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Old 05-31-2007, 07:24 AM   #1
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ENTRY # 12 - Tiger Calico - First Place Winner

Between January and February of 1945, the IV SS Panzer Korps, composed by the 5th SS Panzergrenadier Division Wiking and the 3 SS PanzerDivision Totenkopf, fought alongside with other elite SS units trying to stop the advance of the Soviet Army on Budapest. The operations Conrad I and Conrad II ended with the capitulation of the besieged and destroyed Hungarian capital. Then,the Wiking Division was ordered west into the area of Czechoslovakia in defensive operations.
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the figure:
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headsculpt: sideshow toys figure of Manfred Von Richtoffen, repainted.
body: dml modified.
hands: sideshow toys,repainted.
M43 SS cap( einheitsfeldmutze): Onesixtunique,weathered.
helmet: dml,weathered.
Uniform: coverall with winter fur hook ,dml,weathered.
oberscharführer rank pips of the collar insignia: CVI.
Boots. short brown German boots of Newline miniatures.weathered.
belt,breadbag,mess ,canteen: dml ,weathered.
Entrenching tool: Did, weathered.
rolled zeltbahn oakleaf spring: Battle gear toys.
Panzerfaust 30M: dml, weathered.
MP44: dml,repainted.
sick grenades: dml ,repainted.
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