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- The exploits of Rommel and his Africa Corps are well known to students of WWII; this set of highly realistic figures and accessories recreates Luftwaffe personnel assigned to the Africa Corps.
- The 8 figures are in a variety of authentic poses, including an officer barking out orders, non-commissioned officer in shorts, soldiers with shells and a rangefinder, and much more!
- Includes parts to recreate explosive and armor piercing shells, as well as empty rounds, plus shell rack, rangefinder, shovel, hammer and so on.
- Use with any of Tamiya's wide range of 1/35 scale Africa Corps subjects to really add punch to your diorama/model.
About Luftwaffe units in the Africa Corps
Rommel's Africa Corps included a number of Luftwaffe anti-aircraft units, equipped with 88mm guns used not only in ground-to-air situations but also in engagements with enemy armor such as Matildas and M3 Grants. The units' teamwork was a constant boon for the Africa Corps, whether the enemy was airborne or a land vehicle.
About the Uniform
Both Army and Luftwaffe troops in North Africa received tropical uniform. The Luftwaffe version had a large pocket over the left knee, and other small differences. The sand-colored cloth was lighter than the Army equivalent, but faded rapidly in the sweltering heat, leading to many different shades.
Tamiya Color Paints for painting the German Africa Corps Luftwaffe Artillery Crew Set
Tamiya Color Acrylic Colors
(Item No.) Enamel Colors
(Item No.) Tamiya Color Acrylic Colors
(Item No.) Enamel Colors
(Item No.) X-10 Gun Metal 81510
80010 XF-56 Metallic Grey 81756
80356 X-11 Chrome Silver 81511
80011 XF-57 Buff 81757
80357 X-12 Gold Leaf 81512
80012 XF-58 Olive Green 81758
80358 XF-1 Flat Black 81701
80301 XF-59 Desert Yellow 81759
80359 XF-3 Flat Yellow 81703
80303 XF-60 Dark Yellow 81760
80360 XF-10 Flat Brown 81710
80310 XF-63 German Grey 81763 80363 XF-15 Flat Flesh 81715 80315 XF-64 Red Brown 81764 80364 XF-49 Khaki 81749
80349 XF-84 Dark Iron 81784 80384 XF-50 Field Blue 81750
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- High quality decal options available from Tamiya!
1/35 WWII German Military Insignia Decal Set (Africa Corps/Waffen SS)
1/16 1/35 WWII German Military Insignia Decal Set
- Make the details stand out!
Items 87131, 87132, 87133 & 87140: Panel Line Accent Color (Black), (Brown), (Gray), (Dark Brown)
- Adding realistic weathering effects to your model
Tamiya Weathering Master & Stick
1/35 German Steyr Type 1500A/01 & Africa Corps Infantry At Rest
1/35 German Armored Car Sd.Kfz.222 "North African Campaign"
1/35 German Kübelwagen
Type 82 Africa-Corps
1/35 German Tiger I
1/35 Tent Set
- Brand: Tamiya
- Part No: HC-35343
- Barcode: 4950344353439
- Scale: 1/35
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