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.
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.