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Imperial Japanese Navy Katori Light Cruiser - Katori [With Collector Magazine]

Eaglemoss Imperial Japanese Navy Katori Light Cruiser - Katori [With Collector Magazine]




 
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Eaglemoss EMGC18 Imperial Japanese Navy Katori Light Cruiser - Katori [With Collector Magazine] (1:1100 Scale) "In case opportunity for destruction of a major portion of the enemy fleet is offered, or can be created, such destruction becomes the primary task."
- Admiral Chester Nimitz to Admiral William "Bull" Halsey, concerning his order prior to the Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944

Katori was the lead ship of the Katori class of three light cruisers which served with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. It is named after the noted Shinto Katori Shrine in Chiba prefecture, Japan.

Katori class cruisers were originally ordered to serve as training ships in the 1937 and 1939 Supplementary Naval budget. With the Pacific War, they were used as administrative flagships for various fleets, such as submarine command and control, and to command escort squadrons. The ships were upgraded as the war progressed with additional anti-aircraft guns and depth charges.

Shown here is a 1:1100 scale replica of the Imperial Japanese Navy light cruiser Katori. Now in stock!

Diorama Dimensions:
Length: 9-1/2 inches

Release Date: September 2014

Features
  • Plastic and diecast metal construction
  • Full complement of guns and other naval equipment
  • Accurate markings and insignia
  • Comes with a display stand
  • Comes with collector magazine (written in Japanese)


Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Details very perfect March 7, 2015
Reviewer: Wagner Castro from Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil  
Details very perfect for such a small scale! The entire collection does not occupy large space but has a huge historical value for enthusiasts! Recommend the purchase of the complete collection, and it's what I'm doing.

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