The swan song of actual airborne assaults by German parachute units was the Pyrrhic conquest of Crete: objectives were taken and the island fell, but at a horrific cost to the Fallschirmjäger. From then on, German airborne troops continued throughout the war to serve on the Mediterranean and Western fronts as elite ground forces but rarely if ever in parachute assaults.
The propeller-driven Type 2 Ka-Mi armored fighting vehicle floated with the help of two large pontoon attachments, one on the front and one on the back. When the amphibious […]
So here we feature our newest ship, Heian Maru, an ocean liner converted to wartime service.
Along with the RAF’s Typhoon fighter-bomber, the wide-ranging P-47 was the scourge of enemy aircraft, infrastructure and vehicles.
Most airplane enthusiasts admire the Corsair to this day. My ’70s gang and I practically worshiped it.
Kit by Hobby Boss.
The “Zeke” models pictured here are actually based on the aircraft in The Eternal Zero. Tamiya came out with a version of the A6M5 with decals to match the squadron shown in the film.
A very nice recent addition to the Airfix product catalog, shown here with my Academy B-17G.
New Panther tanks with accompanying infantry.
Here I revisit an old model I first built in the 1970s, posed with some of the accessories I have lately completed for such Luftwaffe projects.