Italeri 1/35 Lcvp With Us Infantry Plastic Model Kit 6524

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Italeri 1/35 Lcvp With Us Infantry Plastic Model Kit 6524

D-DAY SERIES – NORMANDY 1944/2014

100% NEW

MOULDS

CONTAINS: 1 LANDING CRAFT, 3 CREW FIGURES AND 25 MULTIPOSE U.S.

INFANTRY FIGURES

Developed by Higgins Industries of New Orleans on

the basis of a flatbottomedboat used in the Louisiana marshlands, the LCVP

(Landing Craft,Vehicle and Personnel) took part in all the major amphibious

operations ofSecond World War, in Europe and the Pacific. Its task was to

shuttle backand forth between the big ships and the beaches, carrying up to

thirty men,light vehicles and anything else that was needed. Generally armed

with tworear-mounted machine guns, it was powered by a 250 HP Hall Scott

petrolengine or a 225 HP Gray diesel engine. After the end of the Second

WorldWar the LCVP stayed in service, occupying a number of roles. It saw

actionin Korea and Indochina and has also been adapted for civilian use all

overthe world.

Requires

Paint

Glue

Modelling Tools

Assembly

 

Additional information

Weight 0.40 kg
Dimensions 10.00 × 10.00 × 10.00 cm

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