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1941 Packard Clipper (U.S. Army)

Published: March 18, 2021
Company: Roden

Background from the website: "In 1941, Packard introduced a new model of car - the Packard Clipper. It was created by the talented designer Howard Darrin, who had previously collaborated with this company and significantly influenced the appearance of all Packards in the second half of the 1930s. The new car had a powerful 125 hp engine with a displacement of 4.7 liters, was wider than its… more

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The Glorious First of June 1794

Published: January 16, 2020
Book Author(s): Mark Lardas
Company: Osprey Publishing

By 1765 Britain had achieved hegemony in Europe, North America, India, Africa and the West Indies over archrival France with its decisive victory in the Seven Years War (1756-1763) fought on 5 continents and the sea (Quiberon Bay). However, the overthrow of the Bourbon monarchy in 1791, and the emergence of revolutionary France was an entirely new phenomenon, and by 1793 virtually all of the… more

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USMC F-4J "VMFA-232 Red Devils"

Published: June 18, 2018
Company: Academy Models

The F-4 Phantom needs no introduction, and has been a modeling staple for decades. The F-4J version used by the USN (and USMC) featured upgraded AWG-10 radar, J79-GE-10 engines, slatted tail surfaces and drooped ailerons. It saw combat in Vietnam and continued to remain in the USN/USMC line up for years. Like the F-4B, the F-4J saw combat over Vietnam and would continue in service for quite a… more

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1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt 2 'n 1

Published: January 6, 2018
Company: Revell, Inc.

Revell has re-released the ever popular 1964 Ford Fairlane, originally issued in 1990. It is a 2 'n 1 kit so you can build the street version or the classic Super Stock Thunderbolt drag version with a 427 c. i. engine, featuring Dick Brannan's (head of Ford's Drag Racing division) Romy Hammes car. Only 100 for the race version were built. The kit features three wheel style choices, two hood… more

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Savannah 1779 The British Turn South Campaign 311

Published: August 30, 2017
Book Author(s): Scott Martin & Bernard Harris; Illustrated by: Graham Turner
Company: Osprey Publishing

Osprey Publishing’s latest edition in their American Revolutionary War series concentrates on the British invasion of the southern states in 1778, the first move in their "southern strategy".

The June 1778 battle of Monmouth Courthouse, where the Continental Army fought the British to a standstill in New Jersey, was the last large scale battle in the northern states. Withdrawing to… more

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1965 Plymouth Belvedere I

Published: July 23, 2016
Company: Moebius Models

Moebius has followed up on their previous release of the 1965 Plymouth Satellite earlier this year with the Belvedere I, the economy priced B- Body. Referred to as a B-Pillar (“post”) vs. the B-Pillarless Satellite (“hardtop”), the low end Belvedere I was the basis of many a drag race car in the 1960’s, either in the super stock or altered wheel base classes. The kit is not a factory stock car… more

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U-47 in Scapa Flow The Sinking of HMS Royal Oak 1939

Published: September 28, 2015
Book Author(s): Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Peter Dennis and Alan Gilliland
Company: Osprey Publishing

Osprey Publishing’s latest edition in their Raid series looks at sinking of the HMS Royal Oak by German U-boat U-47 in 1939. From the website: "At the outset of World War II, Scapa Flow was supposed to be the safe home base of the British Navy - nothing could penetrate the defences of this bastion. So how, in the dead of night, was Gunther Prien's U-47 able to slip through the line of… more

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Leyte 1944 Return to the Phillipines

Published: June 23, 2015
Book Author(s): Clayton Chun, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
Company: Osprey Publishing

Osprey Publishing’s latest campaign monograph focuses on the battle waged by the US to regain the Philippine Islands held by the Japanese since 1942. This from the website: "The loss of the Philippines in 1942 was the worst defeat in American military history. General Douglas MacArthur, the 'Lion of Luzon', was evacuated by order of the President just before the fall, but he vowed to return,… more

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Armies of the Greek-Turkish War 1919-22

Published: June 10, 2015
Book Author(s): Philip S. Jowett; Illustrated by: Stephen Walsh
Company: Osprey Publishing

Osprey Publishing’s latest Men-at-Arms monograph focuses on the fighting men, weapons and equipment used during the war between the Greeks and Turks, in the aftermath of World War I. This from the website: "This is a comprehensive guide to the armies that fought a devastating and decisive conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean between the two World Wars of the 20th century. From the initial… more

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King TIger Tank (Henschel Turret) Sd.Kfz.182

Published: April 7, 2015
Company: Cyber-Hobby

This kit is a re-boxing of an earlier kit, with a photo etch fret, vinyl tracks, and decals. According to the website: "Cyber-Hobby is well known for its fantastic Orange Box tank and figure set combos in 1/35 scale. These special sets provide updated Dragon kits that have not been available for some time and at competitive prices."

Detail is excellent for this scale, and goes together… more