Meet the Heroes: German Fallschirmjäger Lieutenant – Erich Lepkowski

Erich Lepkowski became famous for “Lepkowski’s Prisonbreak”, which took place on 16 August 1944.  During this raid on a POW camp, Lepkowski and his men went deep into territory held by Partisans of the French Forces of the Interior (FFI) and by Americans in order to rescue 130 of their fellow Fallschirmjäger troops. Lepkowski’s raid […]

Meet the Heroes: German Fallschirmjäger Oberstleutnant – Walter Koch

Walter Koch (10 September 1910 – 23 October 1943) was a highly decorated commander of the Fallschirmjäger during World War II who died in mysterious circumstances after openly criticising Adolf Hitler. Koch, who was the recipient of the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross for his actions during the Battle of Fort Eben-Emael in May […]

Meet the Heroes: German Medical Officer Angela “Mutti” Murkel

Hey folks! Here is another figure for our category “SPECIAL HEROES”: German Medical Officer Angela “Mutti” Murkel 🙂 Disclaimer: Any similarities with living or dead persons is purely coincidental, of course. In case you were wondering. “Angela is one of the most stoic, reliable and calm medical officers that the Wehrmacht has to offer. Her “We […]

Stoessi’s Personal Projects: German in Longcoat & MP40, Oddball, Donny v2, a Tiger and a heroic metal box

After having posted most of these pictures here and there on Facebook and Instagram already, I thought it be nice to basically compile all the stuff that I have been working on during the past few weeks. I definitely have a productive phase right now. Let’s hope this doesn’t change anytime soon. 🙂 I painted […]