Sunday, May 20

Some great releases from Kagero for May need a preview'in

Kagero from Poland have some excellent book releases this month for most model genres up to the fifties – Legends of Aviation in 3D with the Fokker D.VII, a “Units” book - no 1 - JG 52 Aces of the Eastern Front(with decal sheet), one for the soon to be released Martin B-26 Marauder & Douglas A-26 Invader in Combat over Europe (also with a decal sheet), also for the armour lovers there is a great book on the Panther “miniTopcolors 31 Pz.Kpfw. V Panther. In Attack & Defence” which includes decal sheets in  1/35, 1/48th and 1/72nd. Let’s have a closer look in our preview…

 May Releases from Kagero..

Marek Jaszczołt, Robert Wróblewski, Arkadiusz Wróbel

A big decal sheet with 1:72, 1:48 and 1:35 individual and national markings for 16 Pz.Kpfw. V Panther tanks.

 The decal sheet was printed by Cartograf. Each painting scheme is depicted on beautifully drawn colour profile and described in the 20 page guidebook with English and Polish text.
Please visit this link to see the product page, decals and colour profiles.

Tomasz J. Kowalski, Marek Ryś

This 168 page book, second in our Legends of Aviation in 3D series, is an invaluable reference for all modellers interested in this aircraft. It includes 114 photos, 4 pages of drawings and 175 3D renders.
Please visit this link to see product page & some sample pages.

Tomasz Szlagor

A photo-album showing particular examples of B-26 Marauder and A-26 Invader bombers which took part in air battles over Europe. The 88 page book contains 121 b&w photos, which are captioned in English and Polish. Nine planes are presented on colour profiles painted by Andrzej Sadło. Also attached is a decal sheet printed by Cartograf, which contains 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 individual markings for the following planes depicted on colour charts:
- B-26B-50-MA (s/n 42-95864) 'Valkyrie' coded '7I-B' of 497th BS / 344th BG;
- B-26B-15-MA (s/n 41-31608) 'Our Baby' coded 'AN-Q' of 553rd BS / 386th BG.
Please visit this link to see the product page, decal sheet.

Marek J. Murawski, Arkadiusz Wróbel

'Units' is a new series of small guides on famous units' history filled with photos and colour profiles. The first 32 page book includes a chronological overview of the history of Jagdgeschwader 52, which is supplemented with 45 photos; reprints of wartime documents; tables of top pilots, commanders and planes; and colour profiles of 4 aircraft. Also attached is a decal sheet printed by Cartograf, which contains 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 individual markings for the following planes:

- Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-3; 'Yellow 5' of 9./JG 52, Coquelles, France, July 1940,
- Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-2, W.Nr. 8165, flown by Oblt. Karl-Heinz Leesmann, Gruppenkommandeur of I./JG 52, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, June 1941,
- Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-4; W.Nr. 19249, 'White 10', flown by Lt. Alfred Grislawski of 7./JG 52, Taman, Russia, late April 1943,
- Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-10/U4; 'Yellow 11' of II./JG 52, München-Neubiberg, May 1945.
All are available this month on the Kagero website – get in there quickly!