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Bismarck, German Navy, Battle of the Denmark Strait, May 1941, Bismarck-class Battleship (1:700)
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Bismarck, German Navy, Battle of the Denmark Strait, May 1941, Bismarck-class Battleship (1:700) Sale Price: $54.95
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Item #: FV-861006A -

    At the time she was commissioned in the summer of 1940, the German battleship Bismarck was the largest warship ever completed. Displacing 50,000 tons fully loaded, Bismarck was well armed and had superior qualities of endurance, which made her particularly well suited to her role as a commerce raider. Despite these advantages, however, her career was cut short during her first mission. Assigned to intercept convoys traveling between the United Kingdom and North America, Bismarck sunk the...

    USS Arizona BB-39, US Navy, Pearl Harbor, December 7th 1941, Pennsylvania-class Battleship (1:700)
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    USS Arizona BB-39, US Navy, Pearl Harbor, December 7th 1941, Pennsylvania-class Battleship (1:700) Sale Price: $54.95
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    Item #: FV-861008A -

      On December 7th, 1941 at 7:48 a.m. Hawaiian Time, the US Naval base at Pearl Harbor was pre-emptively attacked by the Empire of Japan to prevent the US Pacific Fleet from interfering with planned Japanese military actions in Southeast Asia. The attack was carried out by 353 fighters, bombers and torpedo planes, launched in two waves from a task force of six aircraft carriers (Akagi, Kaga, Soryu, Hiryu, Shokaku, and Zuikaku) northwest of Hawaii. The damage inflicted was massive. All eight U.S....

      USS Missouri BB-63, US Navy, Pacific, Battle of Okinawa 1945, Iowa-class Battleship (1:700)
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      USS Missouri BB-63, US Navy, Pacific, Battle of Okinawa 1945, Iowa-class Battleship (1:700) 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...