Trumpeter 03705 USS Missouri BB-63 the Battleship nicknamed Mighty Mo. 1/200
A stunning, trumpeter 03705 1/200th top quality plastic kit of the huge USS 'Mighty Mo' that packed a main armament of 9 16" guns plus 20 5" as secondary battery.
At 1/200 scale the model is also massive: Length: 1352mm(53.25in) Beam:165mm (6.5in)
Missouri, the third US Navy Iowa class battleship, was built and entered service in 1944. January 1945 saw the mighty Mo as flagship of the 3rd Fleet, part of the US Pacific Fleet, and taking part in battles that included Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Japanese mainland strike operations in February to July 1945. Missouri was the scene of the historic moment in Tokyo bay when at 9:02 on September 2, 1945, the representative of Japan signed to confirm the unconditional surrender of his nation.