Thursday, 28 July 2011

20mm Painted Type 28A WW2 British Anti-Tank Bunker.

A painted 2 pounder anti-tank bunker from Frontline Wargaming for my What If Operation Sealion project, currently painting some other types of bunkers, tanks and German invasion barges for the project. A Fallschirmjager platoon has been finished and just needs to be based, finally got my Jones butcher van to carry the boys from the Home Guard plus a Smith Gun for them?

Pictures below plus pictures of an actual Type 28A bunker located at Dun Mill Lock on the Kennet and Avon Canal, near Hungerford, Berkshire.



Front.

Rear.

2pdr in place and internal detail.

20mm Home Guard for scale.

Actual Type 28A bunker in Berkshire, part of the GHQ line.

Another picture of the rear of bunker.

GHQ line information here

41 comments:

  1. Rather nice model and its amazing how many there are still around the country.

    Always have in mind two I saw on either side of a bridge leading to a village in Shropshire. Would make for a good what if game.

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  2. That's a nice piece of scenery.

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  3. Very nice work Mr Lurker sir.

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  4. Wow. You really put a lot of effort in this one!

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  5. You always have the best props!

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  6. Very nice. I have a bunker kit on my own "to-do" pile -- your post is just the inspiration I needed to go get started on it.

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  7. hope we will never need them in reality again!

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  8. More like an anti zombie bunker! lol.

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  9. I really like the look of the bunker. You did a good job matching the original.

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  10. That bunker seems rather eerie. Maybe it's just my imagination.

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  11. A good film to watch is The Outpost, which you can see on Youtube.

    Lots of nasty WW2 German bods still lurking around a bunker long after the war.

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  12. I love how even the moss is on it. Bunker-riffic!

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  13. Nice bit of terrain that sir.

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  14. Great work and a useful terrain piece...

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  15. I love the details... perfect!

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  16. I remember a scene in Return of the Jedi that uses a bunker like that....I think Ewoks were involved.

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  17. Very cool, Lurker. Hope you have a groovy day and that Ray isn't too much trouble today.

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  18. damn that looks awesome, i gotta visit that place and have a beer and joint ther

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  19. very interesting bunker. We French don't know much about those ones, so always worth reading through this article. Thanks!

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  20. I'm late to tell you (i was travelling over the past two days) but srill, very nice model

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  21. It looks strangely like an old video game system from the front.

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  22. looks awesome but i tho it was a nintendo at first glance haha

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  23. I really can't wait to see the results of your Operation Sea Lion campaign! My money is on the Brits however, I don't think it would've been possible for Hitler to take the entire British Isles. Although, who knows? Like I said, I am very much looking forward to seeing the results of your campaign.

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  24. Me trouble????......never. Nice one Fran!! Who painted the Fallschirmjagers???

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  25. Hey man.
    I feel kind of terrible. You featured me in your blogroll, sending me tons of traffic, and then I stopped posting. Just letting you know that I'm back to it.

    Liam

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  26. Very neat!

    The real-life bunker looks kind of mysterious...

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  27. Excellent! I like how you included pictures of the real thing for comparison.

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  28. Awesome work. I've always found that table top gaming stuff fascinating just for that option of painting your own stuff. I used to love looking at that stuff in comic book stores when I was a kid but my dad never bought me anything like that.

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