Summer 2010 Group Build Under Construction Thread, "eternal war of the poor man" in Group Builds; let me start by saying, this has been very interesting. i do have a keen interest in the history of ...
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"eternal war of the poor man"
let me start by saying, this has been very interesting. i do have a keen interest in the history of ww2 but most of my knowledge is in the western battles by british and american forces. i started by looking at all my favourite films based on the eastern front (enemy at the gates, stalingrad and the iron cross). i then looked at my dvd, the attack on leningrad (which isn't the best of movies and is more about the stavation of the russian citizens) and thought i would like to know more about this long drawn out battle. so for my build i've decided to go for "the north siege of leningrad", near the start of the battle in the "northern end". where the wehrmacht forces and the finns used a three prong'd attack on the russian made border defense.
as i've said, i'm new to all this but i'm gonna throw myself in the deep end (thats a bad habit of mine) and i'm gonna try and do a 1/35 scale diorama. the scene being a small portion of the wide scale fighting across the cold wasteland. i've went for a KV-1 tank by trumpeter for the russians and a motar team by tamiya for the germans. the german motar teams uniform is standard so i'm gonna try and change them a bit and give a few of them camo covered hemets and maybe a camo poncho (or rain covers). then a rugged bumpy well shell'd base for the ground with some melting snow and burnt tree's. the mortar team will be surpised and overpowered by the on-coming tank and defeat looks immanent, try as they might that tank keeps coming.
Last edited by rogue-one; 01-07-2010 at 08:11.