The T-55 tank first appeared in 1958, and its lineage stretches back to the wartime T-34 and the T-44. It served with many armed forces, including the Warsaw Pact countries, Afghanistan, Angola, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Poland, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia, and has seen action most recently in the two Gulf Wars. This title focuses on the basics of assembly and finishing, together with more advanced modelling projects using conversion kits and extensive scratchbuilding, covering both 1/35- and 1/72-scale versions.
Buy Modelling the T-55 Main Battle Tank book by Nicola Cortese from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(248mm x 184mm x 7mm)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Author Biography - Nicola Cortese
Nicola Cortese was born in Montreal, Canada, in 1961 to Italian-Irish parents. He began AFV modelling in the late-1990s. Sam Dwyer specialises in armour modelling. He has been building plastic models for over 25 years, his first being a Matchbox 1/72-scale Lancaster Bomber he 'helped' his father with at the tender age of 5. Graeme Davidson is a serving officer in the Canadian Army; has been an active modeller for over 20 years:; and is a regular contributor to the missing-lynx.com galleries. Andrew Dextras began modelling in 1997 and is the founder of the missing-lynx.com website.