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Leyte Gulf; the Orphans of the USS Princeton.

This is my first attempt at a diorama and it's been a steep learning curve. I wanted to create a scene that captured something of the spirit of the carrier groups that fought so bravely such a long way from home in the Pacific. The 'Work In P[...]

Tribute to the Princeton and the men and Hellcats of VF 27

The USS Princeton (CVL-23) was lost on October 24th, 1944 at the battle of Leyte Gulf, after a single bomb hit the aft elevator and several 'locked and loaded' Avengers. Eight F6F's from Fighting 27 were on patrol and engaged around 80 Japanese [...]