Build The Willys MB Jeep
Your Historic Willys MB Jeep®
This wonderfully detailed, 1:8 scale model is of a Willys MB Jeep®, which played a vital role in shaping the destiny of World War II. As part of the 1st Infantry Division, this Jeep was among the first wave of troops to land at Omaha Beach on D-Day. So you will be building a genuine piece of military history!
On June 6th, 1944, this Willys MB Jeep® – along with thousands of men, vehicles and armaments from the 1st Infantry Division – landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy. This Willys MB Jeep® was part of the 1st Infantry’s continuous offensive across France which saw it reach the German border, before taking part in the Battle of THE Bulge, helping set up the Bridgehead at Remagen, and also seeing action in the Rhine and Ruhr regions.
More than just a battlefield 4x4, this particular Willys MB Jeep® has been involved in some of the US Army’s most significant campaigns in the European theater of World War II.
Inside Your Digital Magazines
Along with your first delivery of model parts to build your 1:8 scale Willys MB Jeep® build-up, you will also receive a step-by-step digital assembly guide and magazine. Then with your second shipment, you will receive a printed assembly guide and a further feature-packed digital magazine. These magazines present an in-depth history of the WILLYS MB JEEP® and chart the expansion of the Jeep® brand into civilian life – you will soon become an expert on this much-loved marque!
Your first 2 model kits come with their very own step-by-step assembly guide as part of your first digital magazine. In your second shipment, you will receive a printed magazine that will include richly illustrated step-by-step instructions on how to assemble the model. You will also be able to regularly download further digital magazines that showcase the WILLYS MB JEEP® and feature a wealth of specialist information about the world of this classic 4x4.
The opening pages of the magazine provide straightforward instructions that show you exactly how to construct your model. The parts are all named and numbered for easy reference, and accompanied by easy-to-follow, step-by-step illustrations. The construction process is very simple, and all the parts simply click or screw together. The only tools you will need are a screwdriver (included with your first shipment) and a pair of pliers.
The magazines also include fascinating insights into the history of the Willys MB Jeep®, including the story of the model’s initial development, its pivotal role in World War II and later military campaigns, and the diversification of the Jeep® marque into the civilian market. After hearing the tales of those who saw action with the Willys MB Jeep®, and seeing spectacular archive images of this iconic 4x4 in action, you will understand why it is regarded as the most seminal military vehicle of all time.
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