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Finnish Kliment Voroshilov KV-1B Heavy Tank

Atlas Editions Finnish Kliment Voroshilov KV-1B Heavy Tank




 
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Atlas Editions ATL4660118 Finnish Kliment Voroshilov KV-1B Heavy Tank (1:72 Scale) "If you threaten Finns, they do not become frightened - they become angry. And they never surrender."
- Ilmari Juutilainen

Design on the KV-1 heavy tank began in 1938, with the intention that it should be the successor to the T-35 heavy tank. The first models of the KV-1 were field-tested during the Red Army's disastrous 1940 campaign in Finland. Despite the military setback, the KV-1 set the standard for Soviet tank design for several years to come, regularly used to spearhead breakthroughs or accompany infantry on the assault. While it was certainly a formidable vehicle, the KV-1 was not particularly mobile, routinely suffering from a number of automotive problems. It was also uparmored progressively without any concomittant changes made to the power plant, which resulted in a poor power-to-weight ratio and continual degradation in performance. Nevertheless, many historians view the KV series as an important achievement for the Russian military-industrial complex because it paved the way for more successful designs, including the "Josef Stalin" tanks.

Pictured here is a 1:72 scale Kliment Voroshilov KV-1B heavy tank in Finnish livery. Now in stock!

Dimensions:
Length: 3-1/2-inches
Width: 1-1/2-inches

Release Date: July 2020

Features
  • Diecast construction
  • Rotating turret
  • Elevating gun
  • Accurate markings and insignia
  • Comes with acrylic display case

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