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Armoured Fist: British Forces In North Africa 1942-43

Step 1. Begin assembly of the Valentine gluing together the upper and lower hull pieces. Step 2. Next, attach the right-hand side tracks.
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Below: Right-hand side in place.  Step 3. Next, attach the left-hand side tracks to the hull.
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Step 4. Attach the left-hand side sand guards. Step 5. Next, repeat for right-hand side.
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Below: A complete Valentine hull.
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Step 1.Glue the top and bottom turret pieces together. Below: Open and closed hatches.
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Step 2. Insert your choice of hatch.  Step 3. Attach the gun mantlet.
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Below: Mantlet in position. Step 4. Add the gun barrel. 
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 Step 5. Attach the turret peg to the underside of the turret.
Step 6. Add the turret to the hull assembly.
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Below: A completetly assembled Valentine II.
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Step 1. Glue the top and bottom turret pieces together. Below: Closed and open hatches.
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Step 2. Add your choice of hatch to the turret. Step 3. Next, attach the mantlet.
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Below: Mantlet in place. Step 4. Add the gun to the mantlet.
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Step 5. Glue the turret peg to the underside of the turret. Step 6. Add the turret to the hull assembly.
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Below: A completetly assembled Valentine III.
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Step 1. Glue the top and bottom turret pieces together. Step 2. Attach the mantlet.
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Below: Mantlet in place.  
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Step 4. Attach the smoke dischargers to the right-hand side of the turret.  Below: Closed and open hatches.
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Step 5. Add your choice of hatch to the turret. Step 6. Glue the turret peg to the underside of the turret.
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Below: Turret peg in place. Step 7. Add the turret to the hull assembly.
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Below: A completetly assembled Valentine VIII.
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Last Updated On Thursday, April 12, 2018 by Charlie at Battlefront