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USS GATO SS-212 1941 83523

Model:83523
The proportional model:1:350
Browse the number:1215

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     During World War II, the Gato class, and its successor, the Balao class, carried much of the burden of the submarine war in the Pacific. These new fleet submarines were successful boats that proved to be fast, strong, well armed, and suited to the long-range patrols necessary to fight in the Pacific. They waged war against the Axis powers, amassing a record of devastation and sheer killing power that was unmatched by any other land or sea assault platform. These new fleet submarines enabled the Navy to shift its submarine doctrine from coastal defense to open ocean attacks on enemy warships and convoys critical to enemy logistical support. This doctrine of forward presence and strike warfare by the submarine remains today.


Item No     83523
Item Name     USS GATO SS-212 1941
Bar Code     6939319235237
Scale     1:350
Item Type     Plastic Model Warship Kit
Model Dimension     Length: 271.5mm   Beam: 24.7mm 
Total Plastic Parts     20+
Total Sprues     3 sprues and stand
Chromeplate Parts     n/a
Resin Parts     n/a
Metal Parts     n/a
Photo Etched Parts     1 piece
Film Accessory     n/a
Released Date     2021-06
More Features     The kit consists of  over 20 parts
- Photo Etched parts for nameplate
- contains display stand