Modelling Books > Classic Modelling Guides v 2: Luftwaffe on the Eastern Front 1943-5
Classic Modelling Guides v 2: Luftwaffe on the Eastern Front 1943-5
Publisher: Crecy Publishing
Format: Paperback, 96 Pages
In this new book, leading author and modeller Brett Green focuses upon the aircraft and activities of the Luftwaffe on the Eastern Front.
With plentiful mono wartime photographs of featured aircraft, fighters and bombers alongside vivid colour photos of model construction, keen aviation modellers are provided with all the inspiration and information required to produce authentic recreations of these important aircraft. Colour profile artworks are augmented by 'flat art' and schematic views of upper and lower surfaces as well as 'scrap' detail views. With a concise overview of each aircraft's operational history (where known) and a history of its units, the reader is given a visual step-by-step guide to building that particular aircraft.
With top tips and hints from award-winning modellers, this volume includes guides to variant conversion and markings, as well as the best methods of weathering to ensure authenticity. Other topics covered include a description of appropriate tools and equipment required, tint boxes on key aces and pilots, kit availability and a useful summary of after-market products and associated products such as resin and etched brass conversion kits, decal sheets, paints etc.
Along with a short history of each campaign to provide context, the author also includes a list of key reference sources and relevant websites for further information. Perfect for all those interested to learn more about the aircraft of the Luftwaffe during this period, this book will also be an invaluable tool for those modelling these amazing aircraft.
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