Month – November 2016

Imperial Japanese Navy Katsuragi Aircraft Carrier page update

Katsuragi carrier performing transporting mission of Japanese soldiers betwen Solomon islands and Japan in 1946. Note the Hinomaru symbol on hull side.

Imperial Japanese Navy Katsuragi Aircraft Carrier page update     The Katsuragi Aircraft Carrier page has been posted . The Imperial Japanese Navy Katsuragi Aircraft Carrier be found here. The page is located in the Imperial Japanese Navy section, inside the Carriers of Imperial Japanese Navy subsection. The Katsuragi Aircraft Carrier page includes historical information, air wings/groups and technical […]

Imperial Japanese Navy Unryu Aircraft Carrier page update

Unryu Japanese Aircraft fleet carrier on training mission, summer 1944.

Imperial Japanese Navy Unryu Aircraft Carrier page update     The Unryu Aircraft Carrier page has been posted . The Imperial Japanese Navy Unryu  Aircraft Carrier be found here. The page is located in the Imperial Japanese Navy section, inside the Carriers of Imperial Japanese Navy subsection. The Unryu Aircraft Carrier page includes historical information, air wings/groups and technical […]

Imperial Japanese Navy Amagi Aircraft Carrier page update

Imperial Japanese Navy's aircraft carrier Amagi capsized after U.S. navy air raid, Kure, Japan, 1946

Imperial Japanese Navy Amagi Aircraft Carrier page update     The Amagi Aircraft Carrier page has been updated. The Imperial Japanese Navy Amagi Aircraft Carrier be found here. The page is located in the Imperial Japanese Navy section, inside the Carriers of Imperial Japanese Navy subsection. The Amagi Aircraft Carrier page includes historical information, air wings/groups and technical specifications […]

Top Pacific War WW2 Movies List

Top Pacific War WW2 Movies for sale: Imperial Japanese Navy battles Tora! Tora! Tora! (Two-Disc Collector’s Edition)   The history of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor is re-created from U.S. and Japanese viewpoints. Special Features: Commentary by director Richard Fleischer and Japanese film historian Stuart Galbraith IV Two historical documentaries “AMC Backstory: […]

Chennai Guided Destroyer Commissioned 2016 Indian Navy

  Chennai Guided Destroyer (INS Chennai D65)   The Chennai destroyer (INS D65) is the third ship of the Kolkata-class destroyers constructed by the Indian Navy as indigenous technology system. The destroyer is expected to have stealth capabilities and is classified as a Guided Missile Destroyer.  Since the Chennai was laid down in February 2006 (10 years ago), she has […]

Imperial Japanese Navy Taiho Aircraft Carrier page update

Imperial Japanese Navy Fleet Carrier Taiho in 1944.

Imperial Japanese Navy Taiho Aircraft Carrier page update     The Taiho Aircraft Carrier page has been updated. The Imperial Japanese Navy Taiho Aircraft Carrier be found here. The page is located in the Imperial Japanese Navy section, inside the Carriers of Imperial Japanese Navy subsection. The Taiho Aircraft Carrier page includes historical information, air wings/groups and technical […]

Russian Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov model kits

Admiral Kuznetsov model kit at 1/350 scale.

Admiral Kuznetsov model Russian Aircraft Carrier: Model kits and Photo-Etched super-detail components.     The Admiral Kuznetsov Russian carrier responded to different necessities in the Russian navy if compared to the American navy.Historically, the naval doctrine of the United States and the Soviet Union was very different. The main mission of Admiral Kuznetsov-class was to […]

Imperial Japanese Navy Seaplane Carriers at 1/700 scale

Imperial Japanese oiler Kamoi in 2016.

Imperial Japanese Navy Seaplane Carriers at 1/700 scale     The Imperial Japanese Navy was famous by their battleships, super-battleships such as Yamato and Musashi and fleet carriers such as Akagai, Kaga, Shokaku, Zuikaku, Hiryu and Soryu which led the Pearl Harbor attack on December 1941. However, the Imperial Japanese Navy also had many unique […]

Imperial Japanese Navy Aircrafts 1/700 scale

The Akagi fighter, bomber and torpedo squadrons color marks.

Imperial Japanese Navy Aircrafts 1/700 scale     The Imperial Japanese Navy Carriers and the embarked naval aircrafts were the best trained units when the Pacific War started. Here we collected all the available models for the Imperial Japanese Navy Aircrafts at 1/700 scale from Fujimi, Tamiya, Hasegawa and Pit-Road among others. Tamiya 1/700 Japanese […]

Tanks 1/144 scale models largest collection

M1A1 Abrams 1/144 scale

Tanks 1/144 scale models   Dragon has one of the most impressive collections for 1/144 tanks. I review some models of this collection in a previous post. However, and unfortunately, most of the dragons tank models are not available. But the good news is that other manufacturers are still producing models at this scale. F-toys […]

1:144 scale infantry and halftrack cars

German Halftracks at 1/144 scale.

1:144 scale infantry and half-track cars     I started my collection of 1/144 tanks, from different manufactures including dragon and world of tanks museum, but I always miss an important models for the diorama: Infantry units! Recently, it seems that new manufactures and providing these valuable units. In particular, Pegasus has produced a series […]