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Matilda 1 Mk 1

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About the Author

About Darren Baker (CMOT)
FROM: ENGLAND - SOUTH WEST, UNITED KINGDOM

I have been building model kits since the early 70ís starting with Airfix kits of mostly aircraft, then progressing to the point I am at now building predominantly armour kits from all countries and time periods. Living in the middle of Salisbury plain since the 70ís, I have had lots of opportunitie...


Comments

Hi Darren, Thanks, a comprehensive walkaround. Gotta love this quirky vehicle. A slow moving support machine gun platform, I can see how this concept would have appealed to the Infanrty and the WW1 experience and thinking, even if to us it does seem really bizzar, but it's a brillient example of the thinking that was going on at the time.. Al
MAR 22, 2011 - 12:39 AM
Unless you know the Matilda 1 it is a surprize as you expect it to look like a Matilda from a Tamiya model box.
MAR 22, 2011 - 05:06 PM
It's the small size of the thing I find hard to get over. The first time I remember seeing it at Tankfest I was amazed.
MAR 23, 2011 - 12:31 AM