Trumpeter Bismarck 1941 model (TM03702)
Trumpeter Bismarck Upgrade Kit (TM06627)
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Starter Paint Pack (10) (TM03702PP)
Trumpeter Bismarck 1941
One of Hobbies best selling plastic kits. Great attention to detail on this 1/200th scale.
Great scale for R/C conversion
- Length: 1265mm
- Beam: 181mm
- Over 1700 parts
- Photo Etched Parts
Upgrade Set Available Separately
Upgrade Set Includes:
- Metal Gun Barrels - 4 sizes - 52 pieces
- White metal propellors x 3
- Anchors - 2 sizes - 4 pieces
- Extra gun assembly parts x 4 frames
The Bismarck was the most infamous German battleship in World War II.
Bismarck was a symbol of Nazi Germany's new Navy, well armed and heavily armoured, known as "the unsinkable sea fortress", however it was sunk on its first combat mission.
In its first engagement of the war, in the Denmark Strait, the Bismark sank the Battle Cruiser HMS Hood, the pride of the British fleet.
While heading for the port of Brest for minor repairs, Swordfish torpedo bombers, from the aircraft carrier Ark Royal launched an attack and damaged the Bismarck's rudder, preventing it from manouvering. The next morning battleships from the Home fleet pounded the Bismarck for nearly two hours before she sank.