1/700 Scale 1942 German Battleship Tirpitz. Preassembled Diecast Metal Model By Forces of Valor. Tirpitz was the second of two Bismarck-class battleships built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine (navy) prior to and during the Second World War. Work was completed in February 1941, when she was commissioned into the German fleet.
After a series of wartime modifications she was 2000 tonnes heavier than Bismarck, making her the heaviest battleship ever built by a European navy. After completing sea trials in early 1941, Tirpitz briefly served as the centerpiece of the Baltic Fleet, which was intended to prevent a possible break-out attempt by the Soviet Baltic Fleet. While stationed in Norway, Tirpitz was also intended to be used to intercept Allied convoys to the Soviet Union, and two such missions were attempted in 1942. This was the only feasible role for her, since the St Nazaire Raid had made operations against the Atlantic convoy lanes too risky.Tirpitz acted as a fleet in being, forcing the British Royal Navy to retain significant naval forces in the area to contain the battleship. A deck fire spread to the ammunition magazine for one of the main battery turrets, which caused a large explosion. Figures for the number of men killed in the attack range from 950 to 1,204. Between 1948 and 1957, the wreck was broken up by a joint Norwegian and German salvage operation. Diecast metal construction with some plastic components for enhanced details.
Rotating turrets, elevating cannons and accurate hull. Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details. Pad printed markings and placards which can stand the test of time.
Wood style presentation stand with golden pillars. Length: 14.25 x Width: 2. Full-color-printed presentation window box with protection sleeve. Model is presented on sea-wave blister for unique waterline display.This item is a diecast scale model suitable for 14+ years and is not a toy that is suitable for children. This diecast scale model is for display and does not include any Radio Controlled functions.
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