Henri Nagel

Henri Nagel

Henri Nagel
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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.

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

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.

German tank crewman working on a Panzer IV. He is giving his comrade's cigarette a light in this pic....

German tank crewman working on a Panzer IV. He is giving his comrade's cigarette a light in this pic. Note that Zimmeritt has been applied to all of the schurzen, or skirt armor, even the turret schurzen.