Meet the Heroes: General Major Stanislaw Sosabowski – Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade

General Stanislaw Franciszek Sosabowsk was the commander of the Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade which fought valiantly in Operation Market Garden, a battle which ended with disastrous casualties of allied troops including the Polish division.   The Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade was among the Allied forces taking part in Operation Market Garden. Due to […]

Meet the Heroes: SOE & French Resistance Nancy Wake aka “The White Mouse”

Nancy Wake was a hard-drinking, hard-fighting WWII special agent, saboteur, and Maquis commander who survived four days of Gestapo interrogation, saved over two hundred downed Allied pilots from falling into the clutches of the Nazis, blew up a couple German supply depots, had a bounty of five million Francs placed on her head, and then […]

Meet the Heroes: Lt. Col. Charles Carpenter aka “Bazooka Charlie”

Charles “Bazooka Charlie” Carpenter was famous for his usage of this plane against tanks and armored vehicles. Armed with Bazookas, he was credited with the destruction of 14 tanks (Two Tigers), several armored vehicles, and killing dozens of German soldiers. Here is the miniature that Stoessi’s Heroes is releasing to honour Charles Carpenter: Let’s talk […]