Tamiya 35288 1/35 Scale WWII French Infantry Set
French Soldiers on the Front Line
This is a six figure set of French soldiers counterattacking the invading German forces in the early period of WWII. ?Comes with the squad leader holding a pistol giving commands, four riflemen in various attacking positions, and a machine gunner in the lying position taking aim which adds to the tension of the situation they are in. ?In addition to the open battle uniform and overcoat wearing soldiers, the "Kepi" helmet peculiar to the French military is also included. ?The French soldiers are equipped with M1936 rifles and a Mle1924/29 machine gun, and pistol holsters add to the realistic finish.
About the Uniform
In the early stages of WWII, the French soldiers wore M1920/35 khaki field uniform provided from 1935, and many soldiers also wore a M1938 overcoat. Non-commissioned officers were equipped with the M1932 overcoat and leather leggings. When not in combat, all ranks wore the kepi helmet.