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Track Story #6: Hotchkiss H35/H39
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Posted: Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 04:52 AM UTC
Gary Kato provides a review of Track Story #6: Hotchkiss H35/H39, published by Editions du Barbotin.

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Posted: Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 06:38 AM UTC
Nice one Gary! - did you spot the official illustrations show the cupola in the centre of the turret roof I also discovered while building the Trumpeter Hotchkiss that you can get away with diascope vision devices on the turret of early production H-39s, something the book doesn't show.

Absolutely worth buying in spite of any caveats.

David
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Posted: Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 08:04 AM UTC

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Nice one Gary! - did you spot the official illustrations show the cupola in the centre of the turret roof



No, I hadn't noticed! But then I suppose such errors happen in current manuals as well.
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Posted: Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 08:32 AM UTC
Another one on the way too

http://www.minitracks.fr/

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Posted: Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 09:37 AM UTC
Wow. Actually I think the Trackstory format would be too small for the FT-17 although if they just stick to French/German use it might not be bad.
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Posted: Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 09:30 PM UTC
I suspect the new volume will just cover use of the FT-17 in the late 30s and 1940, maybe with some German conversions.

David