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The Steam Engines of World War II in Europe

Published: November 7, 2021
Book Author(s): Philip Horton
Company: Mortons Books

This book covers the steam trains used during World War II. The train was am very important tool during the war to move equipment, men, supplies critical to the war efforts on all sides bit Axis and Allied. The book shows the evolution of the different most popular trains used by Germany, Britain, and America.

The book goes into incredible detail on the steam engines including where… more


SH-60B Seahawk Correction set for Kitty Hawk

Published: November 7, 2021
Company: Phase Hanger

Phase Hangar resin provides a very nice correction set for the Kitty Hawk SH-60B Sea Hawk which I built a few months ago for an IPMS USA review, I really wish I had this set back then as it adds some nice additions to the kit.

The set comes with

  • 1 x Operator’s Console in Light Grey Resin
  • 1 x VCR in Light Grey Resin
  • 1 x RAST Probe in Light Grey Resin… more

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British Policemen

Published: October 7, 2021
Company: ICM

ICM has released kit of a British Policeman in the standard on the beat uniform.

In the box is:

  • 2 x light grey sprues
  • 1 stand base
  • 1 black sprue
  • 1 instruction sheets
  • 1 box art print


The construction of the figure is very easy and they assemble very well. You do need to do a little filling here… more

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German Tank Destroyers

Published: September 12, 2021
Book Author(s): Pierre Tiquet
Company: Casemate UK

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… more


Acrylic Filters

Published: September 4, 2021
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

This is a review of four of the new Acrylic Filters from AMMO by MIG Jimenez.

  • A.MIG-0802 Night Black 15ml
  • A.MIG-0816 Sand 15ml
  • A.MIG-0821 Sand Grey 15ml
  • A.MIG-0828 Rust 15ml

These filters are produced using a innovative formulation, the Acrylic Filters can be reworked or eliminated simply and easily with water during the extended dry… more

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English Electric Lightning Genesis and Projects

Published: July 14, 2021
Book Author(s): Tony Wilson
Company: Casemate UK

This book covers the story of the development of one of Britain most famous Cold war fighters The English Electric Lightning. I become fascinated by this beautiful Cold War Icon when I was a child, and this was the front-line fighter for the RAF. The book is a incredibly deep dive into the design and development from the very beginning of the idea of a two engine cold war fighter plane.


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Stalin’s Armour 1941-1945 Soviet Tanks at War

Published: June 6, 2021
Book Author(s): Anthony Tucker-Jones
Company: Pen & Sword

This book covers the story if the Soviet introduction and use of Tanks in World War two and the battles and politics around them.


  • A Tank Aficionado
  • Lost Advantage
  • Stalin’s Mechanical Corps
  • Desperate Counter-Attacks
  • Tank City Falls
  • The T-34 Escapes
  • The Stalingrad Flank
  • Save the Oil
  • more

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Salvenmaschinenkanone SMK 18 TYP 2

Published: May 24, 2021
Company: Das Werk Scale Models

This kit is a collaboration between Das Werks and Customscale and what a great little kit. The subject matter is a Rheinmetall experimental Flak Weapon with 8 barrels. There is one one example still around which is in a Moscow Museum. There is not official records or documents around anymore on this subject. The only reference I could find was an old “Nuts and Bolts” publication with a photo… more

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10.5cm StuH42 / 7.5cm StuG III Ausf G with Zimmeritt 2 in 1 Kit

Published: May 1, 2021
Company: Das Werk Scale Models

This is a re-boxing of the very good Dragon kit with addition parts and new decals for five different markings. Included in the kit is a very nice instruction manual by Das Werk. The kit can be built in to one of two different versions – the 10.5cm StuH42 or the 7.5cm StuG III Ausf.G.

The kit contains

  • 13 sprues molded in light grey styrene
  • 1 Lower hull in light… more

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Panthers – Modelling the Takom Family

Published: April 25, 2021
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

The Panther is an iconic German World War II tank and this book is a very detailed manual of how to model it using the various Takom kits currently on the market.

The chapters are written by some of the best modelers in the world and they guide you through the process of building, painting and weathering the Takom kits. The book gives comprehensive cover of all the stages of… more