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Corporal Bill Bloys" 2 Para

Corporal Bill Bloys" 2 Para
Bill Bloys was one of Col.Frost’s "Close Protection" group during the battle and stayed with him throughout the action at the bridge. Our figure portrays him using a Bren Gun in the closing stages of the battle at the bridge.
Varenummer: MG055(P) - King and Country
419,95 DKK

Lance Sergeant Bill Fulton

Lance Sergeant Bill Fulton
Bill was the first British Soldier to actually step foot on the Arnhem Bridge on the evening of 17 September 1944. Advancing forward with a small section he captured several Germans before being wounded himself by return fire. After being evacuated to Brigade HQ he was finally captured several days later and spent the remainder of the war in Stalag XI B in Germany. The “Pathfinder” BillFulton peers cautiously round a corner armed with his MK.V Sten Gun with bayonet attached.
Varenummer: MG051(P) - King and Country
419,95 DKK

Lieut. Denis Boiteux-Buchanan M.C.

Lieut. Denis Boiteux-Buchanan M.C.
Known to his brother officers as “Bucky” this officer had seen a fair bit of action before Arnhem including being captured and successfully escaping from both the Germans and the Italians! He jumped into Arnhem with the rest of 2 Para on 17 September, 1944 as Battalion Intelligence Officer. He was often in the thick of the fighting with Lieut.Col.Frost and sadly was killed in the final hours of the battle at the bridge on 20 September. He is buried at Oosterbeek War Cemetery in Arnhem. Here we show him kneeling studying the deteriorating situation.
Varenummer: MG043(P) - King and Country
419,95 DKK

Lieut.Jack Grayburn V.C.

Lieut.Jack Grayburn V.C.
John “Jack” Grayburn was a 26 years old platoon commander with 2 Para during the Battle of Arnhem. His citation of his posthumous Victoria Cross reads, “For supreme courage leadership and devotion to duty. Lieut. Grayburn led an assault to capture the southern end of the Arnhem bridge. Although attacking with great determination he and his men were forced to withdraw under heavy enemy fire. Jack Grayburn was wounded in the process. Throughout the next day and night him and his men occupied one of the approaches to the northern side of the bridge and repulsed several attacks on their position by enemy infantry, mortars and self-propelled guns. On the 19th and 20th September he took command of the remainder of his company and other elements and fought off more German attacks. He even organized offensive fighting patrols to harass and ambush the surrounding in their locations. During this period he was wounded a second time but still refused to be evacuated. Finally as a German tank appro
Varenummer: MG033(P) - King and Country
389,95 DKK

Lt. Col. John Frost

Lt. Col. John Frost
The commanding officer of 2 Para and the man who led the valiant but ultimately doomed defense of one end of the famous bridge which now bears his name. Here John Frost is in action firing his Mk.V Sten Gun from the hip. - See more at: http://www.kingandcountry.com/john-frost-p-8534.html#sthash.WXqYhSEX.dpuf
Varenummer: MG052(P) - King and Country
419,95 DKK

Lt. Jimmy Cleminson

Lt. Jimmy Cleminson
Lt. Cleminson was in charge of No.5 Platoon of “B” Company, 3 Para during the Arnhem operation. As he led his platoon forward a German Citroen Staff Car suddenly appeared at a road junction. He and his men opened fire riddling the vehicle and killing all its occupants including a German General...Only later did he discover that the senior officer was none other than the German commander of the Arnhem area...General Friedrich Kussin!
Varenummer: MG059(P) - King and Country
419,95 DKK
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