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The book goes into details of the German Tank Destroyers used in World War Two.
The contents are:
- Timeline of Events
- Introduction; Panzerjager in the Heer and the Waffen SS
- The Panzerjager Ente, Marder II and Marder III
- Jagdpanzers – The Dicker Max and the Super Emil
- The Horniesse / Nashorn
- The Hetzer
- The Elephant
- The Jagdpanzer IV/70
The different tank destroyers are fully defined, and their evolution described in the various chapters in this book. The different types, strengths, and weakness are also covered. The book includes the actions there were used in in great detail and helps make this book a great read and reference material
I found this book fascinating and provides a lot of additional information I have never read before. There are lot of pictures and illustrations that make the book even more interesting.
Helion & Company continues to expand its series “Latin America @ War”, with its 23rd installment devoted to the Argentine Navy operations during the Falklands/Malvinas War.
The author is the son of an Argentine Navy officer, and himself was a cadet of the Argentinean Navy. As such, he can speak to the Argentine Navy culture like an “insider”, which provides insights often lost by regular historians.
The book is divided in 4 sections:
- Culture and the Argentinean Navy (12 pages)
- Culture, Strategy and the Falklands/Malvinas War (15 pages)
- Culture and Operations in the South Atlantic (31 pages)
- Conclusion (5 pages)
The first section is about the history of the Argentinean navy (the book goes all the way back to the mid-1850s) and mainly describes it’s tradition and the skills desired in their officers.
Lifelike Decals from Japan has released its 4th installment in a series of Ki-27 “Nate”. There are a total of 9 aircraft, with 7 of them being of the Japanese “Gray Green” color, which the instructions suggest to replacing with German RLM 02. The other two aircraft are painted in Japanese Dark Green over Gray-Green.
The decals provide squadron codes and fuselage art for all aircrafts. However, you don’t have enough national markings for all aircraft. This is not a big problem as you can use the national markings and stencils from the decal sheet in the original Hasegawa kit. The set also provides templates -in regular paper- for masking of cowlings
Decals have been printed by Microscale and they have a well-earned reputation for thin decals and in-register sheets. These are no exception. Decals are glossy, look thin, and likely will adhere well to a gloss surface.
Lifelike Decals from Japan has released its 5th installment in a series of Ki-27 “Nate”. You get a total of 8 aircraft, with 6 of them being of the Japanese “Gray Green” color, which the instructions suggest replacing with German RLM 02.
One of the other two aircraft is painted in Japanese Dark Green over Gray-Green, while the last one is an attractive disruptive camouflage of dark green, green and brown over Grey-Green.
Decals are provided for squadron codes and fuselage art for all aircraft. However, there aren’t enough national markings for all aircraft. This is not a big problem as the national markings and stencils from the decal sheet in the original boxing from the Hasegawa kit can be used.
Decals have been printed by Microscale and they have a well-earned reputation for thin and in-register decal sheets. These are no exception. Decals are glossy, they look thin, and likely will adhere well to a gloss surface.