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Modelling British World War II Armoured Vehicles

By Tom Cole

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ISBN: 9781785005473
PUBLISHED: 04/03/2019
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 335 colour and 3 black & white photos

This new book will be an essential reference for modellers and wargamers who build and paint World War II British armoured fighting vehicles. It provides extensive information on different types of vehicles, describing when they were used, by whom and for what purpose. In addition, the many modifications made to vehicles during the war are included, with guidance on how to create these for models.

Step-by-step building and painting guides illustrate vehicles in 1/35, 1/72 and 1/76 scale. This book features models, often with a comparison of models from different manufacturers, for:


  • M3 Grant Mk1, including a North African version
  • Cromwell Mk IV
  • Royal Marine Centaur
  • Cavalier Observation Post
  • Sherman M4A1 and Crab
  • Crusader III AA Mk 1
  • Matilda
  • Morris and Guy Quads
  • Bedford QLs
  • Scammell Pioneer Heavy Artillery tractor conversion
  • Anti-tank guns, e.g. the 'Pheasant', field guns, anti-aircraft guns, etc
  • Figures, including uniform painting guides

RRP: £19.99

Site Price: £15.99

E-Book Edition: £14.99 (incl. VAT)


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" For anyone contemplating small-scale AFV Modelling this book along with Modelling German WW2 Armoured Vehicles by Robin Buckland 9781785005152 are ideal and together they provide a comprehensive guide for the would-be modeller, who wants to develop his AFV modelling skills. "
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Reviewed By: Constant Scale - Journal of the Airfix Collectors' Club

" If you are interested in small-scale modelling then this is a really good read. "
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Reviewed By: Military Modelcraft International

" This is a good book, engagingly written and well-informed. It has a really personable tone with moments of levity and humour, and the pictures of completed miniature fighting vehicles are just gorgeous. "
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Reviewed By: Wargames Soldiers & Strategies

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