Tagged: WWII

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History of the bazooka

Immediately recognizable due to its name and appearance, the bazooka is one of the most iconic weapons of all time. Developed in the early 20th Century, it first saw widespread use during World War II. The development of the bazooka entailed two separate technologies: rocketry and shaped-charge warheads. Like many...

N&B Volume 35 Cover 1

Nuts & Bolts Volume 35: Büssing’s schwere Pz.Spähwagen Part 1: schw. Pz.Spähwagen (Sd.Kfz. 231) (8-Rad) & schw. Pz.Spähwagen(fu) (Sd.Kfz 232) (8-Rad)

The latest title from the Nuts & Bolts team is part one of the Pz.Spähwagen series. Although I have other great reference works such as the Panzer Tracts for scale plans and production information, this is still a worthy addition to the library. Since the title’s target group includes modelers,...

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Airfix 1/72 Amphibian Buffalo

The Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT) was a class of amphibious vehicles introduced by the United States Navy, Marine Corps and Army during World War II. Originally intended solely as cargo carriers for ship to shore operations, they rapidly evolved into assault troop and fire support vehicles as well. The LVT...

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Hasegawa 1/48 Nakajima Ki-II 43 OSCAR

To spice up my collection of 1/48 WWII Japanese aircraft, I decided to add the Nakajima / Hayabusa Ki-II 43 from Hasegawa Models. Went to my local hobby shop for some supplies but this model caught my attention. Later at a home I discovered that I’ve got it for a...

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