LST Off Cape Gloucester


An LST, crammed with men and material for the invasion of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, nears the Japanese-held shore. For a suggestion of the complexity of the Navy’s amphibious operations, see how many different articles you can identify on the deck. (Official U.S. Coast Guard Photograph.)

Source: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin, February 1944.


New Ace 1/72nd Kits

Two recent 1/72nd scale announcements by ACE Models covering the WWII era:

Medium Personnel Carrier Kfz. 16 WehrmachtKit #72259: Kfz. 16 Uniform Chassis Medium Personnel Carrier / Signals Car
Leichter Schutzenpanzerwagen Sdkfz. 250/1 NeuKit #72275: Sd.Kfz. 250/1 (neu) Leichter Schutzenpanzerwagen (le SPW)


Give Us More P-38’s

A U.S. Army WWII poster depicting the P-38 Lightning in action against Japanese Zeros in the Pacific.

Give Us More P-38s Poster