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New Kits from ICM

Three new WWII-era plastic kits from ICM covering softskins, armor, and aircraft:
   • Kit No. 35505—1:35 Horch 108 Typ 40, WWII German Personnel Car
   • Kit No. 35365—1:35 T-34/76 (Early 1943 Production), WWII Soviet Medium Tank
   • Kit No. 48213—1:48 Hs 126A-1 with Bomb Rack, Condor Legion Reconnaissance Plane.

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New Diamond T Trucks from IBG

Four new 1/72nd-scale Diamond T trucks from IBG Models:

  • IBG 72021: 1/72 DIAMOND T 972 Dump Truck
  • IBG 72019: 1/72 DIAMOND T 968 Cargo Truck
  • IBG 72020: 1/72 DIAMOND T 969 Wrecker
  • IBG 72018: 1/72 DIAMOND T 968A with Asphalt Tank

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M19 Twin 40-mm Gun Motor Carriage

Diagram of the M19 Twin 40-mm Gun Motor Carriage, from Technical Manual TM 9-1729A, U.S. War Department, 1944.

M19 Twin 40-mm Gun Motor Carriage

 

New Soviet Artillery Crew from MiniArt

New WWII Russian artillery figures set has been announced by MiniArt: No. 35185: SOVIET HEAVY ARTILLERY CREW. The kit contains models of five figures with new heads, ammunition boxes, shells, and weapons.

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New MiniArt Dozer

New 1/35th kit-in-process announcement from MiniArtNo. 35184: U.S. ARMY TRACTOR w/ ANGLED DOZER BLADE.

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New Iliad Design Decal Sets

Two new WWII aircraft decal sets from Iliad Design have been announced: 1/32nd-Scale: 7./JG 53 Bf 109G-6 “Cartoon Aircraft” and 1/72nd-Scale: Early P-40s & Tomahawks.

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A-26 Invader Armor Diagram

A-26 Invader armor diagram, from: Pilot’s Handbook for Army Models A-26B and A-26C Airplanes, AN 01-40AJ-1, August 1945, revised January 1946.

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P-47 Pilot Preflight Check

P-47N pilot’s preflight check, from: Pilot Training Manual for the Thunderbolt P-47N, Headquarters, AAF Manual 51-127-4, Army Air Forces, Washington, D.C., September 1945.

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Pilot’s Preflight Check

The preflight check starts before you reach your airplane. Survey the proposed taxiing route for any possible future obstruction, such as a fuel truck about to move. Study the ramp area for stray equipment or rubbish and rags that might be blown into the airscoop or tail assembly by prop blast.

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Dragon Panzer III Flamm

Announced by Dragon Models is a new 1/35th-scale kit of Panzer III flamethrower tank: Item No. 6776—1/35 Pz.Kpfw.III (FL) Ausf.M w/ Schurzen.

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T-34/85 from AFV Club

AFV Club has announced a new WWII-era 1/35th-scale armor kit depicting a variant of the Russian T-34/85 produced in 1944 with a full interior — AF35S55: T-34/85 1944 FACTORY 183.

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