This 2019 release features new figure colors and adds 12 accessory pieces including mortars, sandbag stacks, and fences. Packaged in an a tray style storage box that features the history of the Battle of Iwo Jima. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
24 US Marines, 24 Japanese, 6 Marines Raising Flag,
Sherman Tank, Amtrack LVT-2 Vehicle, 2 Flags, 2 Mortars, 2 Fences
Large Mount Suribachi with Bunkers and Beach, 2 Rocks, 8 Sandbags
Scale: Approximately 1:32 (54mm)
From the BMC Toys AMERICAN HERO COLLECTOR SERIES, a fierce conflict that included the most iconic moment from the Pacific War theater: The BATTLE OF IWO JIMA 72 piece plastic army men playset contains 24 United Stated Marines in olive drab, 24 Japanese Soldiers in tan, and features 6 Marines raising the American flag. The set also includes a dark green M4 Sherman Tank with a turret that rotates, gray LVT-2 Amtrac Amphibious Vehicle with 3 machine guns, 2 flags with bases, 2 small rock formations, 8 sandbag stacks, 2 barbed wire fences, 2 mortars, and a large Mount Suribachi. The mountain features beach landing areas and a removable top that conceals a warren of hidden enemy bunkers.
All pieces are about 1:32nd scale and made from fairly stiff, very durable, polypropylene plastic with lots of authentic detail and almost no flashing. Figures stand up to 2.45 inches tall. The Sherman Tank measures 7.5 x 3.5 x 3.75 inches tall, and the Amtrak measures 9.2 x 3.9 x 3.5 inches tall. The mountain measures 19 x 15.5 x 5.5 inches high. This playset was adapted from the original SANDS OF IWO JIMA fine metal and polystone miniature designs and is officially licensed by King & Country.
Type = Toy Soldiers and Miniatures
Period = World War 2
Scale = 1/32 Scale (54mm or 2 1/4 inches)
Material = Plastic
Finish = Unpainted
Date of Release = 2021-10-18
Status = Available