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Showcase: Konflikt '47 DAK Walkers

This is a post I have wanted to make but haven’t–for who knows what reason (not me; I haven’t a clue). As my primary German army is Afrika Korps, I have modeled my Konflikt ’47 German walkers/Panzermechs to fit the army. 469 more words

28mm

Out of Africa

Germany got a bit ambitious in the 1940s. Not content with being complete dicks in Europe, they sent an expeditionary force to North Africa to assist their ally Mussolini in expanding his fascist ideas across the Mediterranean. 162 more words

Lego

An eagle in Africa

A Luftwaffe pilot talks to a soldier, standing next to a car of the make Adler (“Eagle”). The location is probably Libya or perhaps Tunisia, and it could be in 1942, give or take a few months. 267 more words

Luftwaffe

8th Army and Afrika Korps

In 1976 Britains introduced the 8th Army and Afrika Korps to their range of Deetail Toy Soldiers.  Both were removed from the Catalogue in 1980. 237 more words

1970's

German armoured recovery

The wartime US intelligence document below gives a good overview of the organisation of German armour recorvery and maintenance.

http://www.lonesentry.com/articles/ttt08/german-tank-maintenance-recovery.html

Recommended reading.

The picture below shows the heavy recovery vehicle in action, in this case on captured almost certainly during CRUSADER, when the workshops of both German armoured divisions fell into the hands of the Allied troops. 36 more words

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