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160,000 photos from Finland during WWII
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If you’re interested in poring over 160,000 images (like the one above) from Finland during WWII, check this link. Free to use, these images give a unique view of WWII from the frozen north. Photo courtesy SA-Kuva.  

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M42 ‘Duster’ Armored Anti-Aircraft Vehicle
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This gallery contains 27 photos.

My recent visit to the ‘Americans in Wartime’ Museum’s Open House (aka ‘The Tank Farm’ Open House) provided a chance to get some unusual armor subjects ‘on film’.  This is my collection of images of the M42 “Duster” armored AA … Full Article→

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2012 Americans In Wartime Museum Open House
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Each year, the Americans In Wartime Museum holds an open house event at their restoration facility near Nokesville, VA.  This venue serves as a patriotic showcase for the efforts of the Museum and private citizens who seek to preserve the … Full Article→

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Best Bang for your Buck? – 1:48 P-61 Update Sets
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I’ve recently stumbled across yet another P-61 ‘Black Widow’ resin update set other than the True Details set I purchased a couple of months ago.  Obtaining copies of Mark Buchler’s Model Shack (now Flightline Engineering as of June 2016) set … Full Article→

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Screamin’ Demons Part 1: Decal Sheet review
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1:48 Scale F3H-2/ F3H-2M ‘Demon’ by Furball Aero Designs Order through eBay:  http://stores.ebay.com/Furball-Aero-Design/ Screamin’ Demons Part 1 (48-001)  $20, free shipping in US (incl. APO/FPO), $6 shipping OCONUS Sometimes, you come across something on the internet and find out you … Full Article→

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USS Aries PHM-5 (Pegasus Class hydrofoil) Walkaround
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The Aries is currently being restored.  I took these photo’s while on-board the USS Jesse L. Brown (FF-1089) in 1989.  Good Times!

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Model Master WWII German Panzer Colors
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UPDATE 2 June 2014: The below listing shows the MM paints originally available but several that are now no longer offered have “OOP” (for ‘out-of-production’) annotated. Additions to current listing are marked “NEW”: Afrika Braun ’42 Afrika Dunkelgrau ’42 Afrika … Full Article→

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P-51 Mustang Image Archive
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This gallery contains 23 photos.

Archive of P-51 images gleaned from the web as examples of what is available to the researcher.  (If you are the owner of any of these images and would like to have them properly credited (or removed) from this site, … Full Article→

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Russian Type 941 (Akula), Nato Reporting Name: “Typhoon” Class Submarine Research File
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A collection of archived images useful when building a ‘Typhoon’ model. (If you are the owner of any of these images and wish to have credit or have them removed from this posting, please contact the site Admin: webmaster@hamptonroadsscalemodelers.com)

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Project 877 Paltus (Halibut), NATO Reporting Name: “Kilo” Soviet SS Submarine Research File
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This gallery contains 24 photos.

A collection of archived images useful when building a ‘Kilo’ model. (If you are the owner of any of these images and wish to have credit or have them removed from this posting, please contact the site Admin: webmaster@hamptonroadsscalemodelers.com)

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