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Amazing dioramas of Midway battle

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Think I’ve seen those before; but yes; very neat stuff.

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Number 32 of 33, The small ship moving towards the Yorktown is the USS Vireo a Lapwing class minesweeper that was re-classed as a tug that got seven, yes seven battle stars as a non-combat ship. There is an old thread on her that sadly does not have the pictures anymore because they were on Photobucket. The detail in those dioramas is simply amazing.

 

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2 hours ago, iDuckman said:

@Dr_Dirt found this web site.  It contains photos of a series of very realistic dioramas produced for Life magazine with the help of the US Navy to illustrate what happened at the Battle of Midway.  WoW!

https://www.flightjournal.com/belle-geddes/

 

Thank you .

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