Valiant Miniatures have released a new plastic model kit. This, the 10th kit in their plastics range, features heavy weapons used by German paratroopers during World War II.
Available now – http://www.wonderlandmodels.com/products/valiant-172-german-paratroop-heavy-weapons-set/
This set contains:
PaK 36 37mm AT Gun
AT Rocket for PaK 36
LG40 75mm Recoilless Gun
Wheeled Weapons Container
11 Crew Figures
“Extra firepower for your German airborne forces. The set contains the LG40 75mm recoilless gun first used in the battle for Crete, a PaK 36 37mm anti-tank gun with Stielgranate 41 anti-tank grenade option – as seen in action in the Carentan episode of Band of Brothers, a 50mm Granatwerfer 36 light mortar and an Panzerbüchse 39 anti-tank rifle. 11 figures with arm/ammunition options are supplied and the set comes complete with a wheeled drop canister. ”
Airfix have just released a new set of vehicles taken from their previously released bomber supply set.
The Bedford truck is ideal for use as your 15cwt trucks for Company level, or for troop transport vehicles in a British Motor Company.
The motorcycles are perfect for your messengers to whisk them across the battlefield in no time, often relaying IDF orders in the same turn they are issued.
While not part of the Company lists, the Tilly utility vehicle would be ideal for use in special scenarios or in terrain features.
Available very soon come another fantastic set of 1/72 scale tanks from Plastic Soldier Company; the British Churchill tank.
The set contains enough parts for two vehicles that can not only be built as a standard Mk.IV vehicle, but can also be built as either the 75mm gun armed Mk.VI, 95mm howitzer armed close support variant, or the ACRE Churchill armed the spigot mortar affectionately known as the ‘dustbin launcher’.
The Plastic Soldier Company have announced the release of their next addition to their range of 1/72 scale models; a set of German half-tracks with conversion parts to produce 4 different variants.
PSC Half-Track Variants Box Art
The box set contains not only enough parts to build 4 Sd.Kfz.251 Ausf.D Half-tracks, but also 37 crew figures and conversion parts for one each of the following variants:
Sd.Kfz.251/8 Mortar Carrier
Valiant Miniatures have just released a 1/72 scale British QF 6-pounder anti-tank gun. As with the rest of the range, the gun is hard plastic and high detail, so paints up really well. The kit also includes crew figures.