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Camouflage and Markings of Allied Armor in the Battle for Cassino, January-May 1944


Author: Jeffrey Plowman
Language: English Text
Format: Soft cover
Pages:  56 pages
Photos:  78 b+w and color photos, 20 full-color plates
Publisher: Model Centrum Progres
ISBN: 9788360672228

Item No. MCP-2228 Price: $38.95



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Published to coincide with the 70th Anniversary of the battle for Cassino, this is an authoritative guide to the armor deployed by the Allies over the course of the fighting for this strategic objective. Covering American, British, Indian, Canadian, French, New Zealand and Polish armor, this book includes a number of rare and unpublished photos with detailed captions. It includes: M3A1 Scout Cars, Universal Carriers, Indian Wheeled Carriers, M8 HMCs, M10s, Stuarts, Shermans, Churchills, Grant ARVs, M31 TRVs and Valentine Bridgelayers. Contains: 56 pages, 78 b&/w photos and 20 full color plates of artwork.

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"This latest in this series covers the armoured vehicles used in the advance to and fighting for Cassino. This involved American, British, Canadian, French, New Zealand and Polish units at different stages and in different combinations. To further complicate who had what and where, tanks were passed between units and sometimes operated still in their original markings! ... With so much variety of types and colour schemes, this is a great choice for modellers as well as those interested in armoured warfare."

- Peter Brown, Military Modelling

"This is the first of this series I've had the pleasure of reading and there is some great material here for the armor modeler and historian alike. With the emphasis on colors used on these vehicles, it might be helpful to some readers to know which 'olive drab' was typically found on the US vehicles at that time as well as the corresponding British Army colors applied to the Commonwealth vehicles. Even a table with hobby paint equivalents would be useful. While there are other titles out there with that information, such information would make color reference titles such as this more helpful to the modeler all under one cover."

- Michael Benolkin, Cybermodeler Online

this is a good addition to this series, giving good guidance on the colors and the unit markings to be found there at the time

- Military Modeling

An excellent reference book for modelers as well as being a good read.”

- Scale Military Modeler International


Also available from this publisher:

Camouflage & Markings of German Armor in the Battle for Cassino January-May 1944



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