Tank Crew Sets and African Militiaman
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Catalogue Number, Description and Price:
African Militiaman USD$12.95
35500 - African T-55 Tank Crew #1 USD$23.95
35507 - African T-55 Tank Crew #2 USD$23.95
All available online from VLS website
Contents and Media:
made up of nine resin parts
simple parts breakdown and construction; versatile usage for T-55,
T-34/85 and other vehicles in use throughout Africa.
Reviewed by Brett Green
HyperScale is proudly sponsored by
Warriors has three new releases directed at modellers of African
Two of the releases are specifically designed for T--5 models - good
timing with the recent release of Tamiya's superb kit.
African Tank Crew #1 features two full figures. One is standing with a
machine gun at his side, and the second is squatting on the front deck of
the vehicle with one leg dangling inside the driver's hatch.
African Tank Crew #2 are the Commander and Gunner, also both full
Three of the tank crew figures are wearing the typical Soviet-style
tankers helmet, and one sports a beret.
The single African Militiaman has no headgear, and is standing casually
with his weapon at his side.
Detail and casting of all parts is excellent.
Although the crew sets are designed for the T-55, they will also be
highly appropriate for many other Eastern bloc and Allied vehicles in use
throughout Africa. These might include BMPs and T-34 variants.
The figures are all slightly emaciated. This is especially noticeable
where wrists and ankles are exposed, and is quite realistic for the
soldiers of many famine and wartorn African nations.
Thanks to VLS for the review sample