Zouaves Américains de la Guerre de Sécession, 1861–1865

Revue de Figurines de HaT Industrie au 1/72

Zouaves Américains de la Guerre de Sécession, 1/72 Figurines HaT Industrie 8004
Zouaves américains de la guerre de sécession
Zouaves de la Guerre de Sécession, tirant, 1/72 Figurines HäT 8004
Zouaves de la guerre de sécession, tirant

The box contains Zouaves in braided jackets, baggy trousers, gaiters, fez, et combat gear consisting of a cartridge box et bayonet scabbard. Les soldats may be deployed in two different battlefield formations, firing ou attacking. The figurines look like they are right out of a painting de la guerre de sécession, et they will be very popular avec collectionistes et joueurs de guerre. The soldiers shown here are from an unidentified unit of Union Zouaves.

Eight each of the Zouaves courant, standing firing, avançant, et à genoux firing are in the box. The poses shown above are supplied in fours. Les soldats loading, et avançant peuvent être convertis en portes drapeau.

Officiers are not included in the set, because they often portaient un uniforme which differed from that des sous-officiers et men. Regulation frock coats were common, avec red pants, braided képis, et Confederate style cuff lace indicating the officer's Zouave status. Une figurine d'officier d'infanterie de ligne disponible chez Airfix, ESCI, Italeri ou Revell peut être peinte pour agir comme officier de zouaves.

Contenu

48 figurines en 8 poses – 22,5 mm correspondent à 162 cm hauteur de corps

  • 4 sous-officiers & 8 Zouaves avançant
  • 8 courant
  • 4 Bayonetting
  • 4 Stabbing
  • 4 Loading
  • 8 debout, tirant
  • 8 à genoux, tirant

Évaluation

  • Choix de sujet excellent. Zouaves were the most colourful troops de la Guerre de Sécession, they add a lot of period flavor to a diorama ou simulation game. Joueurs de Guerre et collectionistes of figurines de la Guerre de Sécession au 1/72 have been waiting more than two decades for this fascinating diversion from the blue et gray painting routine.
  • The sculpting style is reminiscent of period military painting, these soldiers capture the action et drama of Civil War battle very convincingly.
  • Nicely detailed figurines. Zouave jackets, shirts, trousers, gaiters, tassled caps, et sashes are accurately modelled.
  • In-period facial features avec big moustaches et goatees. These heads avec le bonnet à pompon may be used for a number of conversion, including marins et pirates du 18e siècle.
  • The poses are nicely compatible avec eachother. Les Zouaves avançant, chargeant, et bayonetting form an attacking unit, whereas the loading et firing soldats are suitable for the defensive. The NCO can lead units in attack ou defense, and one each of the attacking ou defending poses peut être convertie en porte-drapeau.
  • This box offers many more Zouave poses than the recently released Italeri set of Infanterie Nordiste et Zouaves. Sadly, the two figurine ranges are not immediately compatible avec eachother, the HäT figurines are slimmer, et their heads are noticeably smaller. If Italeri Zouave heads are mounted on the HäT figurines, the other differences in sculpting may be less apparent.
  • Good casting quality, very little flash.
  • Cast in grey plastic; a departure from HäT's policy of producing figurines in the historic uniform colour. Dark blue would have been more appropriate.
  • Canteens et haversacks are missing. It was common practise to discard heavy gear like backpacks et blankets prior to battle. However, les Zouaves would have carried water, et some personal items into battle avec them.
  • Cap boxes are missing. Most Zouave units carried the cartridge box on the right rear of the waist-belt, et the cap box on the right front of the waist-belt. The cap box kept percussion caps dry et separate from the ammunition.
  • Porte-drapeau are not included, mais les Zouaves loading et avançant will be easy to convert. Flag staves cut from 0.6 mm piano wire should be 33 mm long in order to accomodate the regulation flag scaled down to 27,5 mm × 25.4 mm.
  • There are no marching poses in the set, despite the fact that marching infantry is by far the most useful figurine type for massed formations on ou off the battlefield. Soldats courants, chargeants, bayonetting, et pointing are immediately recognized as individuals, et they don't look right in any formation, because a unit of them appears like an unrealistically choreographed drill team. Massed colonnes, ou lignes d'hommes avec fusil sur l'épaules are expected to be nearly in the same pose, they look very realistic together even if the same marching figurine is used repeatedly. Joueurs de guerre, collectionistes, et dioramistes are much better served if the majority of figurines in a set d'infanterie de la Guerre de Sécession are made up of five ou six compatible variations of the pose avec fusil sur l'épaule. Simple head-swap conversions would multiply this number to 30 ou 40 noticeably different marching figurines in the same unit. Manufacturers need to study the spectacular scenes in the movie GETTYSBURG to really appreciate what combat formations look like when they march, change formation, et avançant under fire, avec fusil sur l'épaule.

Déploiement Historique

Possibilités de Conversions

  • Zouaves Américains en Képi
  • 5th New York Zouaves, et 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers in full dress turbans, using appropriate heads from ESCI's Muslim Warriors set. The turban does look nice on these figurines, even if it was not normally worn in battle.

HäT Industrie's Zouaves Américains add colourful variety to an increasingly popular period of simulation gaming. Règles du jeu de guerre for the ACW period are readily available, et it is now possible to deploy the famous Zouave regiments which fought at Bull Run et other early war engagements. These figurines are a must-have, et we do hope that HäT Industry may cover other ACW troop types in similar style.

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Figurines de la Guerre de Sécession