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11 Oct 2019

12mm Centurion Mk5 DK from Butlers Printed Models

One Danish Centurion Mk5 DK. Available in 6mm (1/285), 12mm (1/144), 15mm (1/100), 20mm (1/76) and 28mm (1/56).

The Centurion was the primary British main battle tank of the post-Second World War period. Introduced in 1945, it is widely considered to be one of the most successful post-war tank designs, remaining in production into the 1960s, and seeing combat in the front lines into the 1980s. The chassis was also adapted for several other roles, and these have remained in service to this day.

By early 1952, with the Cold War heating up, NATO needed modern heavy tanks to meet the T-34 versions with the Warsaw Pact countries, and to deter Soviet forces by stationing them with the BAOR in West Germany, where the French had just the light AMX-13, and the Germans had none. America was keen to have Centurions supplied to Denmark and the Netherlands under the Mutual Defence Assistance Program.

Centurion Mk5 DK

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Centurion Mk5 DK picture 6

Pictures shown are for 15mm models

Thanks to Marc for the photo of the painted models

All models supplied unpainted, unbased and without crew (figures)

3D printed to order

Butlers Printed Models

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