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Offline Arteis

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28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« on: July 08, 2018, 07:07:47 AM »
I’ve finally completed sufficient models to field a WW2 Dutch force for Bolt Action or similar sized games. The models depict a small mixed force of the Dutch army as it was when the Germans invaded the Netherlands in  May 1940.

The figures and models are made by the Dutch company May ’40 Miniatures, as well as one model by Reiver Castings.

There's a personal reason I chose the Dutch: in 1940 my father was a sergeant in the Depot Battalion of the Medical Troops in Amsterdam. So I've included a unit of medics in my force to honour him.

I've posted an article on my blog with pictures and descriptions of all my Dutch units, which you can visit here: https://arteis.wordpress.com/2018/07/08/28mm-ww2-dutch-army-completed-at-last/

Here's a sampling of some of the pics from the above blog posting:












« Last Edit: July 08, 2018, 07:36:01 AM by Arteis »
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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2018, 07:25:40 AM »
Great stuff  8) 8) 8)

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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2018, 08:16:15 AM »
Good job.

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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2018, 10:57:36 PM »
They look great! Nice to see something more unusual too
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Offline Ballardian

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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2018, 04:33:17 PM »

 Nice treatment of some rather more unusual subjects, great stuff!

Offline joekano

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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2018, 05:20:30 PM »
Very cool! Love seeing less common armies
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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2018, 02:54:33 AM »
They look very nice Roly.
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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2018, 07:59:20 AM »
That's an army to envy! Really nicely done and I like the family connection to these.
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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2018, 09:50:51 AM »
such a great collection

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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2018, 10:11:36 AM »
Lovely collection.

Offline braxenk

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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2018, 11:20:01 AM »
excellent work

Offline vodkafan

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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #11 on: July 11, 2018, 11:07:02 PM »
Looks great!
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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2018, 12:30:56 AM »
Great work.
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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2018, 02:36:59 AM »
Well painted figures.
Love them.
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Re: 28mm WW2 Dutch army completed
« Reply #14 on: July 16, 2018, 06:28:47 AM »
Really good job. Always enjoy the least common armies!
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