Operation Torch, and the arrival of British and US troops on the French North-African coast in November 1942, was the invasion that established the basis for the Tunisian campaign; the defeat of Rommel; and ultimately the opening of a route to S[...]
"The beginning of the End."
Hitler's U-boats, who drove Winston Churchill into the corner, as the allied forces acquired Ennigma, embark on a journey of long defeat.
It meant Hitler's end.
I refer to the underwater explosion of the movie " U-[...]
I bought this kit a while back and it's been my stash for some time. Though I mainly build WW2 aircrafts, a little change is sometimes nice.
The model is of U318, which served with the 4th (training) 11th, 13th and 14th U-boat flotilla in the p[...]
Here is my first completion for 2016. It was built as a commission for a friend at work. You may recall a previous build I posted of another submarine I built, also for said same friend. A couple of pictures show the two of them[...]
Hi, something more simple modelling after Robs stellar diorama ( oh well )
Sometimes i finish something, this time a Type VIID mine layer submarine, started long time ago and recovered from the "project box" some weeks ago, why it went there, i [...]
My love for U-Boats started back in the early 70's when I first read Herbert Werner's "Iron Coffins".
I bought Revell's Type IX U-Boat as soon as it was out.
The build was pretty much straight forward. The size of the hull (42 inches long) is[...]
Built out of box. First time using salt treatment. The conning tower is insignia blue, ya, I couldn't belive it too but according to a couple of sites this was the color. Figures are from Czech Masters with some modification.
This is the fourth model I built, and after doing three aircraft, I was in the mood to do a warship. The big Revel 1/72 scale U-boat kit was fairly new at the time, and I was eager to see what I could do with it. The kit is absolutely fantastic.