tanker's uniforms!

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tanker's uniforms!

Postby François » Fri Sep 07, 2007 6:44 am

What was the type of uniform that Finnish tankers wore? Was it a version of the army's uniform or some sort of coveralls? My aim is to modify existing figurines to look like a WW2 Finnish tanker. I'm pretty sure that this type of figurines don't exist so, I'm not even searching.....
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Re: tanker's uniforms!

Postby Jan Peters » Sun Aug 02, 2009 8:52 pm

This seems to be the most viewed topic in this section of the forum, yet no-one has answered the call yet?
I too am looking to convert a figure into a Finnish Sturmi crew member, but do not have a clue on how they were dressed in 1944?
Is there anyone out there who can shed some light on this?
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Re: tanker's uniforms!

Postby M.E.M.A. » Sun Sep 20, 2009 5:04 am

During WW2 the Finnish tank crews dressed in the black coveralls or jackets and trousers. Look the photos:
http://www.aijaa.com/v.php?i=4909259.jpg
http://www.aijaa.com/v.php?i=4909258.jpg

Those photos are quoted from Åke Lindman's tank film "Tali-Ihantala 1944".
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