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Bury My Heart at Stalingrad Campaign Proposal
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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 08:32 PM UTC
I'm sure there were a few such signs dotted around when the Germans got there. I got the idea from this
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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 06:44 PM UTC
Welcome, John!
I think most of us are building German armor, so far.

Gaz
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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 05:01 PM UTC

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Something more like this?

Russian Cyrillic wall sign (with Bullet holes you probably can't see)






I like this Tag. Even if some of use are building German armor.

JohnA
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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 04:57 PM UTC

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Hi John A,

Good choice - looks like well both be doing 24th PD vehicles.

I like the banner with ol Adolf getting his butt kicked, too.

Jerry



Thanks Jerry

"Death of a Leaping Horseman"


Enlisted! Plan on building PzKpfw II F of the 24th PD.

JohnA


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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 12:20 PM UTC
Welcome, Matthew!
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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 09:56 AM UTC
Just signed up for this one. Really looking forward to it. This weekend I bought the Cyberhobby 15cm Sturm-Infanteriegeschutz 33 auf Pz III with German 6th Army Stalingrad 1942/43 at Scale Model World in Telford so will build that I guess. Should be a nice easy build.

I like the look of both the ribbon options.

cheers

Matthew
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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 08:45 AM UTC

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Weren't all J's renamed L's at some point?



Thanks, Gaz, I stand corrected - I went home and looked it up, and it says black-on-white in the Panzer Tracts book on the later models of the III that Auf. J to L was merely a designation change. I was thinking of the Ausf. M, which came later than the L, logically enough.

Peter, thanks for the signs, they both look cool!

Jerry
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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 07:45 AM UTC
John,
Thank you for setting up the Campaign page so quickly!

Peter, those both look great. Thank you!

Gaz
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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 12:50 AM UTC
I like both of those.

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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 11:20 PM UTC
Something more like this?

Russian Cyrillic wall sign (with Bullet holes you probably can't see)



A simple Vs



Just a couple of more serious ones for comment. Will need some work to fit kb restrictions
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 10:15 PM UTC
Hi fellas,

You can read the info and enlist HERE !!!

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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 10:08 PM UTC

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Im not sure whether this version was used at Stalingrad by the 24th PD, but maybe you could backdate it to a J.

Jerry



Weren't all J's renamed L's at some point?

Gaz
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 09:34 PM UTC
Hi Gazza,

Yep, as much as I like the boot-to-butt one, it obviously wont show up clearly at that size. The medals are a good idea, or maybe a German road sign during the battle, like the one on this site (after being trimmed):

http://talesofclosecombat.blogspot.com/2013/09/battle-of-stalingrad-i-have-finally.html

Kalin, building a vehicle from one of the other Axis powers is a great idea!

Robbie, thanks for the reference - I might have to pick that one up. As far as another Panzer III kit goes, the one from Tamiya is a Ausf. L, not J:

https://www.scalemates.com/kits/103419-tamiya-35215-panzerkampfwagen-iii-ausf-l-sd-kfz-141-1

Im not sure whether this version was used at Stalingrad by the 24th PD, but maybe you could backdate it to a J.

Jerry
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 10:44 AM UTC
Hi Rob,
Thank you for the suggestion.

Have you tried finding the Tamiya J?

Gaz
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 08:45 AM UTC
Salutations all.

May I suggest a book about the 24th Panzer Div. in Stalingrad. Pretty detailed day-to-day story. I did a Tamiya 251 halftrack a bunch of years back that got me interested in the division and later getting the book. I want to do a Pz IIIJ in 24 Pz Div markings but kits for that version seem a bit scarce and just as expensive for me.

https://books.google.com/books/about/Death_of_the_Leaping_Horseman.html?id=HKXyAwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=kp_read_button#v=onepage&q&f=false

Cheers


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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 06:55 AM UTC
Thanks Gaz. I hope I can include interesting machines.
Success!
Kalin
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 05:36 AM UTC
Kalin,
The Italians and Romanians were an important part of the Stalingrad story. Please feel free to include them.

Gaz
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 01:21 AM UTC
Hello everyone!
Gaz the idea of ​​Stalingrad I like. Count me in.
I have a question: The fighting on the Don River between September 1942 and February 1943 would have answered the subject. Or should we only focus on the Stalingrad region?
I want to make a model of the Italian or Romanian Army.
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Posted: Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 09:18 PM UTC
Maybe these will be helpful:
Russian medal for the defence of Stalingrad:


German badge for Stalingrad:
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Posted: Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 08:22 PM UTC

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I'm guessing that at proper size, the boot to butt tag won't be easy to decipher.




You guessed it. You would have to be 'in the know'

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Posted: Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 10:26 AM UTC
I'm guessing that at proper size, the boot to butt tag won't be easy to decipher.

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Posted: Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 08:34 AM UTC
Hi John A,

Good choice - looks like well both be doing 24th PD vehicles.

I like the banner with ol Adolf getting his butt kicked, too.

Jerry
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Posted: Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 07:35 AM UTC
Im in with a PzrKpfw II F/G in the 24th Panzer Division moving towards Stalingrad.



According to the above pic from this website https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/germans-stalingrad-pictures-1942-1943/.


I like the Boot to Butt tag!!


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Posted: Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 11:18 PM UTC

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Brave start... now how bout making it a bit more warlike.

Gaz



How about something like this



Or This




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Posted: Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 02:02 PM UTC

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Just Playing around:



Brave start... now how bout making it a bit more warlike.

But TBH... might be easier if you leave the heart out of it.

Gaz