brings a bit of something new to his sculpting of this soldier toting
a full can of gasoline. The figure appears to be dressed in the
"jacket, field, lined, ETO (second pattern)," aka the
"Ike" jacket, which began to be issued in March 1944.
This jacket is noted by it's distinctive waist band and shoulder
straps; otherwise, it looks the same as the cotton khaki shirt that
was part of the summer service uniform. If you want to go that route,
just remove the straps with your hobby knife.
are non-descript, but do have the distinction of not being tucked
into some sort of legging. This enables the figure to be used in
a variety of times and settings, particularly if the modification
is made to establish the khaki shirt.
Extras are limited
to a canteen and the jerry can, to which the left hand is molded.
Heintz captures the look of someone carrying a heavy object, pulling
the left shoulder down and having the right arm outstretched to
There's a bit
of light flash and minor seams along the inner legs. This is a simple
but well done figure that should complement any number of AFVs.