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6 easy steps for realistic battle-damaged buildings

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By Mark Theoharis
Whether it's a gutted storefront in London during the Blitz, an urban fortress in the ruins of Stalingrad, or the remains of a plantation from Sherman's march to the sea, battle-damaged buildings appear in almost any war scene. Many modelers shy away from dioramas because they're intimidated by the prospect of constructing buildings. Bombed-out buildings are actually easy to make from scratch, and well worth the effort.

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