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Killer KV Campaign round up

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Introduction
In the late 1930s a new tank was designed in the USSR that would later prove to be a huge thorn in the side of the axis forces fighting on the Eastern Front, The KV series of tanks. The T34s big brother was almost unstoppable by Axis forces at the beginning of the fighting and formed the basis of the mighty Josef Stalin series of tanks later in the war.

The campaign was organised by Warren Inman and ran from January 1st to May 31st 2011. 44 members signed up to the campaign with 21 members successfully completing the Campaign.
  • Andras – spongya built a KV-2
  • Ayhan TOPLU – atoplu built a Trumpeter KV-1 Ekhranami
  • Burak Cinar – Panzerace built a Trumpeter 1/72nd KV-2 with 40-50 gunshot damages
  • Bob R - Bigrip74 built a Tamiya KV-2
  • Collins – noname built a KV-1
  • Dani - madmax5510 built a 1/72nd KV-1A. The build represents a tank commanded by Lt.Zinoviy G. Kolobanov tank no.864,near Gatchina, August 1941, 1st Armoured Division, where Kolobanov’s squad this tank and four other KV1’s destroyed a column of 43 German tanks of the 8-th Panzer Division.
  • Darren Baker – CMOT built a KV-1S Ehkranami and built it as a Finnish KV1s, he also built a Trumpeter KV-1 model 1942.
  • DIERK – Maeusemelker built a Tamiya KV-1 using Model Kasten tracks, Verlinden engine kit, ABER barrel, On The Mark PE, Tow-cables by ? MG mounts and horn by MORI, Welds by E.T., Dry transfers by MB, KV-1 crew by TANK
  • Grant Voakes – Gvoakes built a KV-1 with cast turret
  • James – lespauljames built a KV-2
  • Jan Etal - tread_geek built a Pegasus Su152 Soviet Assault Gun
  • Jason D Bettis - Jasonbee71 built a Tamiya 1/48th KV-1
  • Jeremy Coyle – Herchealer built a KV-1
  • Jesper – SGTJKJ built a Zvezda 1/35 KV-1 model 40
  • John - Nito74 built a KV-1
  • KEITH LYCETT – KAYELL built a Revell KV-1 model 1940 LKZ
  • Kimmo Rajala – casualmodeler built a Trumpeter KV-1S Ehkranami with Friul tracks, ABER barrel, and some Eduard photo etch.
  • Lap Man – eMan built a Trumpeter 1/35 KV-1‘s Ehkranami
  • Orestis – orpant built a Trumpeter KV-1 Ekhranami
  • Sal - ltb073 built a Tamiya KV-1 with on the mark upgrade PE set.
  • Warren Inman – warreni built a KV-2
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About the Author

About Warren Inman (warreni)
FROM: SOUTH AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA

Greetings! I have been modeling for about 45 years on and off and have just started learning about weathering my AFVs etc. Started when I was about 3 or 4 and got to a peak of production in the late seventies with a Airfix or Matchbox kit every day or so at times. Most of those have gone but when I ...


Comments

Nice tanks!
AUG 08, 2011 - 09:14 AM
Thanks for all your work Darren.
AUG 08, 2011 - 10:40 AM
Thanks Warren for a great Campaign, despite my lack of time for being in too many Campaigns, I still managed to finish it on time. Great round up of all the models!! Thanks again for having us all building, researching and enjoying our KV's. My first and not last for sure !!
AUG 08, 2011 - 12:50 PM
Looking good !!!! I love these campaign round ups
AUG 08, 2011 - 05:03 PM
Great campaign, Warren. It was a joy to participate and great to see so many well done entries. Thanks for running it.
AUG 13, 2011 - 04:11 AM
We broke our quick reply box. Working on it. Until fixed go to topic to reply.
Thanks.