Allied Armour in Italy, 1944-45

...2 recent 1/72 sets from Star Decals

Allied Armour in Italy, 1944-45

2x 1/72 decal sets from Star Decals.

Two recent sets from Star Decals, both featuring the late war Italian theatre. An interesting mix of armoured vehicles and camouflages. They are also done in 1/35 scale as well. One set if for South African vehicles while the other features tank destroyers from France, South Africa, New Zealand, USA, Britain and Poland.

72-A 1091 South African Tanks & AFVs in Italy, 1944/45

A - Firefly Mk VC, Pretoria Regiment, 11th SA Armoured Brigade, in 1944/45 - In an overall plain Olive Drab.
B - Sherman Mk V, Artillery Observation Post, 22nd Field Artillery, Italy in 1944 - in a Light Mud and Blue-Black camouflage pattern.
C - Sherman Mk V, Possible Pretoria Regiment, 11th SA Armoured Brigade, Monte Vigesa, 1944 - in a Light Mud and Blue-Black camouflage pattern.
D - Sherman Mk IIA, Pretoria Regiment, 11th SA Armoured Brigade, 1945 - In an overall plain Olive Drab.
E - Humber Scout Car, HQ, 11th Armoured Brigade, 6th SA Armoured Div, Bolgna, Italy, 1945 - In an overall plain Olive Drab.
F - M3A1 Scout Car, 6th SA Armoured Div, Italy November 1944 - 2 alternative schemes, one in an overall plain Olive Drab and another in a Light Mud and Blue-Black camouflage pattern

72-A 1092 M10 TD, Allied Tank Destroyers in Italy

A - M10 TD, NZ 31 Battery, 7th Anti-tank Rgt, nr Faenza in Decenber 1944 - In an overall US Lustreless Olive Drab.
B - M10 TD, 7e RCA (Regiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique, 1944 - In an overall US Lustreless Olive Drab.
C - M10 TD, 2nd Anti-tank Rgt, 2nd Warsawska Armoured Div, Lorato, August 1945 - In an overall US Lustreless Olive Drab.
D - M10 TD, Polish Anti-tank Rgt in 1944/45 - In an overall US Lustreless Olive Drab.
E - M10 TD, 72nd Anti-tank Rgt, RA, Auust 1944 - In a disruptive camouflage pattern
F - M10 TD, SADF, 1/11 Anti-tank Rgt, Italy 1945 - In a US Lustreless Olive Drab.and black camouflage pattern.
G - M10 TD, 601st Tank Destroyer Bn, Agropoli, Italy in September 1943 - In an overall US Lustreless Olive Drab with Earth Yellow disruptive camouflage
H - M10 TD, 601st Tank Destroyer Bn, crossing the Volturno River, 1943 - In an overall US Lustreless Olive Drab.
J - M10 Achilles, 93rd Anti-tank Rgt, RA, River Savio October 1944 - In an overall US Lustreless Olive Drab.

Thanks to Star Decals for our examples.

Robin