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Armor/AFV: IDF [Israeli Defense Forces]
Armor and AFVs of the IDF army from 1947-today.
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Cromwell?
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Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017 - 08:38 PM UTC
Would Tamiya's 1/35 Cromwell Mk IV (35221) be a good canidate for a model of those used in the 1948 war? I have seen pictures of the one at Latrun museum marked 457 with two diagonal stripes and another (provenance unknown by me) marked 458.
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Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017 - 10:32 PM UTC
As I understand, the IDF used Cromwell Mk III and IV's during the 1948 war. THe Tamiya kit should do fine.
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Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017 - 10:48 PM UTC

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Would Tamiya's 1/35 Cromwell Mk IV (35221) be a good canidate for a model of those used in the 1948 war? I have seen pictures of the one at Latrun museum marked 457 with two diagonal stripes and another (provenance unknown by me) marked 458.



Have look at pictures 432 through 446 of the real vehicles in in this thread: http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=260992&page=4
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Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 07:54 PM UTC
Thanks for your reply.
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Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 07:55 PM UTC
Thanks for your reply. What an interesting set of photos. This will help on any future project I attempt.