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Representing reality in miniature.

Bloody Nose Ridge Peleliu

by Thomas Sweeney on November 1, 2015 in Diorama -- 4 Comments

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

by Tappie Scholtz on November 1, 2015 in Diorama -- 10 Comments

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…

by Thomas Sweeney on October 30, 2015 in Diorama -- 9 Comments

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

by Steven Bromley on October 28, 2015 in Diorama -- 5 Comments

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

by Thomas Sweeney on October 26, 2015 in Diorama -- 5 Comments

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

by Thomas Sweeney on October 25, 2015 in Diorama -- 5 Comments

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

by Thomas Sweeney on October 25, 2015 in Diorama -- 9 Comments

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!)))

by Maxim Bylkin on October 19, 2015 in Diorama -- 19 Comments

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.

by Paul Kirsopp on September 20, 2015 in Diorama -- 8 Comments

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 […]

“Shove Off!”

by Rob Pollock on September 16, 2015 in Diorama -- 33 Comments

This Pacific diorama has a similar theme to that of “All Washed-Up”, posted here a few weeks ago. The Zero used in the earlier piece was depicted as part-destroyed, and, having the ‘missing’ pieces still to hand, I incorporated them […]