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The Italian figures became an interesting diversion,
once a large collection of Arab forces had been painted.
In 1911, the Italians invaded Turkish occupied Libya which
prompted an Arab resistance that went on until the 1930's.
provides an interesting game play which pits Italian technology against
spirited and determined defense. The Italians were the first to use aircraft
in combat and motor vehicles in the desert.
These figures are from Frontier and are smaller than the
28 mm figures, being of the true 25 mm scale. To bring them more to height
with 28 mm figures, the are mounted on "double penny" bases.
Ford Model T is from Reviresco, and is in perfect scale at 1/72 with the
25 mm figures. I find the scale of these vehicle fits quite well with 28
mm figures as if the vehicles were any larger they would become imposing.
Reviresco also male a Lancia LZ1 armored car, which is
perfect for this campaign.
These Italian troops are from Cannon Fodder Miniatures and
can be used for Etheopian conquest onwards. They are a slightly larger
scale than the Frontier figures shown above (see
comparison chart) and are more suitable for those who prefer the
larger 28mm+ size figures.
We looking forward to Greg, from CFM, expanding this line.
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of the then were scanned on a flatbed scanner by laying the figure directly
on the glass.
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