British General James Wolfe, 1759B10134 British General James Wolfe, 1759British General James Wolfe, 1759British General James Wolfe, 1759
B10134 British General James Wolfe, 1759
Product thumbnail.
Product thumbnail.

British General James Wolfe, 1759

£57.99


Product Number:

B10134

Unit:

Each

Scale/Gauge:

1:30

Era:

Manufacturer Product Code:

B10134

Availability:


British General James Wolfe, 1759 

Wolfe was commissioned in the Royal Marines at the age of 14, was made a brigade major at the age of 18, and a lieutenant-colonel by 23. He was extolled by his troops for never asking more of them than he himself could endure. He was famous for carrying the same kit as his infantrymen: musket, cartridge box, and bayonet – unheard of for officers of the day. During the Seven Years’ War, Wolfe found himself in North America and in 1757 his command sailed up the St Lawrence River to capture Quebec City. After stalemate and siege, Wolfe ordered an amphibious landing; his army to then scale a 200 metre cliff. This surprised French commander Marquis de Montcalm, who thought his position impenetrable. The resulting Battle of the Plains of Abraham saw the British capture the city but caused the deaths of the top military commanders on each side – Wolfe from three musket balls and Montcalm, a single shot to the back. 

56/58mm hand painted die-cast figure from W. Britain.

No extended details available.
No documents available.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed:

KEY: DS or SF suffix = DCC Sound Factory Fitted | DC suffix = DCC Decoder Factory Fitted | [W] suffix = Weathered finish | [PF] suffix = Passenger Figures Fitted | [L] suffix = Supplied with a Wagon Load

ETA : This indicates the release of the product to our network of Retailers and is subject to change without notice. E&OE. 
Bachmann do not sell direct to the public, please contact our Stockists to purchase the products we distribute.