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Hinterhalt: The Art of Panther Camouflage
with Blake Coster
By August 1944, the Wehrmacht was mostly on the defensive. The Allies had broken out of their Normandy beachhead while the Red Army was rampaging westward after the success of Operation Bagration. During this change in fortune, the Allied air power proved decisive; making movement during daylight hours near impossible and menacing the trapped German forces mercilessly during the encirclement at Falaise.
Left: An excellent example of the 'Disc' scheme used by MAN / MNH.
The Daimler-Benz Ambush Scheme
Learn how to apply this camouflage scheme to the Flames Of War Panther G miniature here...
By October 1944, the Ambush scheme had all but been abandoned in favour of a much more simplified process. Newly manufactured vehicles were merely left in the red oxide colour of the rustproof primer that was applied to all armoured vehicles. Applications of dark yellow and olive green were then applied directly to the red oxide primer in order to create some remnants of a camouflage scheme.
Join me next time as I attempt to recreate these camouflage scheme on our Panther miniatures.
Read part two of Hinterhalt: The Art of Panther Camouflage here...
Read part three of Hinterhalt: The Art of Panther Camouflage here...
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