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Status: MAR 2018 RE-STOCK

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Atlas Editions Submarines 7169-115
Type IA U-Boat Diecast Model
German Navy, U-26, Germany, 1940

1:350 Scale   Length   Width
Type IA U-Boat   8.25"   0.75"


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German submarine U-26 was one of the two Type IA ocean-going U-boats produced by Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine. Constructed in Bremen, U-26 was commissioned in May 1936. She experienced a short, but successful combat career, sinking eleven ships. Until 1940, U-26 was primarily used as training vessel and for propaganda purposes by the German government. During her trials it was found that the Type IA submarine was difficult to handle due to her poor stability and slow dive rate. In early 1940, the boat was called into combat duty due to the shortage of available submarines. U-26 participated in six war patrols, sinking eleven ships and badly damaging one other. On her first patrol laying mines, U-26 sank three merchant ships and damaged one British warship. On her second war patrol it became the first U-boat during World War II to enter the Mediterranean Sea. U-26 participated in three other successful patrols, sinking four additional merchant ships.

Type IA U-Boat

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Atlas Editions Submarines

The Atlas Editions "Submarines" range presents affordable, ready-made diecast models of submarines in 1:350 scale.

Atlas "Submarines" diecast models feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines and surface details.
  • Cut-away sections revealing interior details.
  • Display stand with metal name plate.

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