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Hi, This is my recently completed Tamiya 1/48 Sherman IC Firefly depicted as vehicle 'Trzyniec' (T-331605) of the 1st Squadron, 4th Armoured Regiment, 2nd Armoured brigade, 2nd 'Warsaw' Armoured division based in Italy 1945. This vehicle was quite an unusual Firefly in the fact that it was fitted with a MkII British ARV Cupola. Trzyniec refers to a city in modern day Czech Republic in the Moravian-Silesian region very close to the Polish border (it still has a large Polish population and is home to the largest Steel plant in the Czech Republic). I added PE
Hi everyone, This is my next project. The Tamiya 1/48 Sherman IC Firefly. Whilst researching this vehicle I came across a few images of them being used by the Polish Armed Forces in Italy 1944-1945. The insignia and markings rather caught my eye and I decided it would make for a nice subject for a model. As I understand it many of the Firefly tanks used by the Polish were of the IC hybrid variety though there were a few based on the standard MK 1 hull. Hopefully the Tamiya kit I have should give an accurate representation for these IC vehicles....after all the British sup