Dirk Caltrider: Man of Many Talents

Dirk is not only a Jack of All Trades, he is a Master of Many! He collects armor-related artifacts, both US and German, and is a master modeler. Rumor has it that he also knows a thing or two about muscle cars! Here are some images that Kirk has sent me over the years…

 Early US Armor-Related Insignia

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Panther on the Prowl

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This is a scratchbuilt Panther from the I./Panzer-Regiment 16 of the Windhund Division in 1/6 scale, including an interior and engine compartment! Wow!

Tailor-Made Assault-Gun Uniform from Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 2

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 1st Pattern Panzer Uniform for an NCO in Panzer-Regiment 5

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It doesn’t get much better than this, unless you also have a…

Waffenrock for a Spieß in Panzer-Regiment 5

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 Interwar Dress Blues for an Infantryman Assigned to Tanks

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I’m sure Fort Benning would love this for its museum!



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