LCM 3 50ft Landing Craft - Italeri's No.6436, released in 2004

This landing craft was used extensively by US and British navies during the Second World War to transport wheeled vehicles, lightweight armour and materials (weighing up to 30 tons) from ship to shore. Over 8,000 LCM model 3 landing craft were produced, being built in numerous shipyards in the USA from 1942 up to the end of the conflict. It would later be used by western allies of the United States up until the 1980s.