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  US M7 'Priest' Self-Propelled Gun in Olive Drab (1:50 Scale)
US M7 'Priest' Self-Propelled Gun in Olive Drab

Solido US M7 'Priest' Self-Propelled Gun in Olive Drab




 
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Product Code: SOL6233

Description
 
Solido SOL6233 US M7 'Priest' Self-Propelled Gun in Olive Drab (1:50 Scale) "In war there is no second prize for the runner-up."
- General Omar Bradley

Nicknamed the 'Priest' by British crews because of its pulpit-shaped machine-gun turret at the front, the M7 grew from US experience with howitzers mounted on half-tracked vehicles. The War Department soon realized that a fully tracked carriage was required, and the M3 tank was modified to fill the role. The British received many M7s under the provisions of the Lend-Lease arrangement and first deployed them at the second battle of El Alamein in the summer of 1942. Some measure of their popularity is suggested by the British order for 5,500 to be delivered within one year of their first use. The drawback, at least for Commonwealth forces, was that the howitzer was not standard British issue, and thus required separate supplies of ammunition. Mobile and reliable, the M7 fought to the end of the war and remained in service with several armies as an armored personnel carrier.

This particular 1:50 scale replica of a M7 'Priest' is painted in the US Army's standard olive drab scheme. Sold Out!

Dimensions:
Length: 4.5 inches
Width: 2 inches

Features
  • Diecast metal construction
  • Movable metal tracks
  • Elevating gun
  • Accurate markings and insignia

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