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September 27, 2019

Badass

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Again making the point that there are so many WWII stories that aren’t widely known, here is another one. What brave women.

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September 26, 2019

So much history

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:54 pm
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There is so much WWII history that I have never heard of.  Here is a small example.

September 23, 2019

Socialist revolution

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:19 pm
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in the United States.  Well, it was in 1917.  An interesting tidbit from history.

September 14, 2019

Inch is killing it

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:12 pm
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Go to his blog, every day.

September 11, 2019

In memory

Filed under: General — dknights @ 7:25 pm
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An important story of this day.

I love it when a plan comes together

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 4:25 pm
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I’ve blogged this before here.  However, now that Special Hobby has released the Delta on floats, I can start one of my “before I die” builds.  The story of the aircraft in question is here.

September 10, 2019

Neat websites

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 1:48 pm
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Courtesy of Jim “Cranky Canuck” Bates, here are two websites with extensive photos of two Japanese war museums, Yushukan – Tokyo War Museum and Kawaguchiko Aviation Hall (Zero Fighter Museum – Harada Collection).  Thanks for the pointers Jim.

August 21, 2019

A funny story

Filed under: General — dknights @ 12:01 pm
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I had never heard of this one.  ESPN does some incredibly good reporting sometimes.

August 20, 2019

V-2 tail art

Filed under: Modeling,Technology — dknights @ 11:56 am
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I have a keen interest in the V-2.  While looking at the comments on a post on Jeff “Inch High” Groves blog, I came across this fascinating blog post.  I never knew.  What a great piece of research.  Definitely want to keep this in mind.

July 18, 2019

USS Marblehead

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 3:30 am
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An amazing WWII story.

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