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Old 07-23-2007, 06:47 PM   #1
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Ox&Bucks, nearly Pegasus Bridge, June 1944

Ox&Bucks, Normandy, Nearly Pegasus Bridge, June 1944

Extract from Pegasus Bridge by Stephen E. Ambrose. ISBN 84-96364-51-8

Pag.50 -...

"...Towards evening the men got into trucks to drive to their gliders. They were a fearsome sight. They each had a rifle, sten gun, or a Bren gun, six to nine grenades, four Bren gun magazines. Some had mortars, one in each platoon had a wireless set strapped to his chest. They had all used black cork or burnt coke to blacken their faces. (one of the two black men in the company looked at Parr when Parr handed him some cork and said, 'I don't think I'll bother'.)....."

One of this men some hours after....

Figure: Roscoe
Hands: Harry Collins aka Soldat 3
Uniform : Harry Collins
Denison: CH Roy Urquhart
Boots: DML
Beret: OSU (sorry, actually in british berets OSU 1-DML 0 :icon_roll )
Webbing and Sten: DML loose

All items lighty washed.

This was my figure in Normandy contest at MDFC forum

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Old 07-23-2007, 09:21 PM   #2
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Nice job, JB!
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Old 07-23-2007, 09:35 PM   #3
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Nice and unusual figure....."up the Ox and Bucks"....

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Old 07-23-2007, 10:16 PM   #4
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Always got a kick outta the remark.. "Don't think I'll bother"

Great subject to portray and good use of the OSU berets. Fantastic job on repainting the hands!!
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Old 07-24-2007, 02:05 AM   #5
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that is a nice fig cool!
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