The first two shipments of the Bloody Omaha Beach Playsets have sold and shipped at a rapid pace! We can hardly believe the response these playsets received!
These playsets --from the box (full 6 sided artwork* including some unforgettable Joe Baker diorama masterpieces and figures from Sets 1/2 & 3) to the over 30 new U.S. Army and Navy poses (27 of which are injection molded wonders) to the incredible landing craft (both an LCVP and and LCM3 with working 'drawbridge' or gate) to the full scale beach obstacles (not wimpy looking things like some manufacturers have tried to pass off as "authentic") to our most excellent Germans--to the beautiful action 'posters' --are a "labor of love' on our part. I think many will deem these our best playsets to date in terms of sculpting, accessories & playability. I know I do.
With regard to the exquisite color box art I should say that this is another area where delays occurred but the end product improved by quantum leaps..... Early on, I had planned to utilize a 'collage' of b/w photos from the actual Omaha landings. When I realized, however, the full extent of how beautiful all of the sculpting was, I turned to Joe Baker hoping that he might be able to recreate--with the toys--some images which looked real & immediate...and as though you were there watching the LCVP's & LCM3's crashing through the surf and up onto the sand, and our boys charging out into the maelstrom of death which awaited them (Read full article at conteco.com)
On to the set contents....
Bloody Omaha Beach Playset #1 "March Into Hell" Contents List (click green text for images):