Operation Deep Six
Pictured is the "Operation Deep Six" insert that was packaged with G.I.Joe vehicles and playsets sold in the United States in late 1988. The insert advertised several mail-in offers from Hasbro Direct - both vehicles and playsets that were no longer sold in stores and mail-in exclusives.
The items available were the Special Mission Drivers set (included Keel-Haul, Ace, Thunder, Lampreys, Strato-Viper, and Motor Viper), the G.I.Joe
VAMP Mark 2, the
Cobra Night Landing, the G.I.Joe
Bomb Disposal, the G.I.Joe
Weapon Transport, the G.I.Joe Super Trooper, the G.I.Joe
Sky Hawk, the Battlefield Accessories Set (included the
Mortar Defense Unit,
Missile Defense Unit,
Machine Gun Defense Unit, and
Ammo Dump), and a personalized G.I.Joe Dog Tag.
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From the collection of: Phillip Donnelly