Type VIIC U-Boat Decals
ULAD Decal - 1/72 Scale
S u m m a r
Catalogue Number and Description
||05015 - German
U-Boat Type VIIC "Wolf Pack"
Contents and Media:
||130 x 65 mm
decal sheet; instructions; background about the fate of each boat
and commander (5 pages A5)
||10 Euro (incl.
freight costs and packaging); or
USD$12.97 online from Squadron.com
of markings and schemes for Revell's fabulous U-Boat; good
instructions; thin decals printed in perfect register
Reviewed by Brett Green
ULAD's 1/72 scale
Type VIIC U-Boat Decals are available online from Squadron
Revell's 1/72 scale TypeVIIC U-Boat is one of the most spectacular kit
releases in recent years.
New decal company ULAD has quickly seen the potential
to customise this remarkable model with a compact but very versatile set
This set includes individual markings for following
14 boats in a total of 17 versions wearing six different camouflage
schemes comprising different shades of grey with a variety of demarcation
lines and patterns. The specific boats covered are:
U-79, 82, 95, 96, 132, 136 (two styles), 201 (three styles), 202,
204,235, 262, 302, 558 and 564.
There are some great, colourful emblems on the small decal sheet including
blue swordfish, a green frog, snowmen, black cats and a number of more
conventional heraldic shields.
The decals are perfectly printed, thin and in register. The small
instruction sheets include diagrams and a brief summary of the record of
each boat. The "centrefold" of the instructions feature full-hull port and
starboard views of U-82 and U-201, both of which sport diagonally striped
Colour callouts are made via a reference list which quotes
RAL numbers plus paint matches for Humbrol and Revell. This list also
allocates a greyscale colour key. The only problem with this method is
that, with four different shades of grey printed on greyscale
instructions, care needs to be taken to ensure which grey is on your
This decal sheet from ULAD is a worthy companion to
Revell's great new 1/72 scale Type VIIC U-Boat.
The colourful emblems and alternate camouflage patterns
will add an individual touch to your big submarine.
ULAD has labelled this release as Part One. I do hope that
we eventually see an entire Wolf Pack of options from this impressive new
Thanks to Ulrich Leverenz from ULAD Decals for the review
ULAD Decals may be ordered by contacting
Leverenz-Berlin@t-online.de or via mail order
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