Sunday, June 26, 2011

Kawanishi N1K George

by Francis Lee

"Hey! this is not a Zero, this is a George!"
(1/35 scale diorama made for Tanksboy Hobby Land)

Diorama background:

In october 1945, it was 2 months after Japan surrendered, US Marines searched the remain of Japanese aircrafts in Japan mainland air bases.Here, four marines drove a Willys jeep in an air base of Yokosuka. The city is an important navy base with airports. They found a Kawanishi N1K2-J Shideankai (nick name George), the most powerful interceptor of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during Second World War.


1/35 Kawanishi George from Nichimo

(Antique Japanese model plane of 1/35 scale)

1/35 US Marines figures from Italeri & Tamiya

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