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    Re: Charles Schulz's Remembrance of D-Day

    That scene was on my 2019 Peanuts Daily Desk Calendar and I had not seen it before. I actually got rather choked up when I first saw the scene. Snoopy frantically trying to get past the obstacles...
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    My Bookshelf D-Day Diorama

    Overall scene and detail:
    K&C's earlier series of this subject.
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    Charles Schulz's Remembrance of D-Day

    Charles Schulz (1922-2000) was drafted into the United States Army in 1943. He served as a staff sergeant with the 20th Armored Division in Europe during World War II, as a squad leader on a .50...
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    Re: The Night before D-Day

    A TRULY GREAT TRIBUTE :salute:::salute:::salute:::salute:::salute::

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    A Museum Quality Display.
  5. Re: My 1996 Doctoral Dissertation at Syracuse University

    John

    Hope you find it of interest. What I found was that these two musicals captured many aspects of Post WWII America and provided another way of looking at the period. My doctoral program at SU...
  6. Thread: Flight Plan

    by PolarBear
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    Flight Plan

    The Luftwaffe in North Africa
  7. My 1996 Doctoral Dissertation at Syracuse University

    I was born in 1945 and I believe there are a number of Treefrog Forum Members who were part of the Boomer Generation who might find my dissertation of interest. Those who remember the many Cowboy and...
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    Re: What else do you collect beside toy soldiers

    I became a fan of the Muppets in the 1970s when I was teaching Art History at the University of Hartford (Connecticut). One of the studio instructors there invited 2 of the main makers of the Muppets...
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    Re: The Egyptologists

    Thank you all for your likes:smile2:
    Randy
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    Re: The Egyptologists

    Thanks Robin. It was a fun series to collect for anyone who likes to do desert scenes:)
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    The Egyptologists

    Members of Napoleon's army in Egypt examine relics from the Ancient World with their guide Abdul
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    Re: What else do you collect beside toy soldiers

    Muppets and Classic characters from Children's literature.
  13. Latest additions to my Crimean War Regal Soldiers of the World Collection

    77th Regt. (3 sets Command, Standing, Kneeling). Super painting as always by Allan Farley:salute::

    The 77th fought during the 1850s in the Crimean War against Russian forces. They participated in...
  14. Re: New Releases for April 2019 - American Civil War

    FYI for 54th collectors

    Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America
    by Douglas R Egerton | Oct 31, 2016
    On sale at Amazon for $21.74 normally $35.OO
    An intimate,...
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    Re: Whiskey,Scalps,And Beaver Pelts

    Here are two more examples of the appearance of North American Mountain Men during the first half of the 19th C. Source book at bottom. A great resource on Clothing in the Wild West.
    Randy
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    Dead Gray Sands

    "Time and Tide Wait for No Man"
  17. Thread: Dropped Off

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    Re: Dropped Off

    The pilot and truck are both K&C items in my collection. The other items were already in the backdrop photo.
    I used photoshop to get the watercolor effect.
  18. Thread: Dropped Off

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    Dropped Off

    Flight Lt. Matthew Goode arrives for duty.

    Watercolor by Flying Officer Thomas Branson.
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    Re: Calling in Air support

    Brilliant:salute:: Like a page from Life Magazine
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    A Friend In Need

    A British Medic attends to a wounded colleague on Sword Beach during the D-Day Landings
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    Re: Fox On the Move

    Thank you all for your kind words and likes. I actually have a large collection of K&C matt soldiers. Among my favorite subjects have been the 8th Army and Afrika Korps and the Battle of the Bulge...
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    Fox On the Move

    Working out last minute details
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    Re: Ostfront 1944

    AWESOME:salute:::salute:::salute:::salute:::salute::
    You should publish a book of your photos!!!!!
  24. Re: New Releases for April 2019 - American Civil War

    The Saint-Gaudens Home and studio is here in New Hampshire.
    They have another copy of the Shaw Memorial on the grounds.
    Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park in Cornish, New Hampshire, preserves...
  25. Re: White Eye Liner on Faces of Drums Along Mohawk Figures

    Here is the New Hampshire 2nd Regt. Hope John will make some of these:smile2:


    Created with the 1st NH Regt. in the winter of 1776 and served until March 1782,
    when the New Hampshire line was...
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