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Graywolf
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Izmir, Turkey / Türkçe
Joined: December 01, 2001
KitMaker: 6,390 posts
Armorama: 1,835 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 01:41 PM UTC
101st Airborne diorama from Siege of Bastogne,1944 by Giang Xuan Le.

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Vicious
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: September 04, 2015
KitMaker: 1,122 posts
Armorama: 832 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 03:29 PM UTC
WoW...very nice job!
b17-peter
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Hessen, Germany
Joined: January 09, 2013
KitMaker: 401 posts
Armorama: 32 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 05:41 PM UTC
Very impressive and moving, well done!
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Gauteng, South Africa
Joined: July 03, 2014
KitMaker: 56 posts
Armorama: 53 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 05:49 PM UTC
Stunning bit of work. Manages to capture the emotion of the scene in a rare example of true modelling art. Sir, I dip my hat too you
Grauwolf
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Quebec, Canada
Joined: September 14, 2005
KitMaker: 2,163 posts
Armorama: 539 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 06:46 PM UTC
The sad reality of war.

That being said, this is one of the best diorama that I have seen in a long time!

Exceptional painting and weathering and story telling, all in
a small space.

Cheers,
Joe

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Florida, United States
Joined: November 23, 2012
KitMaker: 886 posts
Armorama: 863 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 07:37 PM UTC
My God man...this piece needs to be in a museum!
NoTime
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United States
Joined: August 30, 2008
KitMaker: 23 posts
Armorama: 17 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 07:45 PM UTC
I can only repeat what's been said above. Superb concept and execution, deeply moving depiction of the reality of war.
timcc2008
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United States
Joined: May 12, 2010
KitMaker: 97 posts
Armorama: 93 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 07:46 PM UTC
Visually stunning. Outstanding weathering. Small scene, huge story.
justsendit
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Colorado, United States
Joined: February 24, 2014
KitMaker: 2,632 posts
Armorama: 2,156 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 08:23 PM UTC
Outstanding work and thoughtful title. This is one of the best compositions I’ve seen.

—mike
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: March 30, 2012
KitMaker: 40 posts
Armorama: 34 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 09:37 PM UTC
This is one of the best dioramas I have ever seen. I'm sure they'd want to display this in a place of honor at Fort Campbell.
deathdork
Joined: March 26, 2007
KitMaker: 211 posts
Armorama: 199 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 09:55 PM UTC
Masterpiece!
clovis899
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California, United States
Joined: May 05, 2002
KitMaker: 693 posts
Armorama: 534 posts
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:10 PM UTC
You Sir, are a master at your craft.
obg153
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Texas, United States
Joined: April 07, 2009
KitMaker: 742 posts
Armorama: 728 posts
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 12:37 AM UTC
Superb concept & realization!! One thing that struck me was the stoic looks of anger & confusion on the faces of the other troopers like you'd see in countless war movies."What for?",, "Why him?",, "Why not me?" Stunning scene!!
chazman
Joined: October 24, 2005
KitMaker: 70 posts
Armorama: 67 posts
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 02:51 AM UTC
I saw this one on FB a couple of weeks ago. Stirring scene, gets you in the gut.. Great work!
ColinEdm
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ARMORAMA
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Alberta, Canada
Joined: October 15, 2013
KitMaker: 1,055 posts
Armorama: 1,037 posts
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 03:34 AM UTC
Amazing work, incredible pathos. Well done.
Ironmike
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California, United States
Joined: March 28, 2006
KitMaker: 287 posts
Armorama: 270 posts
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 04:00 AM UTC
Stunning. One of the finest I have seen in years. Outstanding. Ironmike
Taeuss
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Manitoba, Canada
Joined: January 03, 2016
KitMaker: 1,783 posts
Armorama: 1,778 posts
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 04:21 AM UTC
Wow! That's powerful!
HansBouwmeester
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Drenthe, Netherlands
Joined: March 30, 2015
KitMaker: 281 posts
Armorama: 278 posts
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 04:50 PM UTC
This is a work of art that should, at least, get 55.000+ views and 256+ positive comments.....
ReconTL3-1
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Texas, United States
Joined: June 07, 2006
KitMaker: 648 posts
Armorama: 610 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 02, 2017 - 01:21 AM UTC
Outstanding work of art! Excellent in every way from composition, painting, skin tones, facial expressions...Wow!
Bjreg3
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United States
Joined: February 08, 2015
KitMaker: 76 posts
Armorama: 51 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 02, 2017 - 08:40 PM UTC
Stunning, absolutely breath taking! Very nicely done! In fact, best I've seen in a long while!
leffegnu
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Sweden
Joined: January 04, 2016
KitMaker: 23 posts
Armorama: 23 posts
Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017 - 02:20 PM UTC
Top notch!
sgtreef
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Oklahoma, United States
Joined: March 01, 2002
KitMaker: 5,855 posts
Armorama: 4,220 posts
Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017 - 07:09 PM UTC
A very telling scene indeed.
Great job,can
feel the cold.
samkidd
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Alaska, United States
Joined: January 06, 2006
KitMaker: 513 posts
Armorama: 434 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 07:24 AM UTC
That is some truly amazing work. So often we see great works here that show amazing scenes and technical prowess. However, it is rare to see a diorama that genuinely invokes emotion the way this one does. It is easy to feel the gravity of the scene in this work. Excellent work. Truly amazing.


Jim
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New Jersey, United States
Joined: January 09, 2008
KitMaker: 9,746 posts
Armorama: 7,507 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 08:48 PM UTC
Excellent color modulation in the uniforms, and truly original poses.
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Slovakia
Joined: October 15, 2010
KitMaker: 720 posts
Armorama: 225 posts
Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 01:24 AM UTC
Wonderfull work. One of the best dios I have seen recently. If I may give a word of advise thou I would not use green colour for US webbing, green webbing didnt occure untill after the war.