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AFV Club LST-491-class Landing Ship, Tank

An accurate and detailed 1/350 scale model kit right out of the box
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FineScale Modeler reviews the 1/350 scale plastic model aircraft kit. The modified LST-491 class primarily featured a ramp from the upper deck to the lower tank deck, increasing the speed of disembarkation for motorized equipment compared to the previous elevator equipped LST-1 group. Referred to as “Large Slow Targets,” 982 LST-491-class ships were built with 37 sunk during World War II. Interestingly, US Navy regulations had to be revised to allow commanding officers to beach their ships onto shorelines without risking court-martial.

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