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The Dutch batalion in Korea 1951

Posted by paul haring on 06 Feb 2021, 15:56

During the war in Korea a dutch batalion also participated in the Allied forces.
They were part of the 38th regiment of the 2nd ( Indianhead) division op the 8th army.
The scene I created is a moment in the battle of Hoengseon, were they tried to withold the Chinese forces ( while the Americans retreated)
I used Airfix multiposeparts for a start, then a lot of Magic-Sculpt. The dio is made on an old lid of a jar. For snow I use a kind of powder peaple have to use when they suffer from obstipation ( Macrogol) I think is=ts sort of Magnesium.I grind it to a superfine powder.
You can read more about this conversion on my blog
https://dutchuniformsinminiature.blogspot.com

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paul haring  Netherlands
 
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Posted by Peter on 06 Feb 2021, 17:41

Fantastic work Paul! You're an artist! :thumbup:
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Posted by Pocho Azul on 06 Feb 2021, 19:18

Lovely conversion! And the troops should have very reliable bowel movements too!
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Posted by panzerman825 on 02 Mar 2021, 07:59

Marvelous Korean War vignette. Stellar job converting the old Airfix multi pose figures. The real standout is the sculpting of the parka jackets. Bravo!!!
Bill
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Posted by C M Dodson on 02 Mar 2021, 09:26

Very nice and very different.

They seem to exude the cold of that miserable war’s winters.

Best wishes,

Chris
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