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ICM: WW1 US Truck & Figures
CMOT
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 07:21 AM UTC


Darren Baker takes a look at one of the latest releases from ICM where they offer their WW1 US troops packaged with a WW1 US Standard B Liberty Truck in 1/35th scale.

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bill_c
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 08:16 AM UTC
Do the figures have the same poses as in the box art? This should be a solid addition to the growing Great War kits on the market.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 09:23 AM UTC
Yes they do Bill from what I can see.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 11:42 PM UTC
These figures are from the earlier ICM set AEF 1917 which was their first American set.

The leggings are the laced stiff canvas leggings worn when the AEF first arrived. They were not practical and replaced with puttees for the trenches. The side laced ir button soft canvas leggings also didn't work well in the wet, but the Marines used.them anyway.

I did a diorama with two sets a couple of years back doing all the conversion work to 1918 combat troops, just in time for ICM to release their action posed AEF assault troops 1918.

I have a stack of books on World War I uniforms because the Scalelink figures got me interested a million years ago.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 02:38 AM UTC
Yes, the figures are the same set as the earlier release, consisting of an officer with a camera posed taking a photo of three walking soldiers. The set also came with a sprue of accessory gear, including helmets. What I don't understand is why ICM packaged these figures with the truck, instead of their truck driver and officer crew, which would have made more sense (to me anyway).
VR, Russ