Airfix has re-boxed Thunder Models’ 1/35 US Military Tractor, and Steve Budd makes the Case for this diminutive model.

Airfix 1/35 US Military Tractor

When thoughts turn to military vehicles, the usual suspects inevitably come to mind: armoured vehicles and trucks, but as vital as these are to any war effort, tractors are perhaps equally crucial.

At the outset of World War Two, the US government put out tenders for a rugged, reliable and easy-to-maintain tractor, and the Case VAI was the preferred choice.

During the conflict, this compact machine travelled to every theatre the Americans fought in – a testament to its versatility and value for day-to-day operations.


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