Research: Pz.Kl.Z. Rutscher

Sometimes a kit manufacturer comes up with something entirely new (to me). The case in point is the Panzerkleinzerstörer 'Rutscher', a small tank destroyer with two recoilless guns as it's main armament. Development started in 1943 but the project was halted in favor of the more traditional Panzerjäger 38(t) 'Hetzer' based on the chassis of the … Continue reading Research: Pz.Kl.Z. Rutscher

Research: 2/Lt. Albert A. Albino

8th Air Force, 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron Why him? 2/Lt. Albert A. Albino was a bit of a mystery to me for a few years. When I used to visit the town of Hoogeveen, The Netherlands at least a few times each month for work, and there was this large column standing next … Continue reading Research: 2/Lt. Albert A. Albino