Churchill Infantry Tank 1:56 WWII Military Wargaming Plastic Model Kit

Churchill Infantry Tank 1:56 WWII Military Wargaming Plastic Model Kit

$32.00

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Churchill Infantry Tank 1:56 WWII Military Wargaming Plastic Model Kit

$32.00

Item Code: 402011002

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The Churchill, undoubtedly one of the most successful and famous British tanks of the Second World War, is arriving to bolster your army very soon and here is your chance to grab 3 of the beasts early so you can represent no less than 7 variants on your battlefield and keep the enemy guessing!

The British Army adopted a doctrine centered around the use of light, fast 'Cruiser Tanks' coupled with slow, better armed and armored 'Infantry Tanks', that would be used to smash the enemy defences with infantry support... and the Churchill was a prime example of the latter - one of the heaviest Allied tanks of the war, it featured thicker frontal armour than that even of the Tiger!

Although it suffered from being under-armed, a defect common to most British armored vehicles of the period, it was nevertheless loved by its crews: its cross-country ability was unrivalled and it was less inclined to ‘brew-up’ from a direct hit than the Sherman.

It will be no surprise to you to know that it was named after the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, but you may not know that he had also been involved with the development of the tank as a weapon during the First World War.

Taking the form very reminiscent of earlier WWI tanks, the Vauxhall motors built Churchill was the basis for a slew of variants from the MkI with a 2pdr gun to the MkVII 75mm guns. Other versions would see more specialist engineering equipment added including the likes of bridging equipment and minesweeping devices - and a favored 'close support' option of the 95mm howitzer!

In this new plastic kit you'll get 7 turret variations (yes - we said SEVEN!) allowing you to build the following marks:

MkIII - with 6pdr gun
MkIV - Cast turret with 6 pdr gun
MkV - Cast turret with 95m Howitzer
MkVI - Cast turret and Welded turret with 75mm gun
NA 75
AVRE (Armored Vehicle Royal Engineers) with 290mm Petard Mortar (aka the flying dustbin!)

This product is supplied unassembled and unpainted. Glue and paints not included.

Recreate World War II combat on a tabletop using dice, model troops, tanks and the rules constructed by Bolt Action against one or more opponents.

Each opposing side will also require painted model troops, representing the soldiers, guns and tanks of your chosen armies.

Tabletop encounters take place according to twelve closely defined battle scenarios that explain how forces are deployed and how victory is achieved.

All that remains is for players to pit their wits against each other as they enact just one small part of one of the greatest conflicts in history—World War II.

Build, paint and play! The construction and painting of the models and watching them come to life are just as much fun as the game itself!

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y Technical Specification & Detail

Scale 1:56
Age Suitability 14+

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