Commanded by the Royal Navy, one of the most extensively modified versions of the Westland Sea King is the Westland Commando HC4. Its first flight was on 26 September 79, this high capacity and iconic aircraft was very used for British operations in both Gulf Wars, The Falklands and Afghanistan.
Includes 6 crew figures. 17 Pounder was the largest of three anti-tank guns used by British Army in the WWII. Development work on the 17 Pounder began in April 41 with the goal of replacing existing anti-tank guns.
The Commandos were created in the 40's as a special unit of the British army intended to carry out fast operations. They operated in small, highly mobile and well-equipped units, assigned to recon and assault missions. In 1941 the “Special Air Services” were formed, to perform guerrilla and sabotage missions behind enemy lines. In 1942 the Royal Marines...
Historic collection. In the first years of 13th century Genghis Khan unified the Mongolian tribes founding the Mongolian Empire and led them to conquer most of China, Central Asia, Russia and the Middle East. His armies occupied a good part of Europe, too, giving birth to one of the biggest empires in history.
The “Fallschirmjäger” were, during the war, merged in the fighting bodies of the Luftwaffe for a better coordination with the air forces. The conquest of Crete during operation Merkur, in May 1941, was one of the biggest successes of the German paratroopers. They were nicknamed the “Green Devils”.
Historics collection. The Prussian cuirassiers rode strong and impressive horses and were armed with straight blades. They were the pride of prince Hohenlohe’s heavy cavalry regiments that faced the Napoleon’s French troops during the battle of Jena-Auerstadt in 1806. The curassiers abandoned their breastplates in 1798 and wore a white coat with regiment...
Entering the war in late 1941, the 1st time American troops faced the enemy in the Western campaign was in North Africa in 1942. The American soldiers were equipped with automatic M1 Garand rifles and Thompson sub-machine guns.