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E-100 What if … 1/72 Modelcollect

First attempt of "What if..." model kit. Just pure imagination.

On This Day…November 5th.

Gunner Kenneth Bratton being removed from the turret of his TBF Avenger aboard the USS Saratoga following a successful strike on Rabaul, 5 November 1943... With Armistice day almost upon us, this photo from Nov 5th , 1918 shows how the US Arm[...]

Progress Report

After a very long period of being dormant, I've actually made some progress. I have six models ready for the spray booth: 1/48 Tamiya Sherman: Great kit and easy build. Nothing bad to say. 1/48 Tamiya T-34/76: Ditto. Great kit and easy build. [...]

M3

US M3 White Scout Car used by Canadian troops. Any suggestions,comments questions are gladly accepted.

F/A-18C Dambuster ”Chippy Ho”

Kit from Hobby Boss in 1/48 the decals was horrible I painted the eagle with small brushes. First 1/48 scale model in my branch.

Bf-109 E4 Dragon 1/32

This model represents Franz von Wero's aircraft from the Battle of Britain. This model has bothered me a little. However, the result I think is to watch. Models and Wet Transferod from HGW were used on the model. the belts are a little bit harde[...]

Glenn Miller band’s first radio broadcast

On Tuesday, June 14, 1938, Glenn Miller and his Orchestra opened at the Paradise Restaurant at 1619 Broadway in New York City for two weeks. They shared the bill with Freddie Fisher’s Schnicklefritzers. Their first broadcast was the following [...]

One more Miller radio broadcast

Glenn Miller on the NBC Blue Network, 1939:

Some more music to model by

Another interesting radio recording of Glenn Miller. Pre-War - New Year's 1940. (Playing at the Cafe Rouge of the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City - "Pennsylvania-6-5000" was the phone number) I had the good fortune to meet Artie Shaw back[...]

More music to model by

Glenn Miller and the American Band of the Allied Supreme Command broadcast of July 23, 1944, guest singer British star Anne Shelton.