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Tamiya 31617 1/700 British Battle Cruiser HMS Repulse

Tamiya 31617 1/700 British Battle Cruiser HMS Repulse
Price: US$30.00
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  • HMS Repulse was a Renown-class battlecruiser of the Royal Navy built during the First World War.
  • Repulse participated in the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight in 1917
  • The 1920s reconstruction increased her armour protection and made lesser improvements
  • The 1930s reconstruction was much more thorough. Repulse accompanied the battlecruiser HMS Hood during the Special Service Squadron's round-the-world cruise in 1923–24 and protected international shipping during the Spanish Civil War in 1936–39.
  • Repulse spent the first months of the Second World War hunting for German raiders and blockade runners. She participated in the Norwegian Campaign of April–June 1940 and searched for the German battleship Bismarck in 1941. Repulse escorted a troop convoy around the Cape of Good Hope from August to October 1941 and was transferred to East Indies Command. She was assigned in November to Force Z which was supposed to deter Japanese aggression against British possessions in the Far East. Repulse and her consort Prince of Wales were eventually sunk by Japanese aircraft on 10 December 1941 when they attempted to intercept landings in British Malaya.
Size/Weight: 39 x 15 x 5 cm / 300g
Availability: [In Stock]
Weight: 0.3 kg
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