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A TBD-1 Devastator of Torpedo Squadron Six (operating from the Enterprise) drops a Mark 13 torpedo during exercises in the Pacific, October 20. General McCarthy arrives at Red Beach, Leyte, October 20, 1944. Historians are divided over the [...]
The USS Ticonderoga leaving San Diego for Vietnam on this day in in 1966. While in Vietnam the Ticonderoga launched 11,650 combat missions. She was awarded her second Navy Unit Commendation for services in that conflict. A year earlier, in [...]
The photo below captures the launch of the USS Princeton on October 18th, 1942. Originally laid down as a Cleaveland-class Light Cruiser with the name 'Tallahassee' she was reclassified as an Independence-class Light Aircraft Carrier and give[...]
Once again it is time for our monthly retrospective - a look back at some of the notable articles posted at this site during September. After the usual summer lull, we all went back to our workbenches - and this brought 131 new entries adorning[...]
The Enterprise arriving in New York City on October 17, 1945. She had just returned from Pearl to the US mainland with almost 1,500 servicemen for discharge, and was in the Big Apple for the upcoming Navy Day celebrations. It is very hard to im[...]
One cannot help but notice a trend in the scale modelling world: Whatever your area of interest is, chances are there are certain gaps in the lineup of available kits (unless, of course, you are into German WWII armor). These gaps are here for y[...]
Coming in 2019...
A preview of Copper State Models’ new 1/32 Nieuport, together with a selection French figures. They state they hope to have all available at atelford in November. ————- Stop Press! This just in...
Finally! A new tool Spitfire XIV!
On November 4th, 2012, the first article was posted by a member of our community - and quite fittingly for the iModeler logo, it was an article about the Spitfire. Fast forward to today, we just reached our 8,000th article. There is so much on[...]