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HMS Hood, Royal Navy, Battle of the Denmark Strait, May 1941, Admiral-class Battlecruiser (1:700) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery
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HMS Hood, Royal Navy, Battle of the Denmark Strait, May 1941, Admiral-class Battlecruiser (1:700) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery Sale Price: $54.95
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Item #: FV-861002A -

    In May 1941, the battlecruiser HMS Hood and battleship HMS Prince of Wales were ordered to intercept the German battleship Bismarck that was en route to attack convoys in the Atlantic. On May 24th, 1941, Hood was struck by several German shells early in the Battle of the Denmark Strait and exploded; the loss had a profound effect on the British. Prime Minister Winston Churchill ordered the Royal Navy to "sink the Bismarck", and they fulfilled his command on May 26th-27th. The Royal Navy...

    Tirpitz, German Navy, Norway, 1942, Bismarck-class Battleship (1:700) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery
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    Tirpitz, German Navy, Norway, 1942, Bismarck-class Battleship (1:700) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery Sale Price: $54.95
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    Item #: FV-861005A -

      Tirpitz was the second Bismarck class battleship of the German Kriegsmarine, sister ship of Bismarck, named after Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz. She was the largest battleship ever built in Europe, with dimensions slightly exceeding those of her sister ship.Forces of Valor's 1:700 scale Bismarck Class Battleship is constructed of diecast metal and plastic, with metal used for the lower portion of the hull and plastic for the upper portion. Simulated wood decking, conning tower and guns are...

      USS Missouri BB-63, US Navy, Pacific, Battle of Okinawa 1945, Iowa-class Battleship (1:700) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery
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      USS Missouri BB-63, US Navy, Pacific, Battle of Okinawa 1945, Iowa-class Battleship (1:700) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery Sale Price: $54.95
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      Item #: FV-861003A -

        The USS Missouri is perhaps the most famous battleship of WWII, not so much for its wartime activities - which were heroic enough - but because on September 2nd, 1945, the formal surrender of the Japanese was signed upon the Missouri's deck, finally bringing an end to the worst war the world has yet known.The USS Missouri was commissioned in June 1944, and after shakedown in the Atlantic spent most of her career in Pacific. She arrived at Okinawa on April 1st, 1945, in time to take part in the...

        Yamato, Operation Kikusui Ichigo 1945, Imperial Japaneses Navy, Yamato-class Battleship (1:700) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery
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        Yamato, Operation Kikusui Ichigo 1945, Imperial Japaneses Navy, Yamato-class Battleship (1:700) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery Sale Price: $54.95
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        Item #: FV-861004A -

          Constructed from 1937 _ 1940 and formally commissioned in late 1941, Yamato served as the flagship of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto throughout 1942, first sailing as part of the Combined Fleet during the Battle of Midway in June 1942. Throughout 1943, Yamato continually transferred between Truk, Kure and Brunei in response to American airstrikes on Japanese island bases. The only time Yamato fired her main guns at enemy targets was in October 1944, but was ordered to turn back after attacks by...