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D-Day Group Build – 1/48 AMT A-20G Havoc

by Jaime Carreon on July 17, 2014 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

This is the AMT 1/48 scale A-20G in the markings of the 646th Bomb Squadron, 410th Bomb Group, 9th Air Force based at Gosfield, UK during the Normandy invasion. Kit was built mostly OOB with the addition of the True […]

D-Day Group Build – 1/48 Wildcat V

by Rick Wilkes on July 6, 2014 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

Here we are a month after D-Day and I’ve called this one done. I must admit I’m unsure if this aircraft was used at Normandy or only at the invasion of Southern France (Operation Dragoon 15 August ’44), but be […]

D-Day plus 20 days. P-38J 55th FS, 20th FG

by Frank Cronin on June 26, 2014 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

P–38J, 42-67916 KI * S of the 55th Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Group, 8th AF. Kingscliffe UK. This Lightening, “California Cutie” was flown by 1st Lieutenant Richard O. Loehnert. I was unable to find any information on Loehnert in an […]

D-Day builds late to the party…

by Craig Abrahamson on June 8, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Although I didn’t finish my intended “group build” entry, but in keeping with the recent theme, I submit these older builds for your consideration.

D-Day aircraft

by Tom Cleaver on June 8, 2014 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

The Typhoon was done for the Group Build, the others are D-Day aircraft I’ve built over the years.

D-Day C-47 Skytrain

by Josh Patterson on June 6, 2014 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Well, it’s 9:15 p.m. Central and I just finished mowing my Dad’s yard. Now that work is over, I can contribute to the D-Day build. I know I said I could get this done in two weeks, and I probably […]

Airfix 1/72 Hawker Typhoon 1b

by AL HOFFMAN on June 6, 2014 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

It is still June 6th over here so here is my contribution. It is Mn317/ZYB of No. 247 (China British) Sqn., 124 Wing as of June 1944. Late in the build I convinced myself that it was a 3-blade prop […]

“THE YANKEE GUERRILLA” B-26C 1:72 Hasegawa kit [D-Day Group build]

by Jan Baranec on June 6, 2014 in Uncategorized -- 21 Comments

The original flight crew of , “THE YANKEE GUERRILLA” 134946 YA-L was headed by Lieutenant Homer Wentz. They flew the ship from the U.S. to Goose Bay, Labrador to Bluie West 1, Greenland to Keflavik, Iceland to Prestwick, Scotland – […]

Verlinden 120mm Waffen S.S… Hitlerjugend… [D Day group build]

by bob mack on June 6, 2014 in Uncategorized -- 17 Comments

12th ss panzer was formed in January 1943 when the commandant of the of the Hitler youth approached Himmler with the idea of a combat division made up of primarily 18 year olds formed from the ranks of the Hitler […]

Revell 1/72 “S” Boot (D-Day Group Build)

by Joe Caputo on June 6, 2014 in Ships -- 16 Comments

As previously stated, two different sources report: On the morning of 6 June 1944, D-Day, 31 battle ready S-boats were sent to attack the Allied fleet. Although several vessels were sunk, against such a mass of ships (4126 landing craft […]