Spearhead of Luftwaffe was the Messerschmitt Bf109E, a great fighting machine that in 1940 faced a most s serious challenge - the widespread use of the RAF's finest fighter, the Supermarine Spitfre. More manoeuvrable, the Spitfire was the finest fighter of its day. The set contains 2 aircrafts flown by aces Helmut Wick and John Dundas, neither surviving...
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.
Aerospatiale's AS 332 M1 mid-sized, twin-engined helicopter is designed for tactical transport. Its discreetness and maneuverability translate into reduced vulnerability and increased sureness and survivability, making it an all-purpose helicopter for ground support and medical transport missions.
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.
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.
Proving themselves in the Normandy campaign then on into the Low Countries and Germany itself, the British soldier proved to be the decisive factor in many battles. Armed with .303 Lee Enfield rifles, Bren light machine guns and Sten submachine guns, the British soldier was well equipped and could provide a formidable weight of fire towards any enemy.
These 6 multipose figures are perfect for interactive display with both the British and American Infantry. WWII German Infantry were easily identified by their grey uniforms and distinctive coal scuttle helmets. They were often armed with either Mauser rifles or MP40 submachine guns; support was provided by the fearsome MG34 and MG42 machine guns.
The American airbourne landings in Normandy were the first United States combat operations of Operation Overlord. 13,100 paratroopers of the U.S. 82nd Airbourne and 101st Airbourne Divisions made night parachute drops early on D-Day, 6th June 1944.
The British Commandos were first formed by the British Army in June 1940 during World War II as a well-armed but non-regimental raider force employing unconventional and irregular tactics to assault, disrupt and reconnoitre the enemy in mainland Europe and Scandinavia.
The US infantry regiment of the Second World Was was a powerful and flexible organisation and was the core of the infantry division. During the Battle of the Bulge in late 1944 - early 1945, the infantry suffered high casualties, but managed to turn back the final push by the Germans.
In the early stages of WWII, the standard German infantry uniform consisted of the field jacket, trousers tucked into black leather jackboots, and the characteristically shaped helmet. In the field, soldiers carried equipment including gas mask case, kit bag, shovel, canteen and ammunition pouch.
As the war approached, it was recognised that having the ability to drop elite troops behind enemy lines would be a major tactical advantage. By the end of December 1940 everything was in place to create the British 1st Airbourne Division, whose distinctive mark was to be the maroon beret and a shoulder patch with Bellerophon astride the winged horse...
In the mountainous regions such as Norway and the Alps, the German Army became very adept at fighting using these specialist units, trained to be proficient on skis and use of other winter and mountain equipment. Mountain troops in the German army were armed with lighter weapons but carried more ammunition for manoeuvrability and sustainability.
Supporting the infantry is a vital role enabling them to continue fighting effectively and being able to become isolated in the confused battlefields they may be operating in. For use in conjunction with the standard WWII British Infantry this set comes with support troops and equipment as used in the battlefields of WWII.