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Bismarck Battleship Model (1940 Germany)

(Code: 144)
£ 675.00
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  1. #SIZE#
    Dimensions:
    Length: 39.37" (100 cm)
    Width: 6.29" (16 cm)
    Height: 12.20" (31 cm)

    Please contact us to register your interest in this model.
    Orders for this model must be placed by mid-January 2022 for delivery around end of June 2022.

    - This WW2 German battleship model is handcrafted from wood with planks on frame construction.
    - Choose warship model with or without swastikas.

    - Sold fully built and ready for display.
    - The Bismarck battleship model comes with a solid wooden stand.
    - Not a kit.

  2. #SHIPPING COST#
    Models are shipped by courier and shipping costs are as follows:

    UK mainland (excluding the Highlands) @ £33.00
    Northern Ireland @ £33.00

    If the delivery address is outside above-mentioned countries or areas in the UK, please email us to request a shipping quote. Please ensure you provide at least the country, city, and postcode.

    INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY INCLUDING EUROPE:
    Shipping cost doesn't include customs clearance, import taxes, duty or VAT. The buyer will be liable for payment of all import charges applicable in their respective country. Each country has a different tax rate. We advise buyers to check their government website for further information.

    DELIVERY TO NORTHERN IRELAND:
    There are no extra charges to be paid for deliveries to Northern Ireland. Please make sure to select 'Northern Ireland' as country at the checkout instead of United Kingdom.
  3. #HISTORY#
    Bismarck was a German battleship of World War II that had a short life at sea. She was named after Chancellor Otto von Bismarck.

    Bismarck was the first of two Bismarck-class battleships built for Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine - German Navy of the 1935-1945 period. She was launched in 1939 and commissioned into the German fleet in August 1940. Bismarck and her sister ship Tirpitz were the largest battleships ever built by Germany, and two of the largest built by any European power.

    Captain Ernst Lindemann was the only commanding officer in her short eight-month career. During World War II, she conducted only one offensive operation that lasted 8 days.HMS Prince of Wales engaged Bismarck at the Battle of the Denmark Strait in May 1941. Bismarck suffered sufficient damage during the battle and headed to occupied France for repairs. However, she was attacked by 16 swordfish biplane torpedo bombers from the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal. The next day, crippled Bismarck was engaged by two British battleships and two heavy cruisers and suffered exceptional damage and heavy loss of life. 

    The Bismarck finally capsized and sank on 27th May 1941.

    Read all about
    Bismarck’s final battle and how HMS Rodney and HMS King George V engaged the Bismarck battleship and managed to seriously damage it.