1/35 Esci T-72

Gallery Article by Dave Flitton on Nov 23 2011

This model depicts and Iraqi T-72 from the Desert Shield / Desert Storm period.  The T-72 was the most advanced tank in the Iraqi arsenal and was concentrated in the Republican Guard divisions, with the regular forces making do with older armor from the T-55 and T-62 generation.  

 

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The model is Esci's T-72 kit built out of the box;  the background is 1/1 scale Iraqi terrain.  Thanks to the Historical Miniatures Society of Northeastern Oklahoma (HMSNEO)  for donating the kit to the Baghdad Hobby Club.

Enjoy the photos.

Dave Flitton

      

Photos and text by Dave Flitton