Trumpeter Italian Navy Battleship RN Vittorio Veneto 1940 – Plastic Model Kit – 1:700 Scale
The most important and such a lot tough warships ever inbuilt Italy, the battleships of the Littorio class, were the primary “35,000 tonners” to come back below the provisions of the Washington Treaty. Even supposing the Washington Navel Conference of 1922 gave Italy the authority to build as much as 182,800 heaps of recent capital ships (together with 70,000 heaps prior to 1932), the Italians waited more than a decade before starting construction.
The RN Vittorio Veneto used to be commissioned 1 Would possibly 1940. Her first mission of Global War II came 31 August 1940 as a part of the concentration of the Italian battleships to place to sea all over the war. She participated in a mission to challenge the British Mediterranean Fleet based totally at Alexandria, Egypt. The RN Vittorio Veneto used to be inactive till November 1940. The last combat mission used to be The Convoy Battle in June 1942. The ship used to be sent to Genoa for maintenance where it remained and used to be later returned to L. a. Spezia. There she used to be to stay till the Italian give up in September 1943. She used to be decommissioned on 3 January 1948. The Paris Peace Treaty ceded the ship to Nice Britain; the British government permitted the Italians to scrap her. This used to be done in L. a. Spezia all over 1948-1950.
– Size of finished model: Length: 359mm Beam: 41mm
PLASTIC MODEL KIT REQUIRES ASSEMBLY AND PAINTING. GLUE AND PAINT NOT INCLUDED. RECOMMENDED AGE: 14+
Glue and paint no longer included
In a position-to-assemble plastic model kit
Includes masses of items