Archive for the ‘World War Two (WWII)’ Category

Sd Kfz 250

August 16, 2014

Sd Kfz 250 was a German light armoured halftrack vehicle and LegoUli presented his awesome version made with LEGO bricks :)
Sd Kfz 250
Sd Kfz 250 by LegoUli

LEGO WWII German Army – taking a break

August 13, 2014

LEGO WWII German Army - taking a break
LEGO WWII German Army – taking a break by Brick Police

Brickforge’s Wave 1 of RIGGED WWII items

August 9, 2014

Eurobricks published Brickforge’s announcement of the new its set of products based on World War II.
I can’t wait to get my hands on this WWII set :D

RiGGED stands for:
Rapid – Interchangeable – Guns – Gear – Equipment – Design

The RiGGED system is a type of MMA(Modular Minifigure Accessory) structure and consists of traditional 3mm & 1.5mm peg & hole combinations integrated into quality ABS minifig accessories. Armors, belts, straps & other types of pack devices contain a series of 1.5mm pegs; constructing a three-dimensional canvas to which minifig enthusiasts can attach a number of other RiGGED accessories. The mix of which spawns hundreds of color/type combinations making each minifig more unique than the previous.

Brickforge rigged WWII items

M4 Sherman medium tanks

July 29, 2014

M4 Sherman medium tanks - V2
M4 Sherman medium tanks – V2 by Andrew Becraft

ГАЗ-67(GAZ-67)

July 23, 2014

ГАЗ-67(GAZ-67)
ГАЗ-67(GAZ-67) by [Maks]

Road Column En Route to the Ardennes, December 1944

July 16, 2014

Road Column En Route to the Ardennes, December 1944
Road Column En Route to the Ardennes, December 1944 by Matt Bace

BrickCon 2013 Review

October 7, 2013

Fantastic Lego creations abounded at BrickCon 2013 in Seattle, WA. Amongst the mini-fig scale recreations of Hogwart’s Castle and Rivendell, between the micro scale Battle of Hoth and the homage to Red. vs. blue, an attending history fan could find much to delight.

I’ll start by one of the collaborative builds produced by BattleLUG, titled “Battle through the Ages.” The sequence of displays follows the evolution of warfare from ancient history to the modern period. Here are a couple segments of the display.

The Pelopsonnesian War

The Crusades

Several different battles from World War II were displayed, all collaboratively created between several AFOL and TFOL builders. Behold Operation Brickarossa :

Brickinawa:

The Allied advance through Normandy. Note the hedge rows!

In the next post, we’ll review some of the other, non-warfare related history entries at BrickCon.

B-17 Flying Fortress

September 8, 2013

Recently featured on TBB

B-17 Flying Fortress

The iconic Boeing B-17 “Flying Fortress” returns to the skies with this model by Brian Fitzsimmons. The nose turret and bombardier’s station show considerable detail, including two smaller windows aft of the nose. The sculpting of the wings, in particular, stands out for its elegant shapes.

As impressive the model, Brian’s Flickr feed includes LDD renderings of is model that are also worth checking out.

M4A4 Sherman RC

May 22, 2013

Do you remember the post about WWII MOCs from Brincka 2013 and the great work of Luís Pedro?

Now he surprised us with a new version of his Sherman motorized with Power Functions.

Awesomeness!

Normandy 1944

May 15, 2013

I came across this wonderful layout of a world war II battle in Normandy, made by Lugpol members Pit Mrutek Rasch Glaz Pimpur dmac Borys Misiek Axel Nexus 7 Matix Szarik Kris Kelvin and many other water helpers.

The amount of detail is incredibly vast that is difficult to enumerate  and where to start. I will mention just a few details that caught my attention: the notion of movement in the water, the explosions, the detail of the studless vehicles and mainly the many scenes with minifigs that give life to this scenario.

Normandy 1944

Check more pictures at Brickshelf.

 


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