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Trumpeter 1/48 DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552 Plastic Model Kit [06801]

Trumpeter 1/48 DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552 Plastic Model Kit [06801]

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Type VIIC U-boat (Unterseeboot) of the German Navy submarine fleet. 568 craft were launched between 1940 and 1945, starting with U-69. Type VIIC was in operational service early in WW2 near the end of theBattleof theAtlantic, the so-called "First Happy Time" when U-boats inflicted heavy losses against British Royal Navy and allied shipping.

Between January and August 1942, German U-boats struckUSNavy & merchant shipping in a phase of WW2 known as the Second Happy Time in the Atlantic off the east coast ofNorth America, causing heavy losses.

Type VIIC was the most numerous submarine in service when Allied efforts finally defeated the U-boat campaign in late 1943/early 1944.

Item No : 06801
Item Name :DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552
Bar Code : 9580208068015
Scale : 1:48
Item Type : Plastic Model Warship Kit
Model Brief : Length: 1398.3mm: Beam: 136.9mm:
Total Parts : 1100+
Metal Parts : n/a
Photo Etched Parts : 1 piece:
Film Parts : n/a
Resin Parts : n/a
Total Sprues : 25 sprues and hull
Released Date : 2016-08
More Features : The kit consists of over 1100 parts
>the kit w/refined detail
>Full interior details
>starboard hull made of clear part can show the full interior details
>Etched Photo parts included

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