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Blitzkrieg in the West - Fra.1940
Teacher
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England - North West, United Kingdom
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Posted: Monday, January 22, 2007 - 04:36 AM UTC
Here''s another set of figures from Dragon, this time containing five figures, two of which are in action poses.

Blitzkrieg in the West - France 1940



If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
Simon
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Posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 - 12:58 AM UTC
Hi there


Thanks for the review. Looks interesting, and with the Char Bis tank some really interesting dios could be made.

Thanks again

Simon
briansturm
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Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2007 - 04:56 AM UTC
Greetings: Vinnie, I don't know how much pull you have with Dragon, but what I thought would be an interesting area in which Dragon could explore--and that is hand to hand combat summer and winter in the East. There are so many option with which Dragon could exploit = lots of revenue (which is why all companies exist). I was also like to see them manufacture into the idea of Russian tank riders in the winter phase (as the Russians lacked armor persnonel carriers). I just wanted to see if you could simply suggest these thoughts to Dragon as they seem to have you review their latest products. Thanks, and Kind Regards--Brian
AndyD
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Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2007 - 04:08 PM UTC
Interesting set indeed.
5 figures instead of the usual 4 and two different styles - action and casual.
Will be interesting to watch how this develops.
Alpenflage
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Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2007 - 07:29 PM UTC
Good review, Vinnie. Interesting subjects, but I will have to say this is "yet another German figure set". I like the France 1940 theme, and both the PzB39 crew, and the early Sturmgeschutze crew are good to have.

I do hope Dragon continues with this range of figures based on the Concord book (CPC-6001) Blitzkrieg 1939-41, with all the Ron Volstad artwork. If you dont have this book, its well-worth picking up

Pre-orders are in, and I will be looking forward to seeing these new figures arrive !

Cheers !!

Robert
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Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2007 - 05:29 AM UTC
Al I can say is "ssoooooooo sweet" I know it's another german dragon set but still look at that gun!! damn! I'm gonna have to think up a dio just to throw those to action pose figures in. Thanks for the heads up Vinne I'm calling my hobby shop as I write this message. All you have to do is say a few words and the money starts flyin" eh? lol