510006524 1: 35 lcvp With U.s. Infantry It6524 By Italeri

  • £70.25


LCVP Landing Craft with US Infantry (D-Day 70th Anniversary Edition) by Italeri # 6524

Manufacturers Description:
- Contains 1 Landing Craft, 3 Crew Figures, 25 Multi-pose US Infantry Figures - 1:35 Scale
- Decals for 8 versions
- Finished model length: 314mm

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.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A PLASTIC MODEL KIT AND IS SUPPLIED UNPAINTED. PAINT AND GLUE NOT INCLUDED.
LCVP Landing Craft with US Infantry (D-Day 70th Anniversary Edition) by Italeri
Contains 1 Landing Craft, 3 Crew Figures, 25 Multi-pose US Infantry Figures - 1:35 Scale
Plastic model kit requires assembly and painting. Glue and paint NOT included.
Decals for 8 versions
Finished model length: 314mm
  • Model : IT6524
  • ean : 8001283065245
  • ref/mpn : IT6524
  • Italian