The Saratoga is part of the U.S. Atlantic fleet and participated in operation Desert Storm in 1990/91. Launched in 1956, this aircraft carrier is continuously up-dated, especially its radar and electronic systems.
Introduced to the RNLI in 1995, the all-weather Severn Class Lifeboat is the largest in their fleet. It has a range of 250 nautical miles and a top speed of 25 knots. It carries a powered Y boat that can be launched and recovered by a lightweight crane to enable rescues close to shore. It propellers are protected so it can take ground without damage.
The summer of 1940 was vital, not just for the survival of the RAF and Great Britain, but also the free world. While the Hurricanes and Spitfires of the RAF played an invaluable role, the hard work of the ground crews and their support cannot be under estimated. The Bedford QL and AEC Matador featured here kept the RAF's fighters supplied and ready to fight.
During the fierce battles in the narrow streets of many Italian towns, buildings like these were bombarded by both sides to try and extract dug-in troops. The layout of this building makes for some inspiring diorama work.
Attacking and bombing bridges across Europe was a strategic necessity thoughout WWII and this model represents a typical ruined example that makes for excellent possibilities for modelling a superb diorama as well as wargaming features.
This bridge is based on a style found across Europe which many fought over ferociously during WWII. The bridge can carry models over or under and would make a spectacular centrepiece to any model. The brilliant bridge is also perfect for any railway layout either H0 or 00 scale.
Any junction in any town across Europe would be fought over during the capture and recapture in many a campaign and often private houses were found at these points. The one depicted in this version is based ona typical Dutch design.