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Sunday, September 30, 2018

The "Big Three" at the Yalta Conference

The Yalta Conference, also known as the Crimea Conference and code-named the Argonaut Conference, held from 4 to 11 February 1945, was the World War II meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union for the purpose of discussing Germany and Europe's postwar reorganization. The three states were represented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Premier Joseph Stalin, respectively. The "Big Three" figures are produced by Durso in 1946.

The Mittlerer Minenwerfer in action

The 17 cm Mittlerer Minenwerfer (17 cm mMW) was a medium range mortar used by Germany in World War I. Its effective firing range was only 300m.  It fired 50 kilogram (110 lb) HE shells, which contained far more explosive filler than ordinary artillery shells of the same caliber. The Minewerfer is produced by Hausser in 30s. Soldiers are produced by Lineol and Elastolin (30s).

A German machine gun team is advancing to positions

This Lineol machine gun needs to move fast to positions...The machine gun seems to be MG 08 (Maschinengewehr 08). MG 08  was quite heavy machine gun - 69 kg (152.1 lb) with water . These MG team soldiers are made by Lineol and the ammo bearer is produced by Elastolin in 30s.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Two admirals ...

Two famous admirals met this evening in Dublin...William Brown (also known in Spanish as Guillermo Brown) (22 June 1777 – 3 March 1857), an Irish-born Argentine admiral, and Erich Raeder (24 April 1876 – 6 November 1960), a German Kriegsmarine admiral who played a major role in the naval history of World War II. The Erich Raeder  figure is produced by Lineol in 30s.

Belgium navy officers from Nazaire Beusaert

It seems that today is a Navy day. These brave Belgian navy officers  from Nazaire Beusaert were produced in 40s/50s. 

French naval force on parade

Today we have the French naval force on parade. These old composition figures are made by Belgian companies Durso and Nazaire Beusaert (NB) in 30s/50s.Durso French sailors are presented in blue winter and white summer uniforms. The cannons are made in Germany. Very nice toy soldiers !

Friday, September 28, 2018

Ragnarök - Then the Awful Fight Began ....

Vikings are defending fire against demons... Can vikings resist against the hell army ? Ragnarök  has been started..  Vikings are produced by Emhar (2000s) and Demons are from an unknown maker.


Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Brits took a secret German sushi mess by surprise ...

This night British paratroopers discovered the secret German sushi mess. Take no prisoners ! No sushi to be left to enemies ... British and German soldiers are made by Britains Deetail (70s/80s).

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Good Morning Britain ...

No battles today. It’s time for music. The Queen's guard soldiers are made by Britains in 60s/70s.They look really brave and nice.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

German field artillery team

This German field artillery team with the forward observer successfully deployed and camouflaged quite well. Feuer auf mein Kommando ! These soldiers are produced by Lineol and Elastolin in 30s.

Artillery maneuvers in an autumn forest

It's time to start artillery maneuvers to check readiness of our troops. German and Italian WW2 soldiers are made by Elastolin in 1930s. The Opel Kubelwagen and the cannon are produced by Tipp&Co in 30s as well.

German drummer cavalryman - Kesselpauker

One of my favorite Elastolin soldiers made in 1930s.  Such a powerful and an expressive figure.

Marching Belgian Naval Force

I really like this set of Belgian Naval Force marines made in 50s by Durso. Are they not wonderful ?

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Battle of El Alamein...

Tonight British infantry prevents prevents Rommel's soldiers from advancing further in Egypt.. The British 8th Army soldiers with a Vickers machine gun  are made by Britains Deetail (1970s/80s) and Germans are Britains Deetail recast by DSG (2000s). Photos are clickable.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Beginning of a long road ...

Today we are meeting with Lineol German Wehrmacht BMW R12  motorcyclists. Soldiers at the checkpoint  are produced by Lineol in 1930s as well.