Italeri 1/72 Gulf War 25th Anniversary Battle Set Model Kit
Model Number: 6117
The Italeri 1/72 Gulf War 25th Anniversary Battle Set from the plastic model kit range accurately recreates the real life US and Soviet tanks and helicopter gunships from the Gulf War. This model requires paint and glue to complete.
On August 1990, the Iraqi troops invaded Kuwait without notice. The reaction was immediate with the United Nations that declared a Resolution placed economic sanctions on Saddam Hussein’s Government. More than 30 States, led by United States, deployed forces to create a Coalition with the purpose to expel Iraqi troops from Kuwait.
The war began with an aerial and a naval bombardment on 17 January 1991 and after 5 weeks it was followed by a ground assault on 24th February. After few days, the Coalition forces, led by General Norman Schwarzkopf, thanks to a clear technological superiority and an excellent level of co-ordination between the various armed forces involved, were able to defeat the Iraqi forces A cease-fire was declared 100 hours after the ground campaign started. On 27th January the Coaltion forces declared that Kuwait has been liberated.
Model: 6117 Gulf War 25th Anniversary Battle Set
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