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Sd.Kfz.251/6 Aufs.A. with Crew

Published: June 12, 2020
Company: ICM

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Kit

ICM Holding, a Ukrainian-based company known for outstanding quality, has produced a very nice new-mold German halftrack. The main armored personnel carrier of the German Wehrmacht, the Sd.Kfz. 251, built by the company Hanomag, was used to transport motorized infantry. The armored personnel carriers were in service… more

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Nieuwpoort 1600 - The First Modern Battle

Published: June 12, 2020
Book Author(s): Bouko De Groot; Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Company: Osprey Publishing

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Synopsis per back cover: The Eighty Years War began as a limited rebellion of Dutchmen seeking religious tolerance from their Spanish overlords, but it quickly escalated into one of the longest wars in European history. Spain’s failed invasion of 1599 and the mutinies that followed convinced Dutch leaders that they should go… more

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PBJ-1H Wing Mounted Radar

Published: June 12, 2020
Company: Brengun

The PBJ-1H is U.S. Navy variant of the B-25 which was operated by the U.S. Marine Corps as a ground attacker. This aircraft is a powerful ground strafing machine and due to the weapons package built-in, it can be viewed as a gunship.

This accessory is not identified for use on one specific manufacture’s kit. The PBJ-1H in 1/72 scale is or has been produced by Hasegawa, Dragon Models… more

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Roman Centurion (1st Century)

Published: May 6, 2020
Company: ICM

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ICM Holding, a Ukrainian-based company known for outstanding quality, has produced excellent figure kit with this brand-new tooling release of a Roman Centurion from the 1st Century. The box contains one bag containing two gray sprues and a separate black sprue (and bag) for the base. The kit contains a total of 49 parts. The parts are crisply molded and… more

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F-35B Lightning II Landing Gear (Italeri)

Published: May 6, 2020
Company: Scale Aircraft Conversions

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Recommended kit: 1/72 F-35B Lightning II STOVAL (1425) from Italeri

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This landing gear set from SAC is a direct replacement for the kit parts. The only exception being is that you will add some plastic kits parts to the nose landing gear. The… more

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F-35B Lighting II STOVL

Published: May 5, 2020
Company: Italeri

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History

The JSF Joint Strike Fighter Program was a developmental project to create a new 5th generation all-weather multirole combat aircraft to replace the existing American and NATO strike-fighter force. The F-35B employs stealth technology and is characterized by its trapezoidal wings and application of… more

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Images of War Hitler’s Light Tanks

Published: April 19, 2020
Book Author(s): Paul Thomas
Company: Pen & Sword

Synopsis per back cover: Hitler’s Wehrmacht led the way in armoured warfare as the successful blitzkriegs in Poland and North West Europe in 1940 so convincingly proved. The contribution of light tanks such as Panzers I, II and 35(t) was critical.

As the war spread to the Balkans, north Africa, and the invasion of Russia, German engineers worked tirelessly modifying existing light… more

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Model W.O.T.8

Published: March 27, 2020
Company: ICM

ICM Holding, a Ukrainian-based company known for outstanding quality, has produced a very nice version of a truck that you don’t see very often on the market. The W.O.T. 8 (Work Office Transport) was a World War II truck produced by the Ford Motor Company in Dagenham, UK. Ford (UK) was one of the largest suppliers of trucks to British Forces. The W.O.T. 8, a 4x4, 1.5-ton vehicle, was produced… more

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DO 217N-1

Published: March 25, 2020
Company: ICM

Kit

The Dornier DO 217N-1 was a German multi-purpose bomber of the Second World War and was produced between November 1940 and May 1944. The DO 217N-1 was a night fighter based on the DO 217 which had powerful armament and radar.

ICM Holding, a Ukrainian-based company known for outstanding quality, has produced a very fine plane with the release of the DO 217N-1. The finished… more

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Canopy Masks for ICM DO 217N-1

Published: March 25, 2020
Company: Eduard

Kit

The 1/48 Eduard canopy masks kit for the ICM DO 217N-1 contains one sheet of thin die-cut masking tape. There are 31 window masks and additional masks for the wheels. The single-page instruction guide is easy to follow. Each clear kit piece is identified (F1, F2 , F5 & F7) and left- and right-sided masks are mapped to their corresponding position on the diagram for that part… more