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Afghanistan Army Figures
long_tom
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Posted: Thursday, April 02, 2020 - 10:07 AM UTC
I've seen mujahedeen and Soviet Afghanistan figures for sale, but does anybody make figures of the Afghanistan military itself? They were certainly used as cannon fodder by the Soviets.
HeavyArty
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Posted: Thursday, April 02, 2020 - 12:10 PM UTC
Basically, the Afghan Army under the Soviets looked like the Soviet Army. They used the same basic uniforms and equipment.



Just like the modern Afghan Army looks very similar to US troops.



So, you could use Soviet troops to represent the Afghan Army of the '80s and modern US troops to represent the current Afghan Army.
long_tom
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Posted: Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 03:03 AM UTC
Actually the Afghan Army, at least in the early years, used uniforms that looked nothing like Soviet ones. Maybe WW1 ones.
ptruhe
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Posted: Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 08:41 AM UTC

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Just like the modern Afghan Army looks very similar to US troops.





Who taught those guys how to adjust their helmet straps? Does that one guy have a short belt of SAW ammo around his M16 barrel.

Paul