For the first time Magnus Lindström and Bob Prati are delighted to announce a joint venture. Working with RP World Models, Tradition of London are releasing two new WWI products. WWI infantry and the detailed all metal Steadfast tanks in the form of British and French tanks with infantry.
These lumbering slow moving leviathans that made their debut at Fers-Courcelette, in the latter stages of the Battle of Somme during WW1, were to be the vanguard of a military revolution.
The tank as it was nicknamed would change land warfare forever. For the infantry, who have been down in swaths they are crossed the exposed and heartless no man's land, they were a godsend.
The conditions for the crews in these metal boxes were challenging to say the least. It was hot, extremely noisy, the cabin filled with carbon dioxide fumes from the engine, there was no suspension and when small arms fire hit the outside armor it created "splash" within.
Haig, who immediately ordered a thousand of these fighting machines.
Total weight of Mother tank circa 2Kg - 25cm Length, 8cm Height and 14cm Wide