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British M3 Stuart Homey

Published: December 20, 2019
Company: Airfix

History

From the Airfix kit: The British named the M3 "General Stuart" upon receipt of the tank under the Lend-Lease program in June of 1941. The tank's ability to "shoot and scoot" as well as keeping the crew safe from small fire arms fire, earned an affectionate nickname of "Honey" by its operators. The British cavalry men liked this tank as it could travel 10 to 20 mph faster than… more

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German Light Tank Pz.Kpfw.35(T)

Published: October 5, 2019
Company: Airfix

History

The Panzerkampfwagen 35(t), commonly shortened to Panzer 35(t) or abbreviated as Pz.Kpfw. 35(t), was a Czechoslovakian designed light tank used mainly by Nazi Germany during World War II. The letter (t) stood for tschechisch (German: "Czech"). In Czechoslovakian service it had the formal designation Lehký tank vzor 35 (Light Tank Model 35) but was commonly referred to as… more

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Macchi M.5

Published: September 22, 2019
Company: Fly

History

The Macchi M.5 was a flying-boat fighter developed by the Nieuport Macchi company of Varese in early 1917 and introduced in service in autumn 1917. Initially armed with a single Fiat machine-gun, and featuring a tail structure held on struts, the production M.5 had an armament of two Vickers guns and a tail structure resting on the fuselage. It was an extremely fast and… more

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HMS Illustrious

Published: April 14, 2019
Company: Aoshima

History

The Illustrious class was a class of aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy that included some of the most important British warships in World War II. The 1st ship in this class was HM Illustrious. She was laid down on 27th April 1937, launched on 5th April 1939 and commissioned on 25th May 1940. The Illustrious class relied on their anti-aircraft armament and the passive defense… more

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Fw 190A-2 ProfiPack

Published: January 27, 2019
Company: Eduard

History

The first prototype of the Fw 190 took to the air on June 1st, 1939 but due to some minor faults (Ok, so there were enough problems that the RLM halted development) it was not accepted into the Luftwaffe until 1941. June 1941 saw the Luftwaffe accept the first 100 Fw 190A-1s that were armed with four 7.9mm MG 17s. November of 41 saw the next version, 190A-2, introduced with… more

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Wing Flaps for Hasegawa Ki-61-1

Published: November 13, 2018
Company: CMK

History

The Hasegawa 1/72 Ki-61 dates back to the early 1970s and is still a nice kit, but basic. CMK has come out with some detail sets to spice up these old kits.

What You Get

4 crisply molded resin parts along with a 9 X 3.5 folded sheet of instructions. These parts are very fragile so please be careful when handling them.

Construction

The first… more

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Ki-61-1 Control Surface Set

Published: November 11, 2018
Company: CMK

History

The Hasegawa 1/72 Ki-61 dates back to the early 1970s and is still a nice kit, but basic. CMK has come out with some detail sets to spice up these old kits.

What You Get

7 crisply molded resin parts (Rudder, ailerons and horizontal stabilizers) along with a 9 X 3.5 folded sheet of instructions. Some of these parts are very fragile so please be careful when… more

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Ki-61-1 Cockpit SET

Published: November 10, 2018
Company: CMK

History

The Hasegawa 1/72 Ki-61 dates back to the early 1970s and is still a nice kit, but basic. CMK has come out with some detail sets to spice up these old kits.

What You Get

17 crisply molded resin parts and a clear film of instrument faces are provided along with a 9 X 3.5 folded sheet of instructions. Some of these parts are very fragile so please be careful… more

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Ki-61-1 Armament Set

Published: November 10, 2018
Company: CMK

History

The Hasegawa 1/72 Ki-61 dates back to the early 1970s and is still a nice kit, but basic. CMK has come out with some detail sets to spice up these old kits.

What You Get

11 nicely molded pieces make up this set. You are given two gun bays, ammo chutes, receivers’ and doors for the wing guns. Also included are wing tanks which are much better detailed than… more

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US Marine Versus German Soldier

Published: August 23, 2018
Book Author(s): Greg Adams
Company: Osprey Publishing

History: After the US declaration of war on Germany, hundreds of thousands of American troops flooded into France and were thrust into the front line. Among them was the US Marine Corps' 4th Marine Brigade whose first major action was the battle of Belleau Wood in June 1918, fighting elements of Germany's 10th, 28th, and 237th Infantry divisions. Volunteers to a man, the newly arrived Marines… more