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Showing posts with label Kubelwagen. Show all posts
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Good morning with Elastolin Swiss Army !

Elastolin/Hausser Swiss Army collection (30s/40s)

Thursday, March 7, 2019

WW2 Kubelwagen (Horch 901) staff car with Wehrmacht officers

WW2 Kubelwagen staff car (Horch 901) with Wehrmacht officers. This Kubelwagen staff car was produced by Hausser/Elastolin in 30s. The soldiers are from different makers Lineol, Elastolin and Duscha.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Britains' toy catalogue/brochure 1976 (pdf)

Britains' toy catalogue/brochure 1976 in pdf. The catalog contains images of the famous Britains Deetail toy soldier series. Figures were generally produced in six different standing poses and represented various historical periods from medieval to the modern era including:

  • Knights and Turks
  • Waterloo
  • American Wild West - Cowboys and Indians, 7th Cavalry
  • American Civil War
  • African Desert - French Foreign Legion and Arab warriors
  • Military - WW2 British, American, German, Japanese.
  • Space

Please us the link below to download the catalog: 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

German Africa Corps (Museu Militar do Porto).

German Africa Corps was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North African Campaign of World War II. First sent as a holding force to shore up the Italian defense of their African colonies, the formation fought on in Africa, under various appellations, from March 1941 until its surrender in May 1943. The unit's best known commander was Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

Captured Film of Romel's Afrika Korps

Monday, January 28, 2019

Battle of Stalingrad : Last days of the 6th Army (Wehrmacht).

The 6th Army, a field-army unit of the German Wehrmacht during World War II (1939-1945), has become widely remembered for its destruction by the Red Army at the Battle of Stalingrad in the winter of 1942/43. The army surrendered between 31 January and 2 February 1943.German casualties are 147,200 killed and wounded and over 91,000 captured, the latter including 24 generals and 2,500 officers of lesser rank.Only 5,000 would return to Germany after the war.
My photos of Toy soldiers of San Diego, Britains and Airfix..

Friday, January 18, 2019

Have a nice weekend !

Marder III was the name for a series of World War II German tank destroyers. They mounted either Soviet 76.2 mm F-22 Model 1936 divisional field guns, or German 7.5 cm PaK 40, in an open-topped fighting compartment on top of the chassis of the Panzer 38(t). They offered little protection to the crew, but added significant firepower compared to contemporary German tanks. They were in production from 1942 to 1944 and served on all fronts until the end of the war, along with the similar Marder II.
This Marder III is produced by the 21st Century Toys. Soldiers are from Britains Deetail, Lineol, Elsastolin and Blue-box.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

A bridge too far ...

Operation Market Garden was an unsuccessful World War II military operation fought in the Netherlands from 17 to 25 September 1944, planned and predominantly led by the British Army. Its objective was a series of nine bridges that could have provided an Allied invasion route into Germany. The Allies had failed to cross the Rhine. The river remained a barrier to their advance into Germany until offensives at Remagen, Oppenheim, Rees and Wesel in March 1945. The failure of Operation Market Garden to form a foothold over the Rhine ended Allied expectations of finishing the war by Christmas 1944. A Bridge Too Far is a 1977 epic war film based on the 1974 book of the same name by Cornelius Ryan, adapted by William Goldman.

German soldiers at Arnhem

Battlefield S5/E5 -The Battle of Arnhem , Operation Market Garden

Saturday, September 22, 2018

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.