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#1 garrettbragg12

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Posted 05 January 2020 - 05:28 PM

Thanks to a forum member I finally picked up an authentic WWII tanker helmet. I wanted a fun way to display it so I put together a 1/32 diorama and thought yâall might enjoy it! Itâs a combination of FOV and 21st Century figures and armor. The book is signed by the author and veteran Clarence Smoyer. d3df916e25f0b53bc0365d173b11ec33.jpgf269f5226ca7a87d5f1db0f59d341480.jpg1bf62b9dcf09a994cc8af1dee2c74f97.jpg482cce7e62ff1e27bed1a6c8f5e02c7d.jpgfbdb0ffe431f57476602077f1dd0b82f.jpg

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#2 sundance

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Posted 05 January 2020 - 06:12 PM

Very nice. I've got to find that book.



#3 otter42

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Posted 05 January 2020 - 06:38 PM

It is a great read!

#4 M24 Chaffee

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Posted 06 January 2020 - 05:32 AM

Very nice display! I enjoy tanker stuff!

 

Frank



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Posted 06 January 2020 - 07:05 AM

Great display.



#6 Garandomatic

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Posted 06 January 2020 - 08:06 AM

Best book I've read in years...

And a nice display!

#7 garrettbragg12

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Posted 06 January 2020 - 08:50 AM

Thanks for comments guys!

Spearhead was hands down one of the best WWII tanker books I’ve read to date. I’ve read it twice. The fact that both the American Vet and German Vet were able to meet due to it is such an awesome moment in history.

#8 Proud Kraut

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Posted 06 January 2020 - 11:42 AM

I like the mixed displasy with models and "real stuff" very much. Excellent painting of the figures and the Shermans! Very well done!



#9 Navybean

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Posted 06 January 2020 - 07:16 PM

I just finished “spreadhead” excellent book easy read and very enjoyable. The story of the Panther kill in Koln and the two crew that abandoned the panther tank before they engaged the Pershing was different from other stories I had read concerning the incident.
Great book and nice display. Thanks for sharing .

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Posted 06 January 2020 - 07:40 PM

Nifty



#11 tsaguy007

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Posted 06 January 2020 - 08:43 PM

Great work



#12 ArtyScout

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Posted 07 January 2020 - 10:44 PM

Very creative way of displaying the tank helmet. The tanks and figures look very good and the book is an excellent added touch.

 

Semper Fi.

 

Manny



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Posted 08 January 2020 - 10:20 AM

I just finished “spreadhead” excellent book easy read and very enjoyable. The story of the Panther kill in Koln and the two crew that abandoned the panther tank before they engaged the Pershing was different from other stories I had read concerning the incident.
Great book and nice display. Thanks for sharing .

 

I thought the two crew members that abandoned their tank were in the Mark IV that Clarence shot the building down on, not the Panther.
 



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Posted 10 January 2020 - 01:31 AM

Very nice display, set`s the helmet real good in view.



#15 Joe55

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 05:08 PM

That Tanker helmet has its place of honor there.  Well done Sir!

 

Joe



#16 garrettbragg12

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 05:50 PM

Thanks a ton guys, I had a fun time putting it together!

#17 Old Marine

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 06:14 PM

Nice display.  



#18 P-40Warhawk

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 07:38 PM

Great display. It's important to put the items into context so everyone can learn, and you did a great job of that. 




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