ICM-35322 1/35 Motorized Units of GDR Army model kit
After the end of the second World War the Germanium territory was separated into western and eastern (Soviet) zones of occupation. Soon two German states : West Germany and GDR were founded. In reply to the introduction of West Germany in the NATO the Warsaw Treaty Organization was founded on May 14, 1955. It included seven countries (with the Soviet Union). On March 1, 1956 the National Army of GDR was formed and was included to the structure of Armed Forces of the Warsaw Treaty countries.
ICM 1/35 Motorized Units of GDR Army model kit. Pic.1
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The basis of land forces of GDR Army was a motorized infantry. The motorized-rifle units, organized by the Soviet sample, were one of most battleworthy in armies of the Warsaw Treaty countries. On their arms were GDR-made weapons of the Soviet models, both Soviet fighting and transport vehicles, including Ural-4320 trucks.
In August-September 1968 the GDR army participated in invasion into Chechoslovakia. In 1990 after Germanium affiliation the National GDR Army has stopped the existence.
The model kit includes 334 parts.