Thursday, December 31

Preview: New Abrams Squad Mag & two new books for the new year from Pla Editions...

Pla Editions has three new publications just in time to kick of 202. Issue 34 of "Abrams Squad" is of corse on the way, as well as a reference book covering Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) “Iron Horse”, 1st Cavalry Division of the US Army & book featuring the trators of the eastern bloc in modelling and dioramas. See more about each of them in our preview...

Preview: New Abrams Squad Mag & two new books for the new year from Pla Editions...

ABRAMS SQUAD Magazine #32 
Softcover, A4 Portrait format
72 Pages
Available in Spanish or English languages
Price: 10€
Abrams Squad: is The Modern Modelling Magazine is the for modellers - the first to take on this genre and probably the best devoted to modern warfare settings. Here you will find the best articles of the best modellers and writers in the world. Step by step articles, painting techniques, building techniques, illustrated reports, news, reviews and much more.

4.- Commander's Display Unit (news and revisions) - Commander's Display Unit brings you news and reviews from all of the latest products on the market right now...

6.- RTS: M60A1 A build of the Takom kit with side-by siderefference pictures of the original tank - very handy for those making or wanting a good assessment of the kit.
20.- “K1A1” This Academy kit is built here by ByeongSoo Kim. The South Korean version of this tank is actually made by Hyundai and in service today - the kit looks very impressive int he preview picture...
32.- “Ramses Chariot, AT-T” by Ivan Momcilovic. The AT-T artillery tracktor  - a derivative of the T-54 tank is the kit from Trumpeter in focus in this interesting diorama by Ivan. 
42.- "Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict, references" by Abrams Squad.features the vehicles and the damages made by The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which was is an ethnic and territorial conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The conflict escalated into a full-scale war in the early 1990s.
46.- “Highway to Hell, Type 69-II” by Simon Antelmi recreates a scene on this infamous stretch of broken road on the retreat of the Iraqi Army back into "safe" territory with the help of the Takom kit. 
56.- “S-400 Triumph” by Vyacheslav Sergeyevich  takes the Trumpeter kit and adds his unique touch and skill to make something amazing out of the menacing vehicle kit. 
66.- “Dragon Thunder, references” by Walter Böhm - Author of the new book "Iron HOrse Brigade" from Pla Editions, Walter gives us a taste of his work and a hint of what is n this new reference book from  Pla Editions...

By Walter Böhm
From Pla Productions
All texts in English
A4 size in portrait format
Softcover book
72 Pages 
Price: 15€
Reference book about the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) “Iron Horse”, 1st Cavalry Division of the US Army. The reputed Military journalist Walter Böhm offers an interesting view of the material of the Iron Horse Brigade in Germany.
A visual guide for modellers and military enthusiasts with lots of pictures of M1A2 Abrams, M2A3 and M3A3 Bradley, M106, M1 Abrams Breacher, M104 AVLB Wolverine, M88A2 Hercules, M109A6 Paladin and many other vehicles.

"Tractors, Modeling Eastern European Civil Vehicles"
From Abrams Squad
Author:  Grzegorz Krawczyk
All text in English
108 Pages
Price: €20
"Tractors, Modeling Eastern European Civil Vehicles" is the first book by the renowned model maker Grzegorz Krawczyk, a specialist in civil construction vehicles and scale tractors. His works are acclaimed around the world and in this book, you will discover how he works and what techniques he uses.

Models built in this book:
4.- T-100
16.- T-130B
32.- T-16M
44.- KRAZ 255 Truck
58.- KAZ 606A
These magazines are now available directly from the Pla Editions Website or from their distributors worldwide