Detailed 1/72 scale assembly model kit of the World War II U.S. Army CCKW 2.5 ton 6x6 cargo truck, commonly known as "Duce and a Half". The GMC CCKW cargo trucks were most famous for their contribution in the famed World War II "Red Ball Express", in which massive amount of men, equipment, and supplies were transported from the beaches of Normandy across France, Belgium, Holland and Germany as the Allies advanced towards final victory in Europe. Following the Second World War, the CCKW trucks were replaced by the M135 and later the M-35 family of trucks, but the legend of the CCKW lives on, as new generation of 2.5 ton trucks continues to be referred to as "Duce and a Half". This Hasegawa 1/72 scale assembly kit depicts the World War II era GMC CCKW-353 open cab "Duce and a Half" cargo truck, and the kit features: Wheels rotate after assembly. 1/72 scale figures in realistic poses included. Decals for one U.S. Army version. 56 parts.
Dump truck body may be posed in raised or lowered position
Solid metal axles allow wheels to rotate
Waterslide decals with US Army markings
56 pieces included included
Illustrated assembly instructions
1/72 Scale. The CCKW-353 cargo truck was one of the most widely used alliedvehicles of WWII and was used on all fronts of the war. The type was so durable that it was still in use during the Korean War and are currently used in Taiwan and the Phillipines. The CCKW-353 was also extremely versatile and could carry 10-12 soldiers or 2.7 tons of cargo. This kit features 56 parts molded in medium grey, 3 solid metal axles allow wheels to rotate, Detailed chassis and drivetrain. Skill level 2