Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Ukrainian Blue Regiment



As luck would have it a few months ago I bought some Bulgarians in fur hats, as it turns out they look remarkably similar to the Ukrainian Blue Regiment depicted here. So I'll be painting up a unit for Russian Civil War battles.

7 comments:

Bill said...

Well they're pretty...)

Robin Sutton said...

Bill
What reference source are the pictures from? I like the look of these fellows!!

Don M said...

Opsrey "Man At Arms" Ukrainian Armies 1914-55 By Peter Abbott, Eugene Pinak, Oleksiy Rudenko, D. Adamenko

Bill said...

I do have a suggestion as to how to model these Robin, take a Russian in overcoat and swap heads with a Napoleonic British Hussar...be pretty close....)

Robin Sutton said...

Oh no.. 'ere we go 'ere we go 'ere we go.. again...LOL.

But too many other things to do..... still waiting to get onto the 20mm British VSF boys.. ahh, that red and white,,,, the sound of leather on willow, and then there's the cricket...oops!!

La Coloniale said...

Robin Sutton said...

Oh no.. 'ere we go 'ere we go 'ere we go.. again...LOL.

But too many other things to do..... still waiting to get onto the 20mm British VSF boys.. ahh, that red and white,,,, the sound of leather on willow, and then there's the cricket...oops!!

LOL, well it will add some color to your RCW stuff....)

Joe said...

La Coloniale said...LOL, well it will add some color to your RCW stuff....)

Well there is that! Although there are a few other units (on both sides)
that were pretty colorful.