Infantry of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders take prisoners in the german border town of Kleve. The Second Battalion was ravaged by deaths and POWs taken in the Battle for Singapore in February of 1942, but reformed later that year and eventually fo[...]
On the 28th January, 1942, Robert Stanford-Tuck, one of the most celebrated RAF aces (29 kills to his credit and five ‘probables’) was shot down by anti-aircraft fire while on a ‘harassing’ mission over France. He had the bad luck (not the fir[...]
Merry Xmas! Well it's nearly Xmas anyway so I'll get it out the way...
This is my last build for the year, the Hobby Boss 1/48 A-10 Thunderbolt II. Or at least that's what it says on the box, the aeroplane goes by a few different nicknames I be[...]
On 28 November 1940, Wing Commander (he was the youngest flyer in the Luftwaffe to hold this rank) Helmut Wick of JG 2 went missing south off the coast of the Isle of Wight, South England. His body was never recovered and remains listed as mis[...]
Just finished her today. Love the marking on this one. Different then the typical ones you always see wi the big star and bars . I used the Kits world decals. Paints i use are Tamiya., AK extreme metal, MRP paint :)
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This Aircraft was the P-47D -2-re 42-75855 code 5F-A This aircraft was based at RAF Boxted Essex 1944
The physical rating was 4-F or 5-F, Any aircraft holding this rating was unfit for service . The letters WW
(War Weary).aircraft sat on t[...]
My first P47 1/48 with Brazilian Air Force WW2 colors. They engaged ground targets in Italy, in 1944/45. Based in Tarquinia, these birds were assigned to the First Brazilian Fighter Group, operating under US forces.
Finishing up another shelf of doom. The Kits World Decals are fantastic Wash and flat coat complete . Next to get the last of the parts painted . Going to try a little chipping on the wing area pilot & crew would walk on .
"One of the most unusual victory claims of any P-47 pilot was made by Colonel Joseph L Laughlin of the 379th FS, 362nd FG, when flew 'Five by five' from Etain, France, in March 1945. During an attack on Brest harbour in 1944 he evidently managed[...]
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