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Images of War The Waffen-SS In Normandy 1944

Published: May 17, 2022
Book Author(s): Ian Baxter
Company: Pen & Sword

Pen & Sword Books are not new to the plastic modeling industry. The UK based publishing company has been around since 1990 while churning out titles covering subjects from military, aviation, maritime and including other areas of history.

With over 228 books in the “Images of War Series”, Waffen-SS in Normandy 1944 is their latest addition published in February 2022. The author Ian… more

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Opel Blitz, Camera On 24

Published: May 5, 2022
Book Author(s): Alan Ranger
Company: MMP Books

Opel Blitz, is number 24 in the “Camera On” series published by MMPBooks/Stratus. The author, Alan Ranger, has written over 20 books in the Camera On Series dealing with German and Japanese armor specializing in soft skin and armored vehicles. With Opel Blitz Camera On # 24 published in 2021, the author presents photographs of various light and mid-weight truck series built by the German Opel… more

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Mig-8579 Long Live the Brushes

Published: December 23, 2021
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

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Another item added to Ammo by Mig Jimenez’s line of products for the modeling community is their new item, the “Long Live the Brushes” described as a soap for the cleaning and care of your brushes. From the product web page, the items description states.

“The product is capable of removing acrylic, enamel, lacquer paint residue.  In just two steps you can… more

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Chevrolet G7107 WWII Army Truck

Published: December 14, 2021
Company: ICM

Introduction

This is a new tooling from ICM introduced in 2021 of the iconic Chevrolet G506 truck cast from 100% new molds according to the ICM website.

The following comes directly from their website:

“Delivery of Chevrolet cars to Lend-Lease from the United States began in 1942. Until the end of the war, the number of these vehicles in the Soviet Army exceeded… more

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The 38M Toldi Light Tank Photosniper

Published: June 6, 2021
Book Author(s): Péter Mujzer
Company: Kagero Publishing

The following appears in the Introduction.

“The 38M Toldi light tank entered into service in 1940. Before that time the Army had its WWI style armored trains, armored cars, and the tiny Italian FIAT Ansaldo tankettes. The 38M Toldi light tank and its Swedish origin the L-60 were the same class as the German Pz. II, the Polish 7TP, the Soviet T-40 and T-60 light tanks, designated… more

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Staff Cars in Germany WW2 Vol.2

Published: April 1, 2021
Book Author(s): Alan Ranger
Company: MMP Books

Staff Cars in Germany WW2 Vol. 2, is number 23 in the “Camera On” series published by MMPBooks/Stratus. The author, Alan Ranger, has written over 20 books in the Camera On Series dealing with German and Japanese armour specializing in soft skin and armoured vehicles. With Volume 1 Staff Cars in Germany WW2 # 9 published in 2019, the author presented photographs of passenger cars used… more

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The Weathering Magazine Issue 32: ACCESSORIES

Published: February 24, 2021
Book Author(s): Mig Jiminez- Editor
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

The company website states:

“The latest issue of your favorite magazine concentrates on an important aspect of any build: accessories. The details and optional accessories that bring realism into your modelling projects, add narrative, or complete a diorama. These accessories present interesting painting and weathering opportunities. For example, few WWII German projects are complete… more

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Mud Effects Solution Set

Published: February 3, 2021
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

Introduction

The company website states:

“This set includes the base colors and products essential for imitating the accumulation and weathering effects produced by mud”.

“With this set, you will be able to replicate different types of effects including dry mud, wet mud, and mud splashes. These sets are the perfect solution for casual modelers and those… more

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Model T 1913 Speedster with American Sport Car Drivers

Published: February 1, 2021
Company: ICM

Introduction

Appearing on the market August 2020 is ICM’s rebox of their Model T 1913 Speedster introduced in 2018 with updated parts and the addition of a sprue containing two sports car drivers. Known for their detail, this Ukrainian based plastic model kit manufacturer has been producing highly detailed kits since 2003 with exports to several markets including North America.… more

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Krupp Protze Lorry

Published: January 27, 2021
Book Author(s): Alan Ranger
Company: MMP Books

Camera On 22 Krupp Protze Lorry, is number 22 in the “Camera On” series published by MMPBooks/Stratus. The author, Alan Ranger, has written several books in this series with subjects such as “Sd. Kfz.7 Mittlerer Zugkraftwagen 7T Vol.2”, “German Horse Power”, and “The Einheits-Diesel WW2 German Trucks” and numerous others relating to WWII.

This A4 format paperback has 80 pages with… more