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Opel Blitz
Unterstand fur Feldkuche

by Sante Candia


Opel Blitz


Italeri's 1/35 scale Opel Blitz is available online from Squadron.com




This diorama, Unterstand fur Feldkuche, was inspired by some drawings found in the book, "Feldbefestigungen des Deutschen Heeres (1939-1945)", by Wolfang Fleischer. It depicts the structure of a small fortification used for the german field kitchens during the Second World War.

The setting is somewhere on the Eastern Front. This being a somewhat stable arena - fortifications of this type were built some months before. The time period depicted in the diorama is 22nd June, 1944. This was when "Operation Bagration" began.

The Opel Blitz (with an Imbert generator) belongs to the bakery company of the 18th Panzergrenadier Division.

The following material/kits have been used:

  • Italeri Opel Blitz (with Eduard detail set, SMA Imbert Generator

  • Accessories from various firms (Royal Model, Verlinden Productions,

  • Figures from Tamiya and Verlinden.

  • The fortification is scratchbuilt.



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Model, Text and Images Copyright 2003 by Sante Candia
Page Created 22 February, 2003
Last Updated 25 March, 2004

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