Italeri 1/700 USS Essex World of Warships Model Kit
Licence: World of Warships
Model Number: W46503
The Italeri 1/700 USS Essex - World of Warships Edition from the plastic ship model kit range accurately recreates the real life WWII Era US Battleship. This model requires paint and glue to complete.
Based on the CV-9 Class of carriers from WWII, this model kit represents the fourth US Navy ship to bear the name Essex. The Essex participated in several campaigns in the Pacific Theater of Operations and was Decommissioned shortly after the end of the war, she was modernized and recommissioned in the early 1950s as an attack carrier (CVA), and then eventually became an antisubmarine aircraft carrier (CVS).
In her second career she served mainly in the Atlantic, playing a role in the Cuban Missile Crisis. She also participated in the Korean War, earning four battle stars and the Navy Unit Commendation. She was the primary recovery carrier for the Apollo 7 space mission.
She was decommissioned for the last time in 1969 and sold for scrap in 1975.
Model: W46503 - USS Essex - World of Warships Edition Model Kit
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