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4 Sets of British Shermans in Normandy Decals in 1/35...

...from Star Decals
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One of the most popular 1/35 kits has got to be the Sherman tank, in it's various forms. Done to remember the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Star Decals have produce 4 sets of themed decals for them. All good quality water-slide decals and supported with a colour placement guide.

35-C 1243 British Sharpshooters
This set has complete sets of markings for 4 vehicles belonging to the 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry.
A - Sherman Mk II, 4th Armoured Brigade, at Grand Villers, France, in August 1944
B - Sherman Mk II Command Tank, from the HQ unit of 4th Armoured Brigade in 1944
C - M5A1 Halftrack, with the REME unit of 3rd County of London Yeomanry, 4th Armoured Brigade, landing in Normandy on D+1
D - Humber Scout Car, also with 4th Armoured Brigade, at Auxy-le-Chateau, France in 1944.


35-C 1244 Sherman Firefly
There are some very nice kits of the 17 pounder armed Firefly these days, so this set deserves to be popular. Markings for 4 Fireflys are included.
A - Firefly Mk Vc of the 1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry
B - Firefly Mk Vc, 3rd County of London Yeomanry, 4th Armoured Brigade at Grand Villers
C - Firefly Mk Ic Hybrid, again from 3rd County of London Yeomanry, 4th Armoured Brigade
D - Firefly Mk Vc, 13th/18th Hussars, 27th Armoured Brigade, in Normandy, June 1944.

35-C 1245 Shermans
Four more Shermans in this pack, adding more variety to the selection of these 4 packs.
A - Sherman Mk I, from 1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry, 33rd Armoured Brigade in the summer of 1944
B - Sherman Mk I, from HQ/144 RAC, 33rd Armoured Brigade in the summer of 1944
C - Sherman Mk III, Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers), on Gold Beach on D-Day, and fitted with wading trunking.
D - Sherman Mk I, East Riding Yeomanry, on Sword beach, June 1944, and another tank fitted with wading trunking

35-C 1245 British Shermans On the Beach
Markings for just 3 complete tanks in this one, but possibly the most interesting as these will be perfect for the Resicast kit as all of them are for DD tanks.
A - Sherman Mk II DD, Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers), 8th Armoured Brigade, Gold Beach, D-Day
B - Sherman Mk V DD, of 13th/18th Hussars, 27th Armoured Brigade, Sword Beach on D-Day
C - Sherman Mk II DD, from 4th/7th Dragoon Guards, 8th Armoured Brigade, Gold Beach, D-Day

Thanks to Johann at Star Decals for my examples. The link to the Star Decals website is below, where you can purchase any of their ranges.

 

Robin

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