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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 Engineers8 and were cut to pieces [...]

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 [...]

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