Judged by some to have been “the best night fighter of the war,” the Uhu (“Eagle Owl”) incorporated everything the Germans had learned about aerial combat in the dark.
This set of photos may be taken as a companion to my earlier set of Spitfire shots, but here I use my newer airfield bases and sky background. (I take […]
Here we have an imagined 8th Air Force field with Academy’s “Special Nose Art Edition” B-17G Mount n Ride. The Quonset huts are by Italeri.
I have posted dioramas on this topic in the past (for instance here), but this summer I had a little time to spend on creating a couple of new boards to […]
This set of photographs was created in collaboration with the terrific 14-year-old Japanese boy who was our house guest this month. He came to us for an informal home stay arranged […]
First, I want to touch upon an issue I have never yet addressed on these pages, but which bears a word or two of acknowledgment. Since starting this blog a couple […]
In a previous post I shared a sampling of my Japanese kits in 1/72, in another some American examples, and in another some Soviet items. Here, in pictures that basically amount to single-vehicle portraits, are […]
These are much the same images as in my previous post, but in black and white. I like the photos in color. I like them in black and white. What to […]
I have always loved the look of the P-40, and not just because of the “shark’s mouth” it often seems to be sporting. The rounded edges of the tail and […]
I just finished building Academy’s 1/72 B-17G “Special Nose Art Edition” — after five months of work. It’s not that the finished model is so amazing down to every detail after […]