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.
A couple of summers ago I pulled together a diorama project I had been contemplating for some time. Over the past year I had completed a number of new US […]
This is the British companion piece to my previous American airborne post. The inspiration here was once again A Bridge Too Far, especially the loading-up scenes on the tarmacs in England. […]
This past summer I re-watched The Longest Day and A Bridge Too Far and launched myself into an airborne-themed jag that has included transport planes, gliders, vehicles, figures and a new, larger […]