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 […]
Can you spot the difference between the two variants?
The Swordfish, known by its affectionate crews as the “String Bag,” did a lot of significant damage for an aircraft that was obsolescent even before the War began, with historic […]
Raise your hand if you like Grumman’s iconic design for a torpedo bomber! (Me too.)
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 decided to try this Chinese maker of inexpensive model vehicles with this A13 kit. Their catalogue seems to include a number of early-war vehicles that are, if not exactly […]
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 […]