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6524 - LCVP with U.S. Infantry


LCVP with U.S. Infantry

D-DAY SERIES - NORMANDY 1944/2014

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CONTAINS: 1 LANDING CRAFT, 3 CREW FIGURES AND 25 MULTIPOSE U.S. INFANTRY FIGURES


Developed by Higgins Industries of New Orleans on the basis of a flatbottomedboat used in the Louisiana marshlands, the LCVP (Landing Craft,Vehicle and Personnel) took part in all the major amphibious operations ofSecond World War, in Europe and the Pacific. Its task was to shuttle backand forth between the big ships and the beaches, carrying up to thirty men,light vehicles and anything else that was needed. Generally armed with tworear-mounted machine guns, it was powered by a 250 HP Hall Scott petrolengine or a 225 HP Gray diesel engine. After the end of the Second WorldWar the LCVP stayed in service, occupying a number of roles. It saw actionin Korea and Indochina and has also been adapted for civilian use all overthe world.

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IL KIT CONTIENE: 1 MEZZO DA SBARCO, 25 FIGURE MULTI-POSA U.S. INFANTRY E 3 DI EQUIPAGGIO


LCVP Sviluppato dalla Higgins Industries di New Orleans a partire da unbattello da lavoro idoneo alle operazioni nelle zone paludose dellaLouisiana, l’LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle and Personnel) prese parte allemaggiori operazioni di sbarco della Seconda Guerra Mondiale, non solo inEuropa, ma anche nel Pacifico. Il suo compito consisteva nel fare la spolatra le grandi navi e le spiagge, caricando fino a trenta uomini, mezzileggeri, e qualunque altro materiale si rendesse necessario; armatogeneralmente con due mitragliatrici montate a poppa, era propulso da unmotore Hall Scott da 250hp a benzina, o da un diesel Gray da 225cv. Anchedopo la fine della Seconda Guerra Mondiale, gli LCVP rimasero in servizioin numerosi ruoli, presero parte alle operazioni in Corea ed a quelle inIndocina, e furono riadattati per scopi civili in varie parti del mondo.

 

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