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MasterBox Hand to Hand Combat '43
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Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 03:57 PM UTC
Darren Baker reviews the last in the three part Bloody Atoll Series from MasterBox, this one labeled Hand to Hand Combat, Tarawa, November 1943.

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Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 06:25 PM UTC
Thanks for getting this one up Darren!

I'm surprised at how much flash there is around the parts, but it looks like it won't be a problem for the most part. I was wondering what the fit of the figures is like, do you think that there will be any alignment issues with them?
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Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:49 AM UTC
Jeremy I have used a number of figures from MasterBox and for the most part there products go together very well. I have too many things on my plate at the moment to start on these as well, but I believe and see no reason why these figures should be any different as despite not being one of their newest products they are new enough to have benefited from their experience.
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Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 03:52 AM UTC
The small pouch the reviewer "thinks" is a tool kit is actually the first aid dressing pouch. This was standard equipment across all theaters. The larger, "jungle first aid pouch", at the rear of the belt, was peculiar to those fighting in the pacific. Just an FYI.
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Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 06:30 AM UTC
Thank you for that Information Robert it did not occur to me they would carry two first aid kits and the only other mentioned pouch it could be was the tool kit for the weapon.