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Crossing Over

by Rob Pollock on August 26, 2016 in Diorama -- 26 Comments

This is the companion piece to the recently posted “Last Orders” diorama. Again, it’s a Russian, winter-themed setting. The bridge figures are 1/35 resin offerings from Alpine and Stalingrad Miniatures. The German personnel are from styrene sets from Zvezda and […]

Last Orders

by Rob Pollock on August 4, 2016 in Diorama -- 26 Comments

This winter diorama is made using Miniart’s Russian Field Kitchen (Winter) set, Tamiya’s German Assault Infantry set (Winter), and Trumpeter’s Aerosan (posted recently in its own right during WiP stage). The Russian boy and Snowman are a new Stalingrad Miniatures […]

Dong Ba Tower

by Thomas Sweeney on July 28, 2016 in Diorama -- 3 Comments

This diorama depicts Delta 1/5 taking the Dong Ba Tower in Hue 1968 The tower had to be taken so the Marine could advance into The Citadel Thanks for looking Tom

Across the reef

by Thomas Sweeney on July 27, 2016 in Diorama -- 5 Comments

At dawn on 20 November 1943, U.S. marines launched an assault on Tarawa, a Japanese-held atoll in the British Protectorate of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands. The water in the lagoon was only 3 feet deep that morning, less than […]

Red Beach 1 Betio

by Thomas Sweeney on July 26, 2016 in Diorama -- 9 Comments

In November 1943 the 2nd US Marines Division landed on a small Betio island in the Tarawa atoll in the Pacific. The island, only a few square kilometers large, was defended by 4500 Japanese soldiers There were many things during […]

Frozen Chosin

by Thomas Sweeney on July 25, 2016 in Diorama -- 5 Comments

Gemtlemen This a depiction of a Marine unit fighting back the Red Chinese On 27th Nov. 50, thousands of Chinese troops swarmed over the frozen Yalu River, on the N. Korean/Chinese border, cutting off US Marines in the Chosin Reservoir […]

Grumman S2F Tracker + Crew

by Dirk Derks on May 14, 2016 in Diorama -- 12 Comments

The Grumman Tracker was very successful in service of the Royal Netherlands Navy. In total the Navy Air Arm received 45 Trackers. 28 US build S-2F and 17 Canadian (C)S-2F. The Canadian type was mostly used in the former Dutch […]

Join the Navy they said….!

by René Hieronymus on April 26, 2016 in Diorama -- 8 Comments

Here’s another little fun build of mine: The idea to this came up when my friends of the Austrian IPMS asked me to held a little lecture during the upcoming annual IPMS modelshow in Austria about how to model water. […]

Hijackers?

by René Hieronymus on April 23, 2016 in Diorama -- 16 Comments

Sikorsky HUS-1L, VX-6 BuNo.xxx657 King Pin II Scale 1:72 When I saw the decals sheet made by Max Decals I had to build this machine by using kit from Italeri. I used some PE parts from Eduard and scratch build […]

Remains of an empire

by René Hieronymus on April 22, 2016 in Diorama -- 11 Comments

Remains of an empire It depicts a Japanese transport ship (or what is left of it) beached at one of the many islands in the pacific. The crew of a US Navy DUKW is watching the whole scene in awe, […]