BMC WW2 Iwo Jima Plastic Army Men - Island, Tanks & Soldiers 72pc Playset
From the BMC Toys AMERICAN HERO COLLECTOR SERIES, a fierce conflict that included the most iconic moment from the Pacific War theater: The BATTLE OF IWO JIMA 72 piece plastic army men playset contains 24 United Stated Marines in olive drab, 24 Japanese Soldiers in tan, and features 6 Marines raising the American flag. The set also includes a dark green M4 Sherman Tank with a turret that rotates, gray LVT-2 Amtrac Amphibious Vehicle with 3 machine guns, 2 flags with bases, 2 small rock formations, 8 sandbag stacks, 2 barbed wire fences, 2 mortars, and a large Mount Suribachi. The mountain features beach landing areas and a removable top that conceals a warren of hidden enemy bunkers.
All pieces are about 1:32nd scale and made from fairly stiff, very durable, polypropylene plastic with lots of authentic detail and almost no flashing. Figures stand up to 2.45 inches tall. The Sherman Tank measures 7.5 x 3.5 x 3.75 inches tall, and the Amtrak measures 9.2 x 3.9 x 3.5 inches tall. The mountain measures 19 x 15.5 x 5.5 inches high. This playset was adapted from the original SANDS OF IWO JIMA fine metal and polystone miniature designs and is officially licensed by King & Country.
BMC Toys was founded by Bill McMaster in 1991 and specializes in producing historically accurate plastic army men figures, playsets and accessories in the classic style of the 1950s and 1960s.
The 2017 release featured a new American flag, Japanese flag, small rock formations, and new package art and sticker sheets. This 2018 release features new figure colors and adds 12 accessory pieces including mortars, sandbag stacks, and fences. Packaged in an a tray style storage box that features the history of the Battle of Iwo Jima. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
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