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U.S. General McAuliffe 101st Airborne 1944-45

U.S. General McAuliffe 101st Airborne 1944-45

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U.S. General McAuliffe 101st Airborne, 1944-45

Honor the courage and defiance of General McAuliffe with our "U.S. General McAuliffe 101st Airborne, 1944-45" toy soldier figurine. This model captures the essence of a pivotal moment in World War II, showcasing General McAuliffe’s iconic leadership during the Battle of the Bulge.

Product Details:

  • Model Number: 10117
  • Scale: 1/30
  • Finish: Matte
  • Set Includes: One figure of U.S. General McAuliffe
  • Craftsmanship: Expertly hand-painted to highlight the authentic details of General McAuliffe’s uniform and equipment

General McAuliffe was a senior United States Army Officer who earned fame as the acting commander of the 101st Airborne Division during the Battle of the Bulge. He is celebrated for his one-word reply of “Nuts!” to a German surrender ultimatum. Following the war, McAuliffe held many positions, including Chief Chemical Officer of the Army Chemical Corps and Head of Army Personnel. In 1953, he returned to Europe as commander of the 7th Army and became Commander-in-Chief of the United States Army Europe in 1955 when he was promoted to four-star general. This figurine represents how General McAuliffe would have appeared in the winter of 1944-45, wearing a U.S.A.A.C. B-10 bomber jacket.

Additional Information:

  • Historical Context: This figurine represents General McAuliffe during the Battle of the Bulge, highlighting his defiant stand and leadership under pressure during one of World War II’s most critical battles.
  • Collector's Appeal: Ideal for military history enthusiasts and collectors of WWII memorabilia, this piece offers a realistic portrayal of one of the most iconic leaders in World War II.

Add this meticulously crafted U.S. General McAuliffe 101st Airborne, 1944-45 figurine to your collection to honor the bravery and iconic leadership of a true American hero during the Battle of the Bulge.

Materials

Metal

Dimensions

54mm

Care information

These are not play toys. They are collectables. Recommended for 14 yrs old and older.

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