Master Box 1/35 British & German Soldiers Somme Battle 1916
Brand: Master Box
Model Number: 35158
The Master Box 1/35 British & German Soldiers Somme Battle 1916 from the plastic figure model kits range accurately recreates the real life soldiers from the Battle of the Somme during World War I. This model requires paint and glue to complete.
Manufacturer: Master Box
Model: 35158 British & German Soldiers Somme Battle 1916
Reviewed by Alan Morris
Good model to build.
Ordered this model as i intend to build this as a rememberance to soldier's on both sides of that terrible war,looks good easy to build add as much or as little detail as you like.Arrived well packaged and speedy delivery from Wonderland as usual.
Reviewed by Ralph Lloyd-Jones
Superior 1/35th WW1 figures from the Ukraine
Excellent, imaginative figures. It is good that Master Box, who already produce a lot of wonderful WW2 figures, should be moving into the Great War. This set is based on a photograph that you can find in books & on the net. You get 2 fully-equipped Tommies coming out of the Line with 4 German prisoners. (I think the man being carried IS a German, but you could paint his trousers khaki rather than Feldgrau if you want him to be British.)The British soldiers are fully-equipped with several ammo pouches, gasmask bag, entrenching tool bag, etc. all separate pieces to assemble together. Helmets with hessian covers. You can add rifle slings & fags (I gave thin stretched sprue ciggies to one Tommy & one prisoner, as they had in reality). The Germans have had all equipment, including their belts, removed. The two doing the fireman's lift (one with Red Cross armband) & wounded man are quite difficult to assemble together and you will have to do some in-filling. These models would be good in a diorama as they have no bases, but I added bases for museum display without any surrounding terrain. Much easier to paint & assemble once based. Physically they seem a little 'long', but that's a minor quibble and they look superb when finished. I would give Master Box 6 stars if I could!
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