Article Directory: Diorama

Representing reality in miniature.

Soviet Aerosan diorama

I got a commission from a military magazine to build a diorama with three different Aerosans. The deadline was short, I started the build last Tuesday and finished it yesterday with one day to spare… Phew! The kits are from […]

Bloody Nose Ridge Peleliu

The 1st Marines had taken on one of the roughest assignments ever given to a Marine regiment, conducting one of the most fiercely aggressive fights ever waged against an equally determined and savage adversary. They had destroyed over 145 Japanese […]

Porky’s last ride – 1/35 scale diorama

I just wanted to share this diorama with everyone. It is set “somewhere” in France in 1944. A local cafe was komandeerd as a field HQ. Running out of army rations Private Hans kidnapped Porky to add to the potato […]

The Tet Offensive was a series of surprise…

The Tet Offensive was a series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong (rebel forces sponsored by North Vietnam) and North Vietnamese forces, on scores of cities, towns, and hamlets throughout South Vietnam. It was considered to be a turning point […]

Smolensk 1941 diorama

High fello plastic bashers lol. I picked this mirage diorama kit whilst in America and now I’m home I’ve begun building it. The kit is made by Mirage hobbies and this case depicts a scene from the battle for Smolensk […]

U.S. Marine Stretcher Team on Iwo Jima

This is a small diorama depicting a Navy Corpsman with fellow Marines carrying a wounded man. The Corpsmen risked their lives going for the wounded. The Japanese said that if they killed a corpsman 10 Marines would die. This is […]

No Atheists in Fox Holes

Since this is he 70th anniversary of the flag raising on Iwo Jima. I thought I’d do this diorama Fr. Charles F. Suver, S.J. “The Jesuit of Iwo Jima” Fr. Charles F. Suver, S.J. “Mass at Iwo Jima” Jesuit Father […]

Leaving Sugar Loaf

Sugar Loaf Hill was a small, insignificant-looking mound, barely 50 feet high and about 300 yards long, situated on the southern end of Okinawa. It was part of a triangle of strongpoints set up by the Japanese defenders designed to […]

Dioramas. Attention – the 43rd scale!)))

Hello! This time, I want to present the work of another of my friend. He’s a big fan of 43rd scale! Enjoy watching!

Desert wreck.

Hi all. Here’s a recent build of mine, it’s a Chevrolet gun tractor in 1:35 scale. It was a couple of firsts for me, first time with the rust and faded markings. The rust I found looking around a model […]