Modelling Armoured Cars of World War II

Robin Buckland
This book is designed to be a valuable reference for wargamers and modellers who build and paint models of the armoured cars used during World War II. It includes extensive information on the many different types, some well known and others less so, with photographs of vintage vehicles to help create realistic models. It is aimed at new entrants to this hobby, as well as those who wish to widen their field of interest. With over 220 colour photographs, this book includes hints and tips on modelling tools and accessories; British, Commonwealth, German, Italian, Hungarian, Japanese, American, Soviet and French armoured cars, and more. There are guidelines for building plastic, resin and metal models in 1/76, 1/72, 1/48 and 1/35 scales. Real-life reference pictures and a 3D-printed model is featured.
Modelling Armoured Cars of World War II by Robin Buckland

About the author

Robin Buckland is a lifelong modeller who started writing the 'Armoured Column' in Airfix Magazine in 1985. Then from 1986 to 2017 he wrote 'Small Scale Scene' articles in Military Modelling every month. Between 2009 and 2017 he was the editor of the website. Now he keeps his own website,, and is the editor of the bi-monthly magazine Tankette for members of Miniature Armoured Fighting Vehicle Association. He is also the author of Crowood’s Modelling German World War II Armoured Vehicles.

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