In May 1941, the King George led the chase of the German Bismarck and saw action for the first time. Through 1941-42 King George V took part in numerous search and escort operations in the Atlantic and in May 1943 she went to the Mediterranean taking part in all the big naval operations covering the Allied invasion of Sicily and Italy. After refitting in England, she went East as flagship of the second in command of the British Pacific Fleet. In Task Force 57 (later 37) she was part of the big Anglo-American naval force in the Okinawa operations and operations against Japan. In 1946 she became flagship of the British Home Fleet once more, the war now over, and in 1947-49 she served as a training ship before paying off into the Reserve Fleet in 1950. She was scrapped in 1957. Kit features: Several different guns for armament; Attaching life rafts and motor boats; Highly detailed bridge; Waterslide decals; and Detailed pictorial instructions, which include an in-depth history of the battleship. Paint colors needed: Gun Metal, Gold Leaf, Flat Black, Flat White, Flat Red, Flat Brown, Dark Gray, Light Sea Gray, Field Blue, Deck Tan, Metallic Gray, and German Gray.
|This plastic model kit requires plastic cement and paint for assembly, and they are sold separately.|