Thursday, September 30, 2021

Foot Amazons

Dark Alliance Amazons set 1.
1/72nd scale plastic figures.
Nicely sculpted, no flash.
They stand up well.
Wonder Woman was from Paradise Island and was one of these women.

 These will be part of my super heroes project.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021



Mounted Amazons set 2 by Dark Alliance.
My plan is to use them for Paradise Island Amazons along with my Wonder Woman super heroes.
The group.
Pretty lively horse riders.
Not much flash.  1/72nd scale soft plastic.
Horse are large and stand up well.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Amazon Not the On Line Retailer

Mounted Amazons set 2 by Dark Alliance.
Soft plastic figures in 1/72nd scale.
Two of the poses are actually dismounted.
As you may have suspected these are all female warriors.
Most of them are mounted on horses.
I plan to use them on my Wonder Woman Paradise Island scenarios.

Monday, September 27, 2021

M3 Lee / Grant Tank Series in Soft Metal

This is the M3 Lee tank.
The US Army used the M3, M3A1, M3A2, M3A3, M3A4, M3A5 and M3A6 tanks in WWII, and the M3 Grant.
This model by Revieresco and several other kits them make can be combined to make at least 20 different sub-versions of those tanks.

 This particular one is actually the welded hull version with gasoline engine.  There is a also a diesel engine version.  They used three different guns, different ventilators, and different side door configurations, and much more.

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Mars US Army Paratroopers

More Mars Paratroopers.
They might work well as Vietnamese, or perhaps Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force troops.
But of course the weapons are still underscale.
I will probably put them with my Airfix US Army Paratroopers.
These should fit okay with them.
Nice figures though, no flash, good poses and I like the bazooka team.

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Little Green Men from Mars

Mars US Army WWII Paratroopers.
They claim they are 1/72nd scale.
But they are more like the Airfix US Army Paratroopers.
So more like 1/76th scale.
Noticeably smaller than the Imex Easy Co.
Which is too bad because they are excellent figures.

Friday, September 24, 2021

More From Orion

Dog handler.  Cut the leash and he is just a running guy.
Dogs, I like dogs in sets.
Plain clothes officer. Would work for VS and many other organizations, even city police.
Another plain clothes officer, love the action pose.
Running man.

Running with submachine gun.
Final undercover pose.  I think this is a great set with well sculpted figures.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

More Orion Figures

Orion set of anti-resistance set.  Man with his hands up.
The gorget on the chest indicates military police.
My plan is to get several sets of these guys and make them regular military police for army, navy, and air force troops.
Each division would have military police to handle prisoners of war, and to provide traffic direction and
law enforcement for the troops.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

German Police

Odemars German Anti-Resistance Troops, 1/72nd scale plastic.
While the box illustration may indicate a rather grim duty for these troops they are actually much better than the box would indicate.
Most of these figures are WWII German military police.  Every division had military police and there were even military police at corps and army level. 
Several of them are in plain clothing and could be civilian police, Gestapo, spies, resistance fighters, and any number of other people, even Volksstrum troops.
This man carries a traffic wand, it's used for directing traffic, usually held by the vertical handle with the disc upright.  These troops would work for Army, SS, Luftwaffe, and Navy.  They would be found on any major military installation and in all large cities.  A very useful set.