Not a lot of wargaming of note lately for me. Always piddling about on this project or that, but nothing write
home blog about.
Did do up a couple of Waffenkammer resin tanks included for me in an order by WillB [link to company]. I added a late war T-34 to go against any German Kitties (Panthers or Tigers) others might have for a game of 'What a Tanker', or to be hunted by my German panzerfaust-armed lads.
|T-34/85 with a 'Bad Squiddo' female driver (used as more 1:48 scale to the Warlord plastic infantry than the provided driver) She seems to be shaking her fist in defiance .|
|But of course one just MUST do all the rust and weathering! Mind you I really don't think tanks lasted long enough to acquire such wear in reality.|
The other, a rather smaller R-35 in Italian employ for support of my Italian Camicie Nere/ Blackshirt militia contingent. A famous ‘charge’ of 12 of these caused consternation for the Americans at Gera in Sicily… for several minutes…..
|The two man crewed R-35 with the supplied commander/gunloader/gunner having a seat outside ("unbuttoned") . He is attached by a magnet in his knee...|
|...to the internal magnet which allows me to remove him and....|
This R-35 was inspired by the following images of the tanks engaged at Geta: