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Sherman Engine Deck Set #13

Published: May 24, 2022
Company: Value Gear

I’m sure I’m not the only one who has ever looked at a kit and said, “That looks easy. I’ll just whip that together in the next day or two.” That’s pretty much what came to mind when I looked at the Value Gear Sherman Engine Deck Set. After all, how hard can it be to paint up some stowage and slap it on a tank? You can guess where that idea went.

This particular set, Engine Deck Set #… more

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Barbarossa Campaign in 1941

Published: May 23, 2022
Book Author(s): Peter Mujzer
Company: Kagero Publishing

As an avid reader and collector of WWII related books, I am always on the lookout for material that presents unique perspectives and experiences from this era. Finding this book, Barbarossa Campaign in 1941 Hungarian Perspective fits right in.

Author Peter Mujzer is a devoted historian who has served in the Hungarian armed services and is a consummate student of its history. Prior to… more

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Images of War Panzergrenadiers 1941-1945

Published: April 3, 2022
Book Author(s): Ian Baxter
Company: Pen & Sword

With every major conflict or war there are new developments on how fighting gets executed. The German use of the Panzergrenadiers is one such development that came along to support their novel Blitzkreig tactics of the Second World War. If a charge was to be ‘lightning’ fast, it could not be done with the traditional walking pace of infantry following fast moving armor. By motorizing troop… more

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Sherman Tanks of the Red Army

Published: February 18, 2022
Book Author(s): Peter Samsonov
Company: Mortons Books

When the words “Sherman tank” are uttered, the first thing that comes to mind for many of us in the US, is Patton’s 3rd Army fighting German Tiger tanks in Northern Africa or his columns of armor racing through Europe after D-Day. The Sherman tank played a role much broader than this and Samsonov has done a very good job explaining the Soviet introduction to, evaluation of, and eventual combat… more