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@tsweeney Thomas Sweeney

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Former U/S. Marine
Retired executive chef
I normally do dioramas about U.S. Marine Corps Too lttle dioramas have been done about PTO, Korea and Vietnam. Now that i am retired can do this
I am married with 2 children and 4 Grand children

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U.S Marines Make Inchon Landing

The 1st and 5th Marine Regiments of the First Marine Division would spearhead the amphibious assault by navigating a narrow channel with swift currents while dodging islands and any remaining coastal defense battery sites. The amphibious assault[...]

U. S. Marines in Mangrove Swamp

I can hear Bernie now Not a Marine diorama Tom

Leaving the Chosin Reservoir

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 area. Over the next ten days the Marines, with air support from both the Navy and Ma[...]

Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero Fighter

This is my first attempt at a Japanese aircraft. This fighter belonged to 204 Fighter Group Rabaul 1943. I tried my best on the camouflage I hope you like it Tom

Long Range Desert Group (completed )

The Long Range Desert Group was a reconnaissance and raiding unit of the British Army during the Second World War. Originally called the Long Range Patrol ( LRP), the unit was founded in Egypt in June 1940 by Major Ralph A. Bagnold, acting under[...]

Long Range Desert Group

I haven't completed a background for this diorama yet All comments are weicomed Tom

Belleau Woods Corrected

Because of other Marines I have to correct my first diorama. They pointed out that there was no trenches but dugouts. no barber wire and no sandbags.After further resaurch I found this to be true. so there's the rremake Semper Fi Tom

Belleau Wood

At 04:00 on 11 June, Wise's men advanced through a thick morning mist towards Belleau Wood, supported by the 23rd and 77th companies of the 6th Machine Gun Battalion, and elements of the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Engineers[8](p17) and were cut to piece[...]

Bataan

The Battle of Bataan (7 January 9 April 1942) was a battle that represented the most intense phase of Imperial Japan'sinvasion of the Philippines during World War II. In January 1942, forces of the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy invaded Luzon a[...]

U. S. Marines defend Wake Island

Out numbered U. S. Marines put up a fierce battle on Wake Island Thanks for looking Semper Fi Tom