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    French battleship Richelieu 05311

    Model:05311
    The proportional model:1/350
    Browse the number:11842

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            1943 Richelieu was launched on January 17th, 1939. As a result of the situation in France after the German offensive, she sailed for Dakar in June,1940. But for some political reasons,she fought against British warships there. Then she rejoined the Allied in 1942 and was refitted in January 1943 at Brooklyn Navy Yard in the USA. She had her radar and AA armament upgraded. Her 37mm and 13.2mm AA armament was replaced by 40mm Bofors and 20mm Oerlikons. This refit was completed in August. Then she was incorporated into the British Home Fleet .With units of this fleet, she participated in an operation against the Norwegian coast in January 1944. After ordered to join the British Far Eastern Fleet, she participated in operations against Japan. After WWⅡ, Richelieu returned to French.
    Item No    05311
    Item Name    French battleship Richelieu
    Bar Code    9580208053110
    Scale    1/350
    Item Type    Static Kit
    Model Brief    Length: 707.3 mm   Beam : 95mm
    Total Parts    326pcs
    Total Sprues    9pcs sprues plus hull, decks and display stand
    Paint Schemes    Painted with a U.S. Navy camouflage scheme, Measure 32, at the end of the U.S. refit ,in september 1943
    Released Date    2008-03
    More Features    Full hull version is available  the kit consists of  319 parts in plastic with an additional  one piece hull, decks ,name plate  and black display s