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1/144 U-Boat Viic - 05038

The U-Boot type VII-C is the best known German submarine from World War II. It was built in large numbers and upgraded several times. This type represents the ultimate high point of the submarine era. Equipped with four bow and one stern torpedo the VII-C was a fearsome weapon. The task assigned to the German submarines was trade warfare. They were designed to disrupt England's supply lines and innumerable sunken ships bear witness to that. The "Grey Wolves" of the Atlantic made war on escort convoys and hunted in packs. Accustomed to success, however, the period from 1943 was devastating for the German submarines: the hunters became the hunted. New search equipment tracked the German submarines mercilessly and turned them into steel coffins for innumerable German submarine crews. The type VII-C submarine illustrates the rise and fall of German submarine warfare.

• New mould
• 2 optional conning tower variants
• Can be built with or without net saw
• Finely detailed hull showing rivets and welds
• Imitation flood valves
• Authentic deck details
• Detailed propellers and rudder
• Periscope can be extended and retracted in various positions
• Detailed conning tower and bridge
• Detailed top side wall of conning tower with antennae, compass and hatch
• 2nd version of conning tower showing hydraulic antennae
• Detailed 20 mm AA gun on mount and 88 mm cannon
• Display stands with different U-Boot numbers

Specific decals for 6 various versions:
• U-96, Atlantic Ocean, 1940-1943
• U-201, Atlantic Ocean, 1941-1942
• U-204, Mediterranean See, 1941
• U-251, North Atlantic Ocean, 1941-1942
• U-617, Mediterranean See. 1942-1943

Paints Required:5 9 57 69 74 76 77 83 90 91 92 302 330 364
Part Count:89

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Part No: 05038
Item Name: 1/144 U-Boat Viic
Brand: Revell

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