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Another week-end full of pretty figure...thank you Strelets ... can I hope for the Gurkas one of these days? ;)
These are AWESOME, Australians and Italians (? I hope so) in Africa are some of the most important sets missing. This Christmas is going to hit hard on my wallet
This is not my period of interest, but these do look like excellent poses. Well done Strelets!
Good looking sculpts, and the Aussies are a welcome surprise. Good poses, just a minor quibble over the very small (toy-sized?) revolver being carried by the officer.
Have a good weekend.
The Aussies look a bit like the Highlanders, body proportions are not quite right, whilst delighted to see them I would prefer them not "rushed" but take the time to get them right, the pose with his hand outstretched , why or what is he doing ? . Rommel always said give me a division of New Zealands and I will take any objective and a division of Aussies to hold it, or words to that effect. Aussies in defence and take the time to get them right and you have an irresistible set.
I agree with RCD. Some Vichy please. And i add some Italian Colonial troops.
Thanks for further previews of WWII North Africa/Mediterranean units.
The earlier shown Italians as well as these DAK and Australians will be excellent additions to the respective 1/72 range.
Really hope not all upcoming Aussies will look as comic-like as those grotesquely oversized musclemen presented earlier. :see_no_evil:
However, more clearly recognizable Commonwealth troops for both world wars are always a valuable addition.
Count me also in for any possible expansion regarding Far Eastern theatres 1937-45 (SE Asia & China). :wink: