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Battleship Bismarck
in 1/100 Scale Part One

by Bernd Willmer

 

Bismarck Aft Command Post

images by Uwe Fauer

 


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Description

 

Last year I started a 1/100 scale model of the German WWII Battleship Bismarck.

I acquired a set of scale drawings by Mr. Gally from Germany using wartime material. Besides this plan, I am using photographs from books and archives (never enough pictures at hand, of course!).

 

 

I decided to build most of the upper structures from styrene. Although the finished model will be large (overall length 250.5 cm), the 1/100 scale still offers a challenge for making all the fine details.

I started with the After Command Post. This was an armored post and carried the rear 10.5 m range finder on its top. The brass "rivets" have a head diameter of 0.35 mm. I also used thin zink foil for small details.
 

 

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Model, Images and Text Copyright 2003 by Bernd Willmer
Page Created 27 May, 2003
Last Updated 25 March, 2004

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