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USS Hornet CV-8 Kit 1:200 Merit International MIL-62001

USS Hornet Carrier Plastic Model Ship 1:200 Scale
USS Hornet Carrier Plastic Model Ship 1:200 ScaleUSS Hornet Carrier Plastic Model Ship 1:200 Scale
Item #MIL-62001
AvailabilityIn Stock
List Price$400.00
Our Price$379.99 - You Save $20.01 (5%)

USS Hornet CV-8 plastic model ship 1:200 Scale

Model ship contains 1290 parts, lots of assembly needed

ITEM IS OVER-SIZED! Expect Over-sized shipping.

Length 50 inches

Product Specifications
- Giant Size of over 1,239 mm Long
- One Piece Injection Molded Hull
- Fully Detailed Hanger
- Carrier Deck Molded in Clear Plastic to Display Hanger
- 5 x F4F-4 Wildcat Fighters
- 5 x SBD 3/4 Dauntless Dive Bombers
- 8 x TBD-1 Devastator Torpedo Bombers
- 16 x Doolittle Raid B25 B with Proper Nose art and Markings
- Optional Built with "Early" or "Late" Type Radars
- Over 1,290 Parts
- 44 Injection Molded Spruces
- 9 Photo Etched Detailing Sheets
- 8 x Turn Metal Barrels for 5 inch Guns
- Metal anchor Chains

USS Hornet CV-8, the seventh ship to carry the name Hornet, was a Yorktown-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy. During World War II in the Pacific Theater, she launched the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo and participated in the Battle of Midway and the Buin-Faisi-Tonolai Raid. In the Solomon Islands campaign she was involved in the Capture and Defense of Guadalcanal and the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands where she was irreparably damaged and sunk. Hornet was in service for a year and six days and was the last US fleet carrier ever sunk by enemy fire. For these actions, she was awarded four service stars, a citation for the Doolittle Raid in 1995, and her Torpedo Squadron 8 received a Presidential Unit Citation for extraordinary heroism for the Battle of Midway.
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