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Waffen SS MG42 Gunner, WWII - Young Miniatures Review

Discussion in 'Reviews , Video Reviews and Open Book' started by Guy, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. Ventress Well-Known Member

    Country:
    England
    Arrived and in mid-prep! Great figure; even if you do need a degree in Engineering in putting the MG42 together!
  2. austerlitz New Member

    Country:
    France
    Hi.

    I like this bust but I don't want to make a "SS". Can someone tell me if the fur parka was used by Heer units ot if it was only used by waffen-ss units ? For the color, can it be painted in white ?

    Thanks.
  3. Martin64 A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
    I think that the non-reversible M 43 winterparka with Italian camouflage pattern was just an SS-item. Whatever - winter clothing was precious and if you could obtain something like this on the battlefield - why not keep it. So there might have been exceptions from the rule. If you convert the bust into German Wehrmacht you have to think about changes to the helmet cover as well.
    Cheers, Martin

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