When I was in 4th grade, my grandfather, Lt. Col. A. Justin Williams, gave me a wonderful 25-volume history of the Second World War, The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of […]
My son previously posted his vision of the Italeri El Alamein Battle Set, in full battle mode. Here I have tried to create a more mundane scene around the station building, as well as a few shots of the British troops and vehicles that came in the set.
This is the second of these battle sets that my son and I have put together (the first one having been their El Alamein set), and we are liking them quite a bit.
Had fun making this one — though it was not a quick job by any means.
I have made this piece twice: once, when it was a Waterloo 1815 kit, and then again recently, when my son and I bought Italeri’s El Alamein Battle Set. The […]
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, A group of U.S. Army pilots were ordered by Jimmy Doolittle to preform a dangerous mission: Take off from a carrier in […]
This enjoyable kit represents a Messerschmitt that took part in the Battle of Britain from an aerodrome in Holland. I must say, I enjoy painting the German mottled camouflage, which […]
I acquired these WW2 cavalry figures over 20 years ago (undoubtedly at my old favorite hobby store, the long-defunct San Antonio Hobby Shop in Mountain View, California). To have finally finished this project after looking at the box for so many years is definitely satisfying.
Here we have made a replica of the El Alamein battle in 1/72 using Italeri’s El Alamein battle set. Not only did it come with models and buildings, but we […]
Our fascination with the Desert War continues here with a couple of different brands of this iconic British artillery piece. Once again, I found the Plastic Soldier Company’s 25-pdr box […]