1 high quality resin and metal model kit consisting of just 7 parts, inclusive of separate turret hatches and a finely shaped 45mm gun barrel. Set is complemented by a decals sheet with markings for several Soviet, Finnish, Turkish and Spanish (both Republican and Nationalist) vehicles. Assembly instructions and Painting schema based in Vallejo range, on box reverse.
In August 1937(*), the USSR supplied to the Spanish Republic around 50 units of this tank, that were hurriedly organized into a heavy Tanks Regiment under Soviet command and pitifully thrown against Nationalist defences around Saragossa town, suffering heavy losses. Put thereafter under Spanish command, BT-5 tanks later saw action at Teruel and Ebro battles, also with little result.
Perhaps influenced by the wrong use of this tank by their enemies, the Nationalists widely underestimated it and relegated those captured to the rear.
(*) Some sources state that delivery was earlier, around April. But if so, they'd been able to participate in Brunete battle (6-25 of July) --but they didn't.
1 high quality resin model kit consisting of 17 parts --four of which are an optional T-26 turret along with separate hatchets and brass gun barrel. Also, set includes two different windshield options --either open or closed. Set in complimented by a decals sheet with markings for different vehicles of both SCW sides.
One bagged, easy assembly resin model kit; it consists of just 10 parts, including an optional turret light. Hard plastic machine gun and fore wheels. A convenient reinforcement for your armoured unit –or just for giving the model a try!