Heller 53013 Gift Set 1:72nd scale Saint Mere Glise 2 sets of troops 2 trucks Paints glue etc

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Model gift set

2 kits 2 sets of figures

Paints Glue and a paint Brush

Model Gift set

Heller  Gift Set

Item number 53013

1:72nd scale 

Saint Mere Glise

 

Gift set

Contains 2 model kits 2 sets of figures

Issued to commemorate the Allies re taking

Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Just as the British landing beaches at SWORD & GOLD, and mainly Canadians at JUNO, needed to secure strategic crossings through paratrooper action during the night, American Airborne forces landed in the hinterland of OMAHA & UTAH beaches. The daring but ill-fated landing in the town square of Sainte Mère Eglise was carried out by the US 82nd Airborne Division.

However, despite all set-backs, by 04:30 on the morning of 6th June the Stars & Stripes flag was flying proudly over Sainte Mère Église which became the first town in France to be liberated.