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Suez 1956 French AFVs

AK Interactive 1/35 Suez 1956 French AFVs Decal Set First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review January 2016 Manufacturer AK Interactive
Subject Suez 1956 French AFVs Scale 1/35
Set Number AK808 Pros Lots of options
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (Euro) 6,50€

First Look

AK Interactive is well-known for their growing array of weathering and finishing products for scale modelers. They've also expanded into paints as well, but did you know that they also produce decals? Here is a nice set that takes provides nice camouflage and marking options for your next tank project.

Suez 1956 French AFVs Suez 1956 French AFVs

This set features five different AFVs in French Army service as they were deployed into Egypt during the Suez Crisis of 1956. This set provide markings for:

  • M47 Patton, 8th Regt, Port Said, Egypt, 1956
  • Jeep, 2nd RPC, Canal Zone, Egypt, 1956
  • LVT-4 Alliator, unknown unit, Egypt, 1956
  • AMX 13/75, 1st Regt, Port Said, Egypt, 1956
  • LVT(A)-4, unknown unit, Egypt, 1956

This selection of subjects provide an interesting selection of former US Army vehicles supplied to France as well as their own AMX 13 in its early operations.

For more information about this set and the other releases from AK Interactive Decals, visit their website at

My sincere thanks to AK Interactive Decals for this review sample!


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