M46 Patton 64th Tank Battalion, Imjin River, Spring 1951 (1:72)
Item # HG3705
M46 Patton 64th Tank Battalion, Imjin River, Spring 1951 (1:72)
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Length: 3.75"
Width 1.75"

Prepainted Diecast Metal Model

Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14

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    Hobby Master 1/72 Ground Power SeriesHG3705US M46 Patton Medium Tank64th Tank Battalion,Imjin River, Spring 1951The M46 Patton tank was named in honor of the famous US General George S. Patton M4 Sherman. 800 of the M26s became M46s when they received a new and more powerful engine and transmission with rearward-facing mufflers on each fenders and a main gun with a bore evacuator. A further 360 were converted to M46 standards plus they received improved braking, cooling and fire suppression systems, improved electrical equipment and a new designation, M46A1.A battle between Chinese forces and UN troops took place between April 22, 1951 and April 25, 1951. Located a few miles north of the 38th Parallel is the Imjin Valley where the battle took place when Chinese forces launched an assault in an effort to push UN forces back south of the 38th Parallel and retake the South Korean capital of Seoul. The battle was part of the Chinese Spring Offensive and is known by several names, Battle of the Imjin River, Battle of Solma-ri, Battle of Gloster Hill and Battle of Xuemali.Hobby Master 1/72 Ground Power SeriesHG3705US M46 Patton Medium Tank64th Tank Battalion,Imjin River, Spring 1951Authentic DetailingPre-Painted by professionalsAccurate paint colorsMarkings Tampo (pad) appliedFully AssembledDie-Cast ModelTrue to Scale (1:72)Weathering and insigniasTurret turnsMetal turret and main gunRealistic tracks