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Tango0111 Aug 2017 12:57 p.m. PST

Great!

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Personal logo Mserafin Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 2:08 p.m. PST

Is that a Japanese light cruiser in the 3rd picture?

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 3:21 p.m. PST

Looks like it.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 3:39 p.m. PST

you are right it should be

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KniazSuvorov11 Aug 2017 4:00 p.m. PST

Not only is it a Japanese cruiser, but it's anachronistic, too. Looks like the Nagara, but with her late-war AA suite, rather than her 1941 load out.

KniazSuvorov11 Aug 2017 4:01 p.m. PST

Love the diorama, though

Scafcom1 Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 10:37 p.m. PST

Pelias was my grandfather's ship. He was there on December 7th, but would not talk about that day for the most part.

Tango0112 Aug 2017 10:53 a.m. PST

Glad you like it my friend!. (smile)


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StarCruiser13 Aug 2017 7:41 a.m. PST

Yep – and there's what looks like a Tone class cruiser on Battleship row as well!?

codiver14 Aug 2017 5:30 a.m. PST

I thought "nice diorama" too, until I saw that it's at a museum. I guess I think a museum – even one in Arkansas :) – should have higher standards.

A couple of other notes:
The repair ship Vestal is missing.
Even though it's supposed to be "hours before the attack", what is apparently supposed to be USS Nevada has run aground stern first.

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