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We are very happy to announce that Anthony Sewards has joined our team ...
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We are very happy to announce that Anthony Sewards has joined our team with four new titles! Proceeds from his titles will be going to a Veterans Charity to help Canada's wounded warriors.

Each of the articles listed here are available as a high-resolution PDF file - without the watermark of course. The articles vary in length and therefore in price.

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LFF01 The Best 1?

By Michael Shackleton

This is an appraisal of the best of the bunch of currently available Leopard 1 plastic kits in 1.35 scale and our own personal opinions about how to improve them.

Please not that this does not include the new Meng 1A3/4, Meng 1A5, Takom C2 MEXAS, or the Takom 1A5/C2.

8 pages, 52 photos
Price: € 1.20



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LFF02 Spot the Leopard 1

By Michael Shackleton

When studying Leopard 1, it can be very confusing trying to identify the different versions. This is intended as an outline description of all production versions of the Leopard 1 battle tank - from all nations. We have tried to include the basic details to tell one apart from the other, hopefully taking away some of that confusion.

14 pages, 60 photos
Price: € 2.00



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LFF03 Leopard C2 Mexas in Afghanistan

By Anthony Sewards

Anthony takes an in-depth look at the history of the uparmoured Canadian Leopard 1 that was deployed to Afghanistan from 2007-2011.

16 pages, 28 photos
Price: € 2.00



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LFF04 Leopard 1 Dozer Photo Album

By Anthony Sewards

An album-based look at the dozer attachment fitted to Leopard 1 by Australia, Canada and Denmark.

16 pages, 63 photos
Price: € 2.00



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LFF05 Leopard 1 Mine Roller Photo Album

By Anthony Sewards

An album-based look at the mine roller attachment fitted to Leopard 1 by Australia and Canada.

16 pages, 67 photos
Price: € 2.00



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LFF06 Leopard 1 Mine Plough Photo Album

By Anthony Sewards

An album-based look at the mine plough attachment fitted to Leopard 1 by Australia, Canada and Denmark.

16 pages, 65 photos
Price: € 2.00



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LFF07 Canadian Leopard 2 Project

By Anthony Sewards

Leopard 2A6M CAN served alongside Leopard C2 MEXAS in Afghanistan. It was followed by 2A4M CAN. This article tells the story of how and why the Canadians procurred Leopard 2 which was deployed to Afghanistan from 2007-2011.

16 pages, 49 photos
Price: € 2.00



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LFF08 Canadian Leopard C1/C2

By Anthony Sewards

Leopard C1 and C2 were the mainstay of the Canadian Armed Forces from the late seventies until very recently. Anthony Sewards continues his exploration of Canadian Leopards with an article that covers C1, C1 MEXAS and C2 complimented with a brief history of armoured regiments that have used Leopard over the years.

16 pages, 41 photos
Price: € 2.00



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LFF09 Canadian Leopard Support Vehicles

By Anthony Sewards

This article concludes Anthony Sewards' look at the use of Canadian Leopard 1 and 2. This time we concentrate on the special purpose vehicles built around the Leopard 1 and 2 families. Taurus ARV, Beaver AVLB, Badger AEV, Leopard 2 ARV are all included as well as looking to the future with Wisent 2 AEV. This is our longest article so far, so we hope you enjoy it.

24 pages 42 photos
Price: € 3.00



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LFF10 Markings of the Leopard AS1 Family of Vehicles

By Michael K. Cecil

This is the first of hopefully many articles from the author of Battlegroup Leopard. This fact file provides a comprehensive look at markings employed on Australian Leopard 1 family of vehicles from adoption in 1974 to retirement in 2007. This article covers markings used on gun tanks (AS1), ARVs and bridge layers.

22 pages 58 photos
Price: € 3.00



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LFF11 Camouflage of the Leopard AS1 Family of Vehicles

By Michael K. Cecil

This second offering of the author of Battlegroup Leopard covers the camouflage schemes used on the Leopard AS1 family of vehicles. The fact file traces the history of AS1 cam schems, from the original Gelbolive which gave way to olive drab and then the final Auscam scheme. Numerous examples of improvised mud-cam schemes used are covered, ranging from simple to fiendishly complex. This fact file covers cam schemes used on gun tanks, bridge layers and ARVs.

22 pages 60 photos
5 diagrams
Price: € 3.00



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