The models in the 1/72-scale War Bird Collection by Tamiya are some of my favorite models to build. I find the quality to be excellent, and I appreciate the optimal […]
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.
IMAGES OF WAR: THE FALL OF BERLIN is a richly detailed photographic record of the German military in 1945.
Various models, including “Monty’s Caravan,” showing Montgomery and Eisenhower in conference, in a ruined streets diorama. See my recent Panther collection for more in this setup…
Tucker-Jones, Anthony. The Panther Tank: Hitler’s T-34 Killer. Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Military, 2016. Illustrations by David Lee Hemingway.
Of course it’s a photographic illusion, but for the planes I have that never got their wheels, I think this method puts them in the best light I can hope to manage!
The oldest of these, from Airfix kits, date from the ’70s. When I was 10, 11 and 12 years old, my friends and I had “wars” with our model collections. […]