L.R.D.G. Diorama – for the “Rob McCallum Collection”

  • Model:  L.R.D.G. Diorama – for the “Rob McCallum Collection”
  • Modeller’s Name: Bob Williams
  • Scale: 1/35
  • Debut: 2016/02
  • Brand: Tamiya #32407 and Tamiya #35033 and others
  • Build Time: ?? Hours

Model Description


“L.R.D.G. (Long Range Desert Group) Motto: “Non vi sed arte” (Not by strength, by guile)
with Chevrolet 30 cwt truck, sand bogged, and a Willys Jeep. With a Cyrenaican Arab, armed with a Lee Enfield .303 rifle, being “questioned” by an Indian Long Range Sqn. trooper. The other figures are a mix of British and N.Z. troops.

The vehicles are typically heavily armed. The Chev. with a Lewis Gun, an American .50 cal., a Boyes anti-tank rifle and a Bazooka! The Jeep has single and twin Lewis guns and a Thompson S.M.G. on the dash. Not to mention the side arms being carried.

The general tenor of the scene seems to be – “W.T.F.A.W”! North Africa, Late 1942

Tamiya vehicles & figures of various makers. “


Modeller Info

Bob Williams (RIP)