Naked Army figurine: Bardia 1941, 2nd AIF Infantry Sergeant

Limited edition, cold-cast bronze World War 2 figurine, only 2,000 being produced. 1:6 scale, approximately 31.5 cm high. Naked Army's early WW2 portrayal shows an infantryman during the dawn attack on Italian perimeter defences at Bardia, Lybia, January 1941. Rugged up against the bitter cold in greatcoat, leather jerkin & homemade balaclava, he carries the venerable Short Magazine Lee Enfield (SMLE) rifle & 18 inch bayonet, and is portrayed during the opening stages of Australia's first full engagement against enemy troops in World War 2.