This site is created for collectors of mainly composition vintage toy soldiers produced by great toy makers of the past: Elastolin, Hausser, Lineol, Durso, Kienel, Starlux, Leyla, Schusso, Armee, Trico, Duro, Durolin, NB, Triumph, GJ and many others.

Toy soldiers and real battles: WW1: US Navy Landing Force

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

WW1: US Navy Landing Force

During World War I Marines served as a part of the American Expeditionary Force under General Pershing when America entered into the war on 6 April 1917.  During the war, the Marines, fighting on the Western Front in France, fought at the battle at Belleau Wood in mid-1918.
The photographed toy soldiers are produced by German makers - Lineol and Elastolin (late 20s, early 30s).

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