Selected WW2 70th Anniversaries this month:
Between 2009 and 2015, I have set myself a general modelling theme based on selected 70th Anniversaries from WW2.
In Europe,Allied forces are closing in on Gemrany. In the Far East, US forces seek
suitable bases to launch a full-
3 February 1945 – US & Phillipines forces enter Manilla and begin street to street fighting.
4 Feb – Belgium is now fully liberated.
13/14 Feb – The city of Dresden is totally destroyed by RAF fire bombing.
19 Feb – US Forces land on Iwo Jima and begin 5 weeks of intense combat.
24 Feb – over 9,000 Allied bombers attack Germany in a single raid.
28 Feb – Manilla is now back in Allied hands.
Polish Air Force -
The appearance of two Polish Airforce SU-
Background Image: B-
This is the well regarded Italeri kit, which is actually made by Bilek in the Czech Republic. On first look I was a little disappointed by the soft detail and rough “pebbly” plastic surface, but the kit fits well and the end effect looks good.
Markings are from the kit (two Russian examples are offerred as alternatives) but I have modified the colour scheme slightly to reflect the aircraft displaying at Fairford last year.
Have a look at my "Friends and Allies” pages for more NATO Aircraft models