Category Archives: History in 1/1 Scale

WEAPONS DETAIL Mk II HID (High Impact Dumb)

WEAPONS DETAIL Mk II HID (High Impact Dumb) This is getting silly. I don’t really know who’s dumber, the subject or the photographer.  I know what the photographer would say.  Don’t blame me. – Arthur There once was a wizzo who always … Continue reading

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Nike Missiles around Chicago

Nike Missile Sites in the Chicago Area by Norris Graser Mark Murray’s Nike Hercules model triggered a lot of discussion within the club as many of us older guys can recall the missile sites placed around the Chicagoland area. So … Continue reading

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The Story of Magic Stone 466

OCT 31, 2015: The Navy Cross was earned 50 years ago Here is the story of Magic Stone 466 Article by Don Jay Lieutenant Commander T. R. Powers in A-4E BuNo. 151173 side number AH 466 was shot down by … Continue reading

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Civil War Re-enactment Cannon Demo by the Tick

Civil War Re-enactment Cannon Demo by Norris Graser (the Tick) For five years, a civil war cannon reenactment has been presented at the school located across the street from where I live. I missed the first time around, but I … Continue reading

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Waukegan Hellcat Recovery

WAUKEGAN HELLCAT November 2009 Article and images by Lee Lygiros Friday after Thanksgiving a friend of mine sent me an e-mail of a Tribune article regarding a Hellcat that was being fished out of Lake Michigan. It had already been … Continue reading

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The Story of B-17G Screwball Express

SCREWBALL EXPRESS The story of “Screwball Express” and it’s crew was written by the original bombardier, Mr. Kenneth H. Cassens. The book “Screwball Express” was published by Turner Publishing Company in 1992. All material contained in this article was taken … Continue reading

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