D-Day Sea Assault Set

D-Day Sea Assault Set

$39.99

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D-Day Sea Assault Set

$39.99

Item Code: A50156A

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While the first Allied soldiers landed in Normandy via parachute during the night of the 5th and 6th of June 1944, the vast majority of the liberating Allied troops would have to come via the sea, landing on Normandy's beaches under heavy fire and fighting their way inland. The Allies had various different types of landing craft for getting men ashore. Some were very large like the Landing Ship Tank (LST), some much smaller like the small amphibious DUKW but it was the Higgins LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) which proved to be one of the most important types used. Employed to transport the majority of US Personnel, as well as many British troops when they were used by the Royal Navy, they were vital because they could very quickly offload men and small vehicles, such as Jeeps, while under fire. Jeeps were vital because they offered the Allies mobility in the earliest hours of the campaign. The LCVPs were also able to return fire with their compliment of two .30 inch machine guns, helping to protect the troops that they were disembarking. Overall D-day was a success, thanks in no small part to the work of boats like these and their crews.

 

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y Technical Specification & Detail

Dimensions L340 x W240
Scale 1:72
Skill 2
Flying Hours 3
Number of Parts 179
Dimensions (mm) L340 x W240
Age Suitability 8+

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amazing kit

excellent kit would 100% recomend i had no issues and the instructions are very easy to follow if your looking for a first attempt diarama you should definately purchase this set

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