Described by General Eisenhower as one of the 4 weapons that helped the Allies to win the WWII, Douglas DC3 and its military variant the C-47 Skytrain (Dakota in RAF service) has since gone on to be an instantly symbol of both air travel and the liberation of taken lands that so characterized the WWII.
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.