The D-Day Database at iModeler

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Tamiya’s Churchill Crocodile

Added to my 1/48 scale armor collection is this Churchill Crocodile. Another awesome little kit from Tamiya. Painted with Tamiya acrylics and weathered with various AK washes, pencils and powders. The figure was painted with Abteilung 502 [...]

D-Day flashback

Several years ago, there was a D-Day group build here on iModeler. My submission was an AMT 1/47 A-20G, representing an airplane assigned to the 646th Bomb Squadron, 410th Bomb Group, 9th Air Force. I felt it was appropriate to post this [...]

Eduard Tempest Mk.V Dual Combo, 1/48.

Recently I've decided to improve my photography and buy a lightbox, today it arrived! So as I showcase my previous builds this is the first one with some shiny now photos. Eduard's Tempest Mk.V... An interesting kit to say the least, this [...]

Every landing is a crash landing! Airspeed Horsa Mk.I, Operation Tonga, 6. June 1944

Although the Airspeed Horsa is a well-known aircraft and can also claim to be one of the icons of the Allied landings in Normandy on 6 June 1944, I did not realise until this project what a gripping story(s) and most remarkable technology [...]

1/48th Hawker Tempest Mk. V, by Eduard

Hi all. I've just finished up the very nice 1/48th Eduard Tempest. This there series two boxing that corrected the short comings of the main gear. I've added some extra resin into it by way of the spinner, exhausts, controls surfaces (sans [...]

Hawker Typhoon 1B – Hasegawa 1/48

Here is my build of the Hasegawa 1/48 scale Hawker Typhoon 1B. This is a great kit, even with nothing added. I used aftermarket decals for an aircraft of 137 Squadron RAF, June 1944 operating over Normandy. I also went with the Eduard [...]

Airfix Douglas C-47 Skytrain

This is the new mold Airfix C-47A in 1/72 scale. It is a fine kit in all respects, it builds up quickly and with no surprises. The interior is perfectly adequate, very little can be seen in any case and I would advise against adding [...]

Priller’s Würger…D-Day, 6 Jun 1944

Eduard 1/48 Fw 190 A-8 (old mold). I first saw “The Longest Day” as a 14-year-old airplane nut when the movie first came out in 1962. The scene showing Pips Priller’s D-Day strafing run on SWORD Beach has stayed with me since. In [...]

D-Day Spifire Mk.IXc (Late Version) in 1/48 by Eduard

Because who doesn't love a Spitfire? As always, a really lovely kit from Eduard's ProfiPack 1/48 scale warbird series. I figured it had been too long since I made a good old Spitfire and had never done one with invasion stripes so chose [...]