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1:200 HMS Nelson 1944

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AVAILABLE TRU03708 TRUMPETER 1:200
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1:200 HMS Nelson 1944

HMS NELSON was laid down Armstrong-Whitworth’sshipyardinNewcastle-on-TyneonDecember 28th 1922, launched on September 3rd, 1925, and commissioned on August 15th, 1927.

At the outbreak of World War II in September 1939, NELSON was serving as flagship of the Home Fleet. In March 1941 NELSON supported the landing raid on the Lofoten islands, Norway, against German factories producing fish oil, and glycerine. The same year NELSON transferred to the Mediterranean, taking part in one of the Malta Convoys. November 1942, NELSON was active in the “Operation Torch”landings in French North Africa. In July 1943, NELSON supported the Allied invasion of Sicily“ Operation Husky”, and the Salerno landing in September 1943. On September 29th, 1943, General Dwight D Eisenhower, on behalf of the Allies, and Marshal Badoglio of Italy signed the Italian surrender agreement aboard NELSON.

In 1944, NELSON took part in the Normandy landings, subsequently transferring to the Indian Ocean to participate in the war on Japan in August and September 1945. The Japanese surrender of Malaya has signed the board nelson on September 3rd, 1945.

After the war ended in 1945, NELSON was retired from active service and used on training duties until 1947, becoming a bombing target before being sold for scrap in 1948.

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Article No TRU03708
Article No of Manufacturer 03708
Аvailability AVAILABLE
Colour For colouring
Scale 1:200
Manufacturer TRUMPETER
Brand No
Series No
EAN 9580208037080
Material Polystyrene (plastic).
Epoch 1939-1945 World War II
Age recommendation Not suitable for children under 14 years.
Type of product -

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