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REVIEW
MMP Warpaint Vol. 4
c5flies
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Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 01:17 PM UTC
Alan McNeilly takes us inside the new Warpaint book from MMP, Volume 4 Colours and Markings of British Army Vehicles 1903-2003 by Dick Taylor.

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
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Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 10:49 PM UTC
Nice review Alan, thanks. Warpaint is definitely a series of books well worth getting.

The one thing missing (probably in editing) is the link to the Vehicle Names table though - so here it is.
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Posted: Friday, June 15, 2012 - 03:18 AM UTC
Hi Ken,

Thanks, the link is on the bottom of the MMP page, but your's is more direct.

Cheers

Al
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Posted: Friday, June 15, 2012 - 03:37 AM UTC
Been waiting a couple of months fpr volume 4. If it's half as good and indeed as useful as the first three I will have to add it to my library.

Paul
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Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 04:05 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Nice review Alan, thanks. Warpaint is definitely a series of books well worth getting.

The one thing missing (probably in editing) is the link to the Vehicle Names table though - so here it is.




This is not correct.
In the book there is a reference to the MMP website! Pls., do have a look at page 64.
http://www.mmpbooks.biz/mmp/books.php?book_id=171


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Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 04:17 AM UTC
Very informative and easy going reading, with a lot of photographs to make a very detailed model of almost any vehicle ever in UK service world wide.
Complements to Mr. Dick Taylor for his enormous amount of careful work.
However, on page 26 there is an incorrect statement about the Dutch ( not Belgian, as written) "Prinses Irene" brigade. The use of a small Belgian air force roundel was not used by the Dutch. They used a dark roundel with a left facing orange lion.
But the text covers a Belgian unit which did use this roundel.
Any one amongst you who knows which unit is meant?

Thanks in advance,

Paul