is a well-posed offering of one soldier, possibly an officer, helping
another to his feet and pointing him forward with his M1 carbine.
Is the downed figure injured, or beset with fear? There are no wound
marks on him, so you can create your own reason for positioning
them in a diorama or vignette.
GIs are similarly dressed in the M1943 jacket and woolen trousers;
one wears the 1944 boot with buckled leather gaiter. You'd be safest
to put this pair in autumn 1944 setting until the end combat in
May 1945. They are lightly equipped; the standing figure doesn't
wear combat suspenders, and the kneeling soldier has no pack hanging
from his suspenders. He's armed with a Garand and also has a separate
helmet. The leading figure has an M1943 entrenching tool and fighting
knife. You could add some gear from your spares if you wish.
and detail is excellent, and the pieces are flawlessly cast, which
is the typical standard for Hobby Fan figures. The set comes with
a small cobblestone road base which might come in handy for a vignette
for other figures should you employ this pair in a different setting.
is a unique duo that definitely stands out from the usual military
poses we've grown accustomed to.