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Bundeswehr Tank Crew

Published: March 18, 2018
Company: MiniArt

MiniArt is a Ukrainian company specializing in 1/35 figures and some vehicle kits. The figures tend to be packaged in groups with unique poses or unusual subjects. Over the years, they have become one of the leaders in injection molded figures, and more recently, they have started issuing sets of modern military figures.

This kit is one of their newer releases and features figures to… more

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Defenses of Bermuda 1612–1995

Published: March 10, 2018
Book Author(s): Terrance McGovern, Edward C. Harris Illustrator: Adam Hook
Company: Osprey Publishing

Osprey’s Fortress series is a well-established line of books covering a variety of fortresses around the world. The Fortress series of books started 15 years ago with the Japanese island defenses in World War II, and with this installment, Defense of Bermuda, the series is up to over 100 titles.

The books begins with a history of the geologic formation of Bermuda. When people think… more

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A-36 Apache/P-51 Mustang Canopy Masks

Published: February 16, 2018
Company: Brengun

Brengun, based in the Czech Republic, is known for producing a range of photo-etched and resin accessories for airplane models. They also produce a small number of 1/72nd and 1/144th aircraft model sets. One of their latest airplane kits is the North American A-36 Apache. With the release of this new kit, they have added a number of accessories for it including additional photo-etch… more

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A-36 Apache USAF

Published: February 16, 2018
Company: Brengun

Brengun, based in the Czech Republic, is known for producing a range of photo-etched and resin accessories for airplane models. They also produce a small number of 1/72nd and 1/144th aircraft model sets. One of their latest airplane kits is the North American A-36 Apache.

The A-36 Apache was a dive bomber version of the P-51 Mustang. It was based on the fuselage of the P-51A, but… more

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U.S. Army AH-64D Block II "Late Version"

Published: November 18, 2017
Company: Academy Models

The AH-64 Apache helicopter has served the U.S. Army since 1986 as its primary attach helicopter. During it’s time in service, the Apache has gone through a series of upgrades, and improvements to increase its combat effectiveness, as well as survivability. The Block II aircraft integrates the advanced radar targeting system, Longbow, allowing the helicopter to engage multiple targets while… more

World of Tanks KV-1/2

Published: October 23, 2017
Company: Italeri

Italeri recently started producing a line of 1/56 scale AFVs and figures. This might be an unusual scale for most model builders, but is a fairly common wargaming scale equivalent to the 28mm scale. The Soviet KV-1 tank kit is one of their newest kits that also promotes the on-line video game, World of Tanks®.

The Kliment Voroshilov (KV) series of heavy tanks came as a surprise to the… more

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Soviet Tank Crew at Rest - Special Edition

Published: September 27, 2017
Company: MiniArt

MiniArt is a Ukrainian company specializing in 1/35 figures and some vehicle kits. The figures tend to be packaged in groups with unique poses or unusual subjects. Over the years, they have become one of the leaders in injection molded figures.

This kit is a re-release of their earlier kit number 35009. This kit had been discontinued for a while but was showing up as a special addition… more

Spotlight On Yakovlev Yak-3

Published: September 26, 2017
Book Author(s): Artur Juszczak
Company: Mushroom Model Publications

The latest title in the “Spot On” series published by Mushroom Model Publications focuses on Russia’s Yak-3 during World War II. The Yak-3 began development in the summer of 1942, with its first test flight conducted in early 1942. The plane was based on the Yak-1, with the Yak-1M eventually being replaced in production by the Yak-3 in March 1944. By 1946, approximately 4,800 of the… more

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StuG. III, Ausf. F

Published: September 16, 2017
Company: Dragon Models

The Sturmgeschütz III (StuG. III) was Germany’s most widely produced armored fighting vehicle of WWII. By the end of the war, over 10,500 vehicles, in a number of different versions, had been produced. Built on the chassis of the Panzer III, and originally designed as an infantry support vehicle intended to knock out strong points and hardened defenses, it really proved itself as a tank… more

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Grumman F6F-3

Published: September 4, 2017
Company: Eduard

The Grumman F6F Hellcat was designed to replace the F4F Wildcat with a better competitor to the Japanese fighters. In typical Grumman fashion, they developed a rugged plane designed to keep the pilot alive, with good armament, while being easy to fly. The Hellcat made its combat debut in August 1943 and became the Navy’s standard combat aircraft. By the end of the war, it had racked up over… more