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Tamiya 78020 - 1/350 Japanese Navy Destroyer Yukikaze

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SKU:
11420803
UPC:
4950344780204
Condition:
New
MSRP: $99.00
$77.36
— You save $21.64

Description

Full length 380mm. January 20 1940 saw the completion of construction of the Japanese Kagero class destroyer. At the beginning of WWII, the 16th destroyer division was part of the force which captured the Philippines, and on December 5 1941, she took part in the fierce fighting with American forces near Palau and supported the invading forces at Legazpi. After wards, she saw action throughout the Pacific Ocean at the Dutch East Indies, Midway, Guadalcanal, and the Solomon Islands. The Yukikaze also participated in the withdrawal of Guadalcanal,also participated in sea battles at the Marianas and the Leyte Gulf. Throughout WWII, the Yukikaze took part in numerous naval battles, escort duties, and supply runs, and always returned safely from each sortie. She was among the few Japanese warships and the onl yone of her class still operational at the end of the war, and can be called the "lucky destroyer." « less
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