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BRITISH ARMY WORKHORSE

Despite the Leyland Retriever being a common 6x4 truck in British service during World War Two, ICM’s kit is the first 1/35 styrene offering of the type.

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BASTOGNE THUNDERBOLT

Released as part of Dragon’s Battle of the Bulge series, its up-gunned ‘wet-stowage’ Sherman has returned with new markings to depict vehicles operated by American units involved in countering the German Ardennes offensive of 1944/45.

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ARMED HAULAGE

This is the first time IBG’s 1/72 Diamond T 968 has appeared as a standard cargo lorry since the initial release in 2014, and adds a Browning M2 machine gun to the cab roof.

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TANK CARRIER

A common sight behind Sd.Kfz 7 or Sd.Kfz. 9 half-tracks, the Sonderanhänger 115 trailer could carry vehicles of up to 10,000kg, yet this is the first styrene kit of the type in 1/72.

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LUFTWAFFE EXPERTEN

Intended as an accessory for Special Hobby’s recent 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109E kits, but equally applicable to iterations of this sub-type by other manufacturers, CMK’s two-figure set depicts Luftwaffe pilot Adolf Galland and a mechanic standing by the former’s aircraft.

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A PROUD FRENCH TANK CREW

The title of this lovely five-figure set from ICM is slightly misleading, as it comprises what appears to be three military figures (two of which seem to be tank crew – an FCM 36 is depicted on the box artwork) and two children who want to look at the tank.

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’TASHED 'JOCK'

The third in ToRo’s splendid military caricature series features an ‘archetypal’ Scottish officer as part of the British Eight Army ‘Desert Rats’ during World War Two.

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CEREMONIAL SOLDIER

A member of the Representative Honor Guard Regiment of the Polish Armed Forces is among the latest additions to ICM’s 1/16 ‘World’s Guards’ series of figure models.

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“SEND A MESSAGE”

Master Box’s German Military Men set is a rather unusual mix, comprising two members of the Wehrmacht Feldgendarmerie (Military Police), one of whom is in dispatch-rider attire, a member of the Signal Corps preparing a cable reel and what appears to be an NCO and a map-reading officer.

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FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM

Having been released in several iterations by the riginal producer, Italian firm Esci, this pack of World War Two-era partisan figures has now entered Italeri’s range.