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Schneider French tank, early Model kit

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Data sheet Schneider French tank, early

Brand Hobby Boss
Reference 9583861
Type of product Military model kit
Scale 1:35
Assembly to be assembled and painted
Paint and glue To be bought separately
Era World War I - 1914-1918
Box size (cm) 34 x 22 x 6

Military model Schneider French tank, early
HOBBYBOSS gives us here his third French tank at the scale 1/35.

The kit consists of more than 380 pieces to assemble with many details, individual caterpillars to assemble, parts in photo cutting.

The model should be available in early November in stores.

History: The Schneider CA 1 (originally called the Schneider CA) was the first French tank.

The Schneider tank was inspired by the need to break the stalemate of trench warfare on the Western Front during most of the Great War.

His mission was to open passages for the infantry through the barbed wire and then to remove the German machine gun nests.

After a first concept by Jacques Quellennec in November 1914, the tank was developed from May 1915 by the engineer Eugène Brillié, parallel to the British development of the same year.

Colonel Jean Baptiste Eugene Estienne in December 1915 began pushing for the formation of French armored units, leading to an order in February 1916 of the first four hundred Schneider CA tanks, which were manufactured by SOMUA, a subsidiary of Schneider located in the suburb of Paris, between September 1916 and August 1918.

The tank was of type "box", lack of a turret, with the main armament, a short barrel of 75 mm, on the right side.

Generally, it is considered of very imperfect design, even for the time, because of a poor lay-out, of an insufficient firepower, of a very restricted interior and lower mobility because of a section of nose overhanging.

Improved models were almost immediately studied but the production of these, the Schneider CA 2, CA 3 and CA 4, were finally canceled.

The Schneider CA 1 was widely used in fights during the last years of the war.

Their first action on April 16, 1917 was largely a failure, tank units suffering heavy losses, but subsequent engagements were more effective.

In 1918, Schneider tanks played an important role in stopping the German spring offensive and broke the German front during the French offensives of the summer.

They were active until the end of September 1918, less than two months before the armistice of November 11, 1918, their number having decreased considerably.

After the war, the surviving tanks were rebuilt like most utility vehicles, but six Schneider tanks were deployed by Spain in the Rif war in Morocco, and the tank was used for the last time in the beginning of the war.

the Spanish Civil War.

Scale : 1:35
The 1:35 scale is mainly used for military model tanks, guns and trucks and the corresponding figurines.

The 1:35 scale model will be 35 times smaller than the actual tank.

For example, if the vehicle is 5 m long, the model will measure 6 inches / 14.2 cm long (500/35 = 14.2).

Figurines in the 1:35 scale are about 2 inches / 5 cm high.

Type of product : Military model kit
To build a military model plastic, you'll need a few materials:
- a cutter or cutting pliers
- and model glue.
You can also paint the model with brushes(acrylic or enamel).
The model consists of different parts to cut and assemble.
Construction time will vary depending on the number of parts.

An instruction manual is provided for you inside the box.

Paint and glue : To be bought separately
The tools, paints and glue are not provided.

You can see our selection with the essential glues and paints or the full range..

To learn more about size and scale, click here.

Reference : 9583861
Other tags : 9583861 - 9583861 - HB83861 - HB83861 - HY83861 - HY83861 - 3483861 - 3483861 - 9583861

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