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On the workbench Nebelwerfer 41

Alway wanted one of these Nebelwerfer 41 from Empress miniatures and crew from AB. Painted for Italy '43. I have various tows but the Opal truck seems appropriate. The motorcycle and sidecar is AB and used as Recce outfit in '43. 


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