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Art

Playing artist again

I bought a training course on architectural acquarel techniques, but figured I wanted to try it out on another pet subject: the LST325 in Evansville. Using a photo from Craig as model, I started on my first attempt. Got some

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Book Reviews

The D-Day Landings

By Philip Warner True, this is not a new book. It was first published back in 1980. But the time of writing makes it all the more interesting, because back in 1980 there were still many survivors of the Normandy

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Book Reviews

D-Day Cover-up at Pointe du Hoc

by Gary Sterne The History of the 2nd & 5th US Army Rangers, 1st May – 10th June 1944 This is a very special book. Actually it is part 2 in the series and I don’t have Part 1, but

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Book Reviews

The Americans on D-Day & in Normandy

By Brooke S. Blades – Images of War series This particular book in the Images of War series is by Brooke S. Blades and like all others in the series filled with photographs from wartime archives. I love the books

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Book Reviews

Book review – Code Name MULBERRY

Code Name Mulberry By Guy Hartcup I I’m a big fan of anything to do with the landing in Normandy back in 1944, and have read countless books about it. In particular the building and use of the Mulberry harbors

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3D Design

What happened these past 5 years !?

Where did the time go !?   Last weekend all of a sudden I got very sad and upset. Maybe we get more emotional when turning older, I don’t know. I’ll tell you the reason for it…. Some time ago

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Book Reviews

Book review Objective Saint-Lô

Objective Saint-Lô By Georges Bernage George Bernage has produced an excellent book with his Objective St-Lô. The book does not provide a fixed story-line as such, but is rather a collection of eye witness accounts of the heavy fighting that

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3D Design

LCA’s galore !

My little LCA (Landing Craft Assault) has finally made it into Flight Simulator X and is seen here beached on the sand of Courseulles-sur-Mer. It has been a long road to get her this far, using Trimble’s Sketchup, various texturing

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EuropeRides

Pegasus Bridge, Normandy

Pegasus Bridge, Normandy Part Three of our Normandy Trip Report….. One of the things I wanted to see this time ’round was the famous Pegasus Bridge in Bénouville, captured by Major John Howard and his paratroopers. This was one of

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