Pz.Kpfw. 35S 739(f) by Marko Mäkinen
Manufacturer: Heller (#80197) email: mtm66pz(at)yahoo.com
The Germans captured and pressed into service a substantial amount of SOMUA tanks captured from the French, for whom these had been their best AFVs. The kit is the old but decent Heller offering, with some detailing and modifications mostly around the side hatches, commanders cupola, main gun, side skirts and stowage. Although a panzergrau would have been be a far more common painting on a German SOMUA, I chose to have ago with the later two-tone camouflage to represent  a vehicle used by Pz. Abt. 202 in the Balkans. Very special thanks to Ilian Filipov for a wealth of information on SOMUAs in German service.
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