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  • Member since
    July 2003
  • From: Building models on my kitchen counter top~somewhere in North Carolina
Then & Now
Posted by disastermaster on Monday, October 3, 2022 12:25 PM

  Otto Carius in the cupola of Tiger 131, just like his days in Tiger 217.

On the kitchen counter somewhere in North Carolina

  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Monday, October 3, 2022 2:41 PM

Very nice

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Monday, October 3, 2022 2:56 PM

He and his gunner shot down an IL-2 with the 88 Indifferent

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    September 2005
  • From: Groton, CT
Posted by warshipguy on Monday, October 3, 2022 3:48 PM

I have always admired Otto Carius.  It is good to see him  in this photo!  Thank you!

Bill Morrison

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Monday, October 3, 2022 7:36 PM

That's pretty awesome! No idea he was still alive. 

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Monday, October 3, 2022 8:03 PM

He passed in 2015

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Monday, October 3, 2022 8:18 PM

keavdog

He passed in 2015

 

Ah thanks! I had no idea. 

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    July 2003
  • From: Building models on my kitchen counter top~somewhere in North Carolina
Posted by disastermaster on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 12:09 AM

At that point a living legend.

It greatly impressed me.

Glad y'all liked it.

On the kitchen counter somewhere in North Carolina

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