This is the diorama inspired by my completion of early-war French tanks and a couple of new farmhouses…
Once I had broken through my reluctance with these kits, I found them rather enjoyable to build.
11th Armoured Division, Summer 1944, by Revell
M4 Mid-Production Variant by Trumpeter
Kits included: Airfix 1/76 Churchill Crocodile, Churchill Mk VII, and British Infantry; Revell 1/76 Dingo from “Monty’s Caravan”; Matchbox 1/76 Churchill AVRE; RPM 1/72 Staghound II. See the color set […]
Here is a fresh Normandy-ish diorama that incorporates several different vehicle types, chiefly Airfix’s 1/76 Churchill variants (Crocodile flamethrower and Mark VII), with Airfix’s new WWII British infantry.
Like his earlier numbers in the Tank Craft series from Pen & Sword, Dennis Oliver’s recent volume on the Churchill tank offers the same satisfying blend of design thinking, specific unit campaign histories, beautiful illustrations, and detailed photographs, along with a modeling product survey and review for the most dedicated of hobbyists.
Over the years I have come to have a handful of Churchill tanks. I must confess, I have not generally enjoyed building them (the enclosed tracks and wheels are challenging […]
This rich volume, handsomely rounded out by a considerable gallery of unique photographs, immerses the reader in the life and ways of an RAF bomber base during the Second World War.
The last time I had a Lancaster was in the 1970s, so this beautiful aircraft had been on my wishlist for grown-up modeling for a long time.