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Tankograd's 155mm Howitzer Book
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Washington, United States
Joined: March 23, 2004
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2008 - 07:47 AM UTC
This looks like a great reference book for a workhorse WW2 US artillery piece. Italeri did make a 155mm Howitzer kit in the 80's, but it wasn't well detailed and better represented the M1A2 postwar version. This book would come in handy for someone to rework the kit to the M1 configuration. It seems these kits are still available on ebay from time to time.
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Joined: July 03, 2007
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2008 - 03:35 AM UTC
That is a very nice series. Using the original technical material for a reference is a great way to see all of those details that might be hidden otherwise. It is nice to see a subject being written about that is not currently covered in a kit. Sure it is a little like putting the cart before the horse, but it could maybe push things along.

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Provincia de Lugo, Spain / Espaņa
Joined: April 23, 2003
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2008 - 01:51 AM UTC
Just published, a review of Tankograd Publishing's new book on the U.S. 155mm Howitzer series. The Review can be seen:

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