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Offline GlennCauley

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U-234 Type XB
« on: 07 May , 2015, 08:45 »
I have recently been in contact with the Head of Product Development at Revell of Germany.   A very nice fellow, with whom I have exchanged a few e-mails.

In addition to discussing a 1/72 Type XXI... I also posed the following to him yesterday:

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Another recommendation for a U-boat model is U-234 "Hitler's Last U-boat"
which was a Type XB boat used in an attempt to smuggle secret German war technology
to the empire of Japan at the end of WW2.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=An49VQnDECA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-234
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Type_X_submarine


The reply that I received:

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Many thanks for the info and the links, we will take care of that.



That sure would be a great, historically-significant boat to build!
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Glenn Cauley
President, IPMS Ottawa
gc-scalemodels.ca

Offline Capt Kremin

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Re: U-234 Type XB
« Reply #1 on: 09 May , 2015, 13:27 »
Hi Glenn,


We can hope.


Regards
Jon
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