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February 24th 2019
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TAM78011 British Battleship Prince of Wales

MSRP: $81.99
Price: $61.49
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Item Number: TAM78011
Manufacturer: Tamiya
Manufacturer Part No: 78011
In any review of history of the British Royal Navy, the story of one particular ship stands out as one deserving special mention. This vessel is the HMS Prince of Wales, the second member of the famous King George V class of battleships from the Second World War era. This battleship had a very brief, but very active service life, which has gained for this ship an indelible place in the history of the modern capital ship. Her service with Fleet only spanned nine months, but within this period she managed to participate in one major surface battle, convey Prime Minister Winston Churchill to an important conference, perform convoy protection duties in the Mediterranean, and finally help comprise the core of "Force Z." Britian's deterrent to possible Japanese expansion into her sphere of influence in the Far East.
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