LCVP Higgins Boat - 510 pieces (Small Army World War II)

LCVP Higgins Boat - 510 pieces (Small Army World War II)

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The landing craft, vehicle, personnel (LCVP) or Higgins boat was a landing craft used extensively in amphibious landings in World War II. The craft was designed by Andrew Higgins based on boats made for operating in swamps and marshes. More than 23,358 were built, by Higgins Industries and licensees.

Satisfactory in most respects, the boat's major drawback appeared to be that equipment had to be unloaded, and men disembarked, over the sides, thus exposing them to enemy fire in combat situations and making unloading time consuming and complex.

The LCVP had two machine gun positions at the bow.

The Higgins boat was used for many amphibious landings, including Operation Overlord on D-Day in Nazi German-occupied Normandy, and previously Operation Torch in North Africa, the Allied invasion of Sicily, Operation Shingle and Operation Avalanche in Italy, Operation Dragoon, as well as in the Pacific Theatre at the Battle of Guadalcanal, the Battle of Tarawa, the Battle of the Philippines, the Battle of Iwo Jima and the Battle of Okinawa.

Category Description for COBI Blocks Building Sets:

If action is what you are looking for, these building brick models are great for adding excitement to any collection. Build a quick scene with some of the smaller sets, or challenge yourself with a set that includes hundreds of pieces. The Military series has everything you would need in order to construct a battlefield extravaganza! From Jeeps and trucks to tanks and aircraft - these small soldiers pack a lot of firepower. Cobra Military sets add a new dimension to the Small Army sets - giving the air of stealth and elite forces to the line. Advanced Builder sets bridge the divide between Small Army and Cobra Military with sets that range in size from 30 to over 1000 pieces. The Knights are brave and chivalrous right out of the box. Their liveries and fortresses inspire dreams of a time long ago. When in Rome, build as the Romans do with the Romans & Barbarians Set which is infused with history and the fun tools of the Roman Empire. With the Construction sets you can create fully functional construction equipment. The Mini Collection allows you to fill in holes you might have in any building block set. IMEX kits are compatible with other building brick brands and come with one or more figurines. Please see our website for colorful images of each set. - Zach

CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.




Category Description for Small Army WWII:

If action is what you are looking for, these historical WWII brick construction sets are great for adding excitement to any brick or historical collection. The high quality sets in the Small Army World War II series are all modeled off of actual battle equipment used at various points, and on both sides, throughout WWII. Some post-WWII vehicles and aircraft are also available. Join multiple sets together to create your own authentic battlefield extravaganza! COBI bricks are compatible with other brick construction brands and come with one or more figurines (figure sets also sold separately).




Category Description for Small Army WWII Sets:

If action is what you are looking for, these brick construction sets are great for adding excitement to any collection. Build a quick scene with some of the smaller sets, or challenge yourself with sets that include hundreds of pieces. The high quality sets in the Small Army World War II series are all modeled off actual equipment used at various points, and on both sides, throughout WWII. Some post-WWII vehicles and aircraft are also available. Join multiple sets together to create your own authentic battlefield extravaganza! COBI sets are compatible with other brick construction brands and come with one or more figurines (figure sets also sold separately).

Warning: Choking Hazard Small Parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.




Primary Subject
Games, Puzzles & Toys
Grade Start
3
Grade End
AD
EAN
5902251048136
Format
Other
Brand Name
COBI
Weight
1.9 (lbs.)
Dimensions
12.0" x 17.62" x 2.38"
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For my son's 11th birthday. He is very interested in WW2 stuff and really likes Cobi and LCVPs.
Marianne N on Sep 15, 2019
For my son's 11th birthday. He is very interested in WW2 stuff and really likes Cobi and LCVPs.
Marianne N on Sep 15, 2019
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