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Plastic Army Men- Macho Men of Virtual World

By James Subscribe to RSS | February 17th 2012 | Views:
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Ask people from previous generations, they would certainly remember fondly the blowing away of those plastic army men and following it with a victory cry.. These toys have been popular since they were first made in 1938; possibly the only playful thing to have gained from the Second World War. Soldiers have always been a figure of inspiration for children and everyone wants to bring them home.

The small plastic figurines are made of molded plastic complete with an armament designating his specialty in the battle zone. They are either painted green, blue, tan and even grey among other colors. The weapons being molded onto the soldiers makes it nigh impossible top lose them.

They are also extremely inexpensive and are thus present in almost every household that has or has had in the past, a kid. It is for the same reason that plastic army men are sold I packets or buckets, complete with a set of heavy machinery such as tanks, airplanes and missile launchers.

The history of the army men goes back to the 1800s when small figures made of iron alloys were made in France and Germany emulating the many feats of the national army. Later with the First World War, it crossed the Atlantic and figures made of lead were made. After such toys were banned citing concerns of lead poisoning, the toys were further made out of plastic, which gave rise to the present toy.

plastic army men are not the only kind of toy soldiers popularly available in almost every toy store and dollar store out there. Apart from the tiny warriors there are also pirates and Indians and cowboys and space aliens and knights in shining armor and on horseback.

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