Modelling Armoured Cars of World War II (Paperback)

Modelling Armoured Cars of World War II By Robin Buckland Cover Image


This book is designed to be a valuable reference for wargamers and modellers who build and paint models of the armoured cars used during World War II. It includes extensive information on the many different types, some well known and others less so, with photographs of vintage vehicles to help create realistic models.

Modelling Armoured Cars of World War II is aimed at new entrants to this hobby, as well as those who wish to widen their field of interest.

With over 220 colour photographs, this book includes: hints and tips on modelling tools and accessories; British, Commonwealth, German, Italian, Hungarian, Japanese, American, Soviet and French armoured cars, and more. There are guidelines for building plastic, resin and metal models in 1/76, 1/72, 1/48 and 1/35 scales. Real-life reference pictures and a 3D-printed model are featured.

About the Author

Robin Buckland is a lifelong modeller who started writing for modellers in his monthly 'Armoured Column' in Airfix Magazine back in 1985. This was followed by another 31 years, from 1986 to 2017, with 'Small Scale Scene' in Military Modelling every month, along with numerous other articles. Between 2009 and 2017, he was also the editor of the website.  Now he keeps his own website,, and is also the editor of the bi-monthly magazine Tankette for members of MAFVA (Miniature Armoured Fighting Vehicle Association).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781785009068
ISBN-10: 1785009060
Publisher: The Crowood Press UK
Publication Date: December 14th, 2021
Pages: 144
Language: English