1/56 ITALERI KV1/KV2 INCLUDING COMMANDER. ITA-15763

1/56 ITALERI KV1/KV2 INCLUDING COMMANDER. ITA-15763

  • $32.95


100% NEW MOULD - THE BOX CONTAINS 1 MODEL AND 1 TANKER

WWll RUSSIAN MILITARY VEHICLE - (28 mm.) EASY ASSEMBLY FOR GAMERS AND COLLECTORS

The Soviet KV-1 heavy tank was used by the Red Army during the Second World War. Its main strength was the solid armour protection that was impenetrable, except at short range, by a lot of German anti-tank guns during the first stage of Operation Barbarossa. The KV-1 was gradually modified to compete against the new generation of German tanks armed with new and powerful 75 mm and 88 mm guns. The new KV-1B and KV-1C versions adopted the new solid turret, now cast instead of welded, more protective and stronger, and the new ZIG-5 76 mm long-barrel gun. On the same KV-1 chassis , was developed the mastodontic KV-2, characterised by the 152 mm howitzer located in a big turret.

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