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Old 10-07-2018, 01:02 AM   #1
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4th Armored Division - Germany - March 1945




Elements of the 4th Armored Division, 25th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron arrive in a town square somewhere in Germany.


Resistance has been light.


The usual suspects confer over maps while others take the opportunity to have a cigarette.

They'll be on the road again in 30 minutes to the next town, and then the next town, and so on and so forth until the war is over.























































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Old 10-07-2018, 01:13 AM   #2
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Re: 4th Armored Division - Germany - March 1945

Photoshoot Credits:

Photos: me (Fred)

Figures: Fred and Josh (JOSH51st)

Jeep: Fred

Town: Cory (panzerallan) - commissioned from Bobby Dalto when he was still making custom dioramas in the first decade of the 21st century


A special thanks to Cory for having us over last weekend!


A few overview photos for those who can handle WWII in color:














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Old 10-07-2018, 07:28 AM   #3
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Re: 4th Armored Division - Germany - March 1945

Great setup and photos, congrats to you all.

Cheers,

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Old 10-07-2018, 10:28 AM   #4
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Re: 4th Armored Division - Germany - March 1945

Wow, thatls excellent! A good variety of buildings and street surface textures. Any ideawhere the streetlanterns came from? They are spot on in size and form.
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Old 10-07-2018, 11:52 AM   #5
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That background scenery really adds to the foreground diorama and provides great depth. Awesome, thanks for sharing. Steve
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Old 10-07-2018, 01:46 PM   #6
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Re: 4th Armored Division - Germany - March 1945

Really nice display. The buildings and background are so nicely done that they are best shown off in colour, that way you can really see the work that went into them.
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Old 10-07-2018, 05:10 PM   #7
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Re: 4th Armored Division - Germany - March 1945

Love the town makes me jealous and gives me some ideas for my Berlin scene that I'm building around a two story Wartime Structures two story ruins I've had for sixteen years.
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Totally awesome!!!
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Old 10-08-2018, 12:58 AM   #9
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Re: 4th Armored Division - Germany - March 1945

Thanks for the compliments, guys! We appreciate it!

The Dutchman - I'll ask Cory to see if he remembers where the street lamps are from and let you know.

Thanks again for the kind words!

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Old 10-08-2018, 04:45 AM   #10
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Absolutely the best dio I've seen so far!
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Old 10-11-2018, 01:13 PM   #11
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Re: 4th Armored Division - Germany - March 1945

Thanks, Bob! We really appreciate it!

The Dutchman - Cory said that Bobby Dalto (our friend who built the dio) acquired the street lamps somewhere and he doesn't know the source of them.

Thanks again for the compliments, guys!

We're glad you enjoyed the photos!

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The Dutchman - Cory said that Bobby Dalto (our friend who built the dio) acquired the street lamps somewhere and he doesn't know the source of them.
Pity, but thanks for checking with Cory!
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Old 10-14-2018, 04:24 PM   #14
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Re: 4th Armored Division - Germany - March 1945

You're quite welcome, The_Dutchman!

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Very nice!!

I agree with Pangaloss that colour pictures look best in this case.
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