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parttimegamer05 Apr 2020 11:00 a.m. PST

I've been working on painting up some armies (Fallschirmjager, Gerbirgsjager; opposed by British, Kiwis and some Aussies) and making the terrain for a "Battle for Crete" game of Iron Cross.

Due to the enforced isolation, progress has been rapid! I've posted up some progress shots on my blog over at: link

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The thing I worked on this weekend was making some olive trees, which appear in several of the photos in this post. I will write up a how-to guide now that I've figured out the best way of making them.

Hope you enjoy! ;-)

pzivh43 Supporting Member of TMP05 Apr 2020 11:32 a.m. PST

Nice looking stuff! Good to see people are working during these trying times!

Berzerker7305 Apr 2020 12:57 p.m. PST

Very nice work!

Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP05 Apr 2020 2:33 p.m. PST

WOW !!!! thumbs up

Disco Joe05 Apr 2020 2:37 p.m. PST

Looks great.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2020 9:15 a.m. PST

I love early war armor. Nice job.

andypierucci06 May 2020 9:05 p.m. PST

Love it!

C M DODSON17 May 2020 4:43 a.m. PST

Fantastic stuff indeed and the glider is lovely.

Not sure about the anti tank if it's a 6pdr?

They appeared I believe in 1942.

Keep up the good work.

Best wishes,

Chris

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2020 9:16 a.m. PST

Twice I have stayed at the hotel at the end of the old runway. Neither wife knew why I had chosen this God forsaken spot at Maleme, but I walked that hill many times and thought about decades earlier. It is more built up now but still….

These glider guys are lucky. They came down in one piece. I often think of those hanging from silk, seeing a bunch of Kiwis with fixed bayonets to greet them (who had no choice but to kill them outright).

parttimegamer24 May 2020 4:51 a.m. PST

@deadhead – lol

I'm little more brazen with the missus: "We're going to drive up this dirt track so that I can take some photos of those stone walls that I saw on the other side of the valley, so that I can model them when we get home"! She just rolls her eyes.

P.S. I wrote up the how-to on how I created the olive trees for anyone who is interested. TMP link

tom dulski31 Oct 2021 4:23 p.m. PST

cool blog

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