Bf-109 on December 1, an Fw-190 in January 1944, another Fw-190 in February, and his fifth victory, making him an ace, was a Bf-109 on February 11. By mid-April, he had been credited with 14.5 kills and by wars end a total of 21.5 victories.

After the war, Christensen served with the Massachusetts Air National Guard and the US Air Force Reserve. He retired as a Colonel in 1970. His honors include the Silver Star, DFC with 6

This set consists of P-47 cowl and fuselage panels that are both signed by Christensen on November 12, 2001, with matching serials stamped into the aluminum. There are only 5 sets available.

COA and photo documentation included.

Cowl size; 20" x 30"

Fuselage size; 14.5" x 40.5"