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Spitfire Mk Ixc "Beer Truck" Model

Spitfire Mk Ixc "Beer Truck" model Includes two beer barrels that strap under the wings
The Spitfire is among the more famous and best known fighter aircraft of WWII. This fighter aircraft was used for a limited time to "transport" beer to lift up the spirits of English troops right after the landing in Normandy in the summer of 1944.

Spitfire Mk Ixc "Beer Truck" Model

1-48 Scale. The Spirfire is certainly the most famous and best known fighter aircraft of World War II. Winning many dogfights of this conflict, the plane was first developed in the 1930s. It underwent a continuous evolution and improvement of its aerodynamic features as well as its engine and armament made it last with numerous airforces until after the appearance of the first jets. The Mk. IX version was first produced in large numbers at the end of 1942. Over the course of its long operational use, this fighter aircraft was used to "transport" beer to lift up the spirits of English troops right after the landing in Normandy in the summer of 1944. This was actually a very limited operation, though it was to have a great impact in terms of propaganda on the spirits of the soldiers.

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  • Assembly Required Skill Level 2. Ages 12 and up

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  • 13 Jun 44: Spitfires are used to deliver chilled beer kegs to troops in France

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