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Yep! My man's one of your worst nightmares if you're an enemy

My man's one of your worst nightmares if you're an enemy

Waffen SS watch their burning convoy following an attack by Allied fighters in northern France, summer 1944. The man in the rear seat of the Kubelwagen is still looking at the sky. Allied fighter were excellent at keeping the German army watchful at all times.

Nordfrankreich, Soldaten mit VW-Kübelwagen: Northern-France, 21 June Soldiers in a Kubelwagen look at a burning convoy. The soldier in the back seems to be on the lookout for allied airplanes.

WWI figures and dioramas in several different scales. Another Daily Dose for 04june2014 from the Michigan Toy Soldier & Figure Co.  www.michtoy.com

WWI figures and dioramas in several different scales. Another Daily Dose for…

Dorie Miller, hero of Pearl Harbor, receiving the Navy Cross from Chester Nimitz, May 27, 1942.

‘The Hero of Pearl Harbor’ Admiral Nimitz pins the Navy Cross on Doris ‘Dorie’ Miller, at ceremony on board warship in Pearl Harbor, May 1942

Hot and Sexy Moms

Hot and Sexy Moms - Roosterdog

On the 15th May 1943, a Waffen SS cavalry bataillon had 311 troopers in 4 companies, each with 9 LMG and 2 HMG (MG34 or MG42 on tripod). That should be some 75 men per company. Per company a squad with 2 HMG and 3 platoons of 3 squads each. 1 LMG per squad. 6-8 men per squad. Platoon leaders and most likely squad leaders armed with SMG.

On the 15th May 1943, a Waffen SS cavalry bataillon had 311 troopers in 4 companies, each with 9 LMG and 2 HMG (MG34 or MG42 on tripod). That should be some 75 men per company. Per company a squad with 2 HMG and 3 platoons of 3 squads each. 1 LMG per squad. 6-8 men per squad. Platoon leaders and most likely squad leaders armed with SMG.

The Corsair has always been popular with diorama builders and this is an excellent job.  I'd like to know what the scale is, though the detail on the metal strips in the carrier deck suggests 32nd scale.

The Corsair has always been popular with diorama builders and this is an excellent job. I'd like to know what the scale is, though the detail on the metal strips in the carrier deck suggests scale.

“ The various shades of field grey (feldgrau) German Army uniforms The early war years (top left) down to 1945 Note how the early field grey was more green and slightly bluish to the...

Apparently the manufacturers of these original wartime tunics never received their copy of the Fuhrer Befehl (order) that states all wool MUST be the same shade of fieldgrau.

WWII Propaganda Posters

Booby Trap, 1940 During World War II, blame generally shifted from men to women in public health posters. STDs were depicted as loose and seductive female villains.