WWII, the Italian army used the M13/40 as its main tank. It featured a
riveted construction and bogey-style wheels on a leaf spring suspension
with a 47mm main gun featuring on Italy's first ever hydraulically
operated turret. In addition, the M13/40 was powered by a 125hp V8
liquid-cooled diesel engine which produced a top speed of 30km/h. From
July 1940 through to 1943, approximately 800 units were produced. They
fought mainly alongside the German African Corps at the North African
Easy to connect
assembly type tracks included. The suspension features a highly
Metal parts for the gun barrel and photo-etched parts
for the anti-aircraft gun sight etc are included.
Other highlights of
this model are its range of tools and radiator cap.
A standing figure, a
sitting tank crewman figure, 3 kinds of decals for the North African
front, and a set of badges of rank are included.