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Young Miniatures (Korea) - News

Discussion in 'Figure News' started by Martin Rohmann, Jan 8, 2020.

  1. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
    The January bust from "Young"...:

    Title: German Tank Hunter, WW2
    Scale: 1:10
    Resin
    Sculptor: Original Michael Lee, Modification: Young B. Song
    Boxart: Michael Lee
    Number: YM1884

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    http://www.young-miniatures.com/English/News-English.htm


    The one with the unpacked and strapped gas mask seems to me to be correct. There are a bunch of original photos showing "Panzerschreck" gunmen shooting with gas masks ...:

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    Why? Maybe because of the escaping gases from the rocket-like projectiles when firing...


    Cheers
  2. JasonB A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    They used the gas mask prior to the 'shreck being fitted with a shield, the exhaust from the rocket would blow back in their face. After the shield was fitted it was unnecessary. So this guy wouldn't need the gas mask, I'm guessing its a separate part that could be left off?
    NeilW likes this.
  3. gedmagpie Active Member

    Country:
    Canada
    Or one could just leave the shield off the panzerschreck!
    Tom W. and JasonB like this.
  4. EPHISTOIRE Member

    Country:
    France
    maybe tactical camouflage...o_O

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