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.
Depicted here with an assortment of weapons, including the Bren Light Machine Gun and the Projector Infantry Anti-Tank (PIAT), these British Army Troops are as they would have appeared across occupied Europe, fighting to liberate France, Holland and Belgium.
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 Australian Army fought in many theatres of the Second World War and this set depicts them in possibly their most challenging theatre of all, the jungles of South East Asia. They fought with great distinction and courage during WWII, and in the Far East they had many successes and victories against Japan, namely Milne Bay and Kokoda.
The French Infantry took part in many of the largest and bloodiest battles of WWI whilst defending their homeland. The set features cyclists, a signaller complete with pigeons, a bugler, standard bearer and a variety of infantrymen.
The Red Army fought across thousands of miles in the epic battles on the Eastern Front. The manpower that Germany had to divert across the whole of the front line had a huge influence over the eventual outcome of the war.