For British merchant vessels operating during World War II, few things were as terrifying as the submarine. The German navy used the Unterseeboot, or U-boat, to sink 5,000 ships measuring more than 13 million gross register tons during the war. This 1/350 scale plastic kit of a type VII D U-213 German U-boat includes 81 pieces and features new tooling hull parts, optional gun placement, authentic markings and surface details, and more! Assembly required. Skill level 2. 7½" long.