Here we have several recent additions to our collection: the SdKfz 263 (which my son and I have dubbed “the ugliest armored car”) by Roden; the SdKfz 231 and 232 […]
A nifty aircraft with notable STOL characteristics, the Storch gained some fame as Rommel’s scout aircraft, and as the getaway vehicle in Otto Skorzeny’s mission to fetch Mussolini from his […]
I like many of the subjects I can find in the UM Models catalogue, but for clean parts, clear instructions and ease of construction, I must say it’s not my […]
During the pandemic I have been building a lot of models with my son, but I have not been posting — with a young family and teacher’s job, I haven’t […]
If you want to immerse yourself in the building of a particular model aircraft, a book from the “Flight Craft” series could make the perfect companion for your project. Like […]
This post has a new destroyer in it, Z38 (Zerstörer 1936 Narvik Klasse). This post also has our Bismarck battleship in it. One of my favorite ships is the Prinz […]
The kit featured here, Airfix’s excellent new-tool Stuka in desert camouflage, was most enjoyable to build.
These behemoths are sort of known as the “Edsel” of German tank production, and a good example of what many have called German “over-engineering.”
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.
Like its many popular cousins in the Images of War series, The Eighth Army in North Africa uses page after page of photographs, primarily, to retell the story of a famous campaign from […]