NVA Soldier with RPG

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Here is a RPG gunner for my NVA force. Nice is that he has a secondary arm sculpted on . This helps with the rules I play ( Danger Close Version 2). You can read more about the rules here.

As you can see here the model has a big pack of rocket grenades on the back. He really looks the business.

bare headed NVA soldier

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Here is another NVA soldier. I painted the trousers in the traditional Vietnamese color, black. So he is only wearing a uniform shirt the rest is civilian wear. So he probably is a irregular forces warrior , VC.

The miniature is again from Empress , sculpted by Paul Hicks.

 

Made a mistake

OK, i have to admit that I made a mistake when posting the pictures of two characters from the movie full metal jacket. I mixed up “Joker” and “Cowboy”.

So again and this time right:

This is Sergeant “Cowboy” Evans

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And this is Sergeant J.T. “Joker” Davis:

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Sorry for the confusion!

Full metal Jacket “Cowboy”

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Arliss Howard is the Texan Private later Sergeant “Cowboy” Evans who goes through boot camp with Joker. He becomes a rifleman and later encounters Joker in Vietnam, taking command of a rifle squad. In The Short-Timers, the book the movie Full Metal Jacket is lovely based on,  Joker mercifully kills Cowboy after he is severely wounded by a sniper trying to draw the squad out. In Full Metal Jacket, he quickly dies of a sucking chest wound while in Joker’s arms, surrounded by the few remaining members of his squad.

Again a wonderfully sculpted characterful figure by Paul Hicks. This finishes off the full Metal Jacket miniatures done by Empress Miniatures. To my shame I have to admit that i missed to do a group shot . That will be rectified shortly.