IJN Aircraft Carrier Akagi Full Hull
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and is no longer available.List price: $56.99You pay: $39.89(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Hasegawa ModelsStock Number: HAS 3167Scale: 1/700View all products of type "Akagi"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
Hammer of the IJN
Akagi and the other carriers of the Japanese Navy were the terrors of the sea for the first six months of WWII. Ordnance from their planes rained from Pearl Harbor to the Indian Ocean and the IJN seemed unstoppable. Akagi, however, was designed with a wooden flight deck which improved its sea keeping but made it vulnerable. At Midway, the wooden deck proved to be Akagi's downfall. A bomb punched through the deck, ignited the hangar, and slowly burnt out the ship. This limited edition kit features a full hull and display base. A very extensive detail-up photo-etched parts set (Hasegawa 36) is available separately.