The Churchill Carpet-Layer in 1:76 scale by Geoffrey W. Futter IN THE spring of 1944, during the planning of the projected assault by the Allied Forces on the Normandy beaches, which took place on the 6th June of that year, it was found by reconnaissance that patches of soft clay existed on parts of the […]
Pill Box Warfare in the Siegfried Line The commanders of four U. S. rifle companies which have been in contact with the enemy in the Siegfried Line have furnished valuable information about the resistance. offered by German pillboxes, and have submitted comments regarding the vulnerability as well as the capabilities, of ‘these . fortifications. The […]
Night-Driving Equipment for German Vehicles The following U.S. military report on night-driving lights and equipment for German vehicles is taken from Tactical and Technical Trends, No. 9, Oct. 8, 1942. “Further details are now available on the operation of the special night-driving equipment with which German military vehicles are equipped and which was briefly described in Tactical and Technical Trends, […]
The model set in a winter scene (Courtesy of Photoshop) Soviet Juggernaut on Rails HobbyBoss Soviet Draisine ‘Krasnaja Zvezda’ by Mark Bannerman ABOVE: HobbyBoss‘s release of a Soviet Draisine ‘Krasnaja Zvezda’ (kit number 82912) in 1/72 scale. Background A draisine is a light auxiliary rail wagon equipped to transport crew and material necessary for the […]
David kicks off … I built my pair of “light VTs” straight out of the box in a matter of hours, with out any problems. Assembly is simple and very positive, thanks to several good location blocks. The only area which you might find a little trying cleaning up the beautifully delicate tracks. I added […]
Geoffrey Futter presents: The Sherman Crab Mine Clearing tank.
Review of the latest addition to the Nuts and Bolts stable
Büssing’s Schwerer Wehrmachtschlepper (sWS), armoured and unarmoured variants.