Museum of the Polish Army: Video Slideshow

Today’s video brings something for the aviation and armor fans – a slideshow of photos taken at the Museum of the Polish Army.  Video is courtesy of Robert Wlodarek.

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Experiences of a Russian Tanker in WWII

At our April IPMS Toronto meeting, we were lucky to experience a seminar presented by Serge Kaznadiy who spoke about his father, Ivan Kaznadiy.  Ivan was a machine-gunner in the Russian T-34 tank in 1943-45, then patrolled Austrian forests on a British Lend-lease Valentine tank in 1946, and was also a cockpit gunner in the Russian Petlyakov Pe-2 assault plane in 1947 in Northern Russia.

Below you can find Serge’s presentation in PDF format, containing a treasure trove of rare photos and notes of his father’s service.  Thank you again for a great presentation!

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Polish Aviation Museum in Łask

From our friends in Poland, come some excellent reference and walk around photos of a wide variety of aircraft on display at the aviation museum in Łask, also home to an annual model show and contest.

“The contents of the exhibition involve viewing military bases on terrain that contains planes and helicopters. The photos from the exhibition are a very good reference material, illustrating many details that can help construct models. The scale model exhibition contest in Łask invites everybody to visit the IPMS Warszawa website where you can view the remainder of pictures from the exhibition.  http://ipms-warszawa.pl/lask-2015/

Credits to Darek Trzeciak and Adam Grzymski for the photos.”

CityBird Boeing 737

Some interesting history and a build log in this article written by IPMS Toronto member AJ Forster as it appeared in our printed newsletter in July 2001.

Moving forward we will be reposting more of these old articles on our website to ensure that the valuable information contained within them will remain available to modelers around the world in the future.

 

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Japanese Tail Codes of WWII

For the WWII history and aircraft enthusiasts, please enjoy this article written by IPMS Toronto Vice President Harvey Low as it appeared in our printed newsletter in April 1998.

Moving forward we will be reposting more of these old articles on our website to ensure that the valuable information contained within them will remain available to modelers around the world in the future.

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