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Tank Kapitan WW2

Article about: Hello I took advantage of some spare time to create this early display of a tank officer. He is wearing a M35 wool gymnasterka and pilotka ans well as his leather suite to get better protect

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    Hello

    As one says, better later than never.

    My last addition to this display, an early leather M35.

    All the best

    Bruno

    Tank Kapitan WW2

    Tank Kapitan WW2

    Tank Kapitan WW2

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    A superb display

    What would be the weapon of choice in the holster?

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Hello Woolgar,

    Thanks for your comment. The Nagant would fit nicely. Therfore I am wondering if tank crew weren't mostly using Tokarev… To be checked.

    Have a happy end of the year

    Bruno

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    how do you get the arms through the tunics?

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    Hello

    It will depend on your diplay.
    If using a modern one, I would of course suggest to enter the arms first and then fix them on the display.

    In my case, I was using an old one from the 30s-40s. The advantage is that they are smaller than the current ones. The heads can be taken off so I start with the arms (from the front), put them up and then slip the gym on the display.
    Check the size before to make sur it fits (and that you will also be in a position to take it off after

    Hope it helps

    Bruno
    Last edited by bourguignotte; 12-31-2019 at 05:12 PM.

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    beautiful display, those prewar tank grey uniforms are some of the nicest looking, i still need to get pants and a hat and finish a display for my tank commissar french tunic

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    Will be a nice display

    Therefor with a french tunic, shouldn't you have the blue galyphe?

    That would definitively make it easier

    Nice project, I look forward to see it.

    Bruno

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