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In 1964 Hasbro took a huge gamble and launched a toy that started a new era in boys toys. GI Joe is the toy that captured the imagination of an entire generation. Starting with a line based on the four basic services of the United States Military GI Joe was a toy that sparked creativity and adventure. After the sentiment for the Vietnam war started the shift, GI Joe changed his assignment from military theme to an adventure theme with the introduction of the Adventure Team in 1970. Bright colors and animals were added to GI Joe's repertoire of excitement. Sadly the cost of oil and a waning market encouraged Hasbro to stop the 12" line in 1976. In 1991, the 12" G.I. Joe line returned after a 15 year absence. Though only one figure that year is released as a Target exclusive, its popularity spawned the rebirth of this scale.

1968 - Series Five

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69 - 1967
Action Soldier
Action Sailor
Action Soldier Accessory Set
Action Marine
Action Pilot
Soldiers of the World
Soldiers of the World Accessory Sets
Special Sets
Exclusives
Vehicles

1968 - Action Sailor

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69 - 1967
Action Sailor
Action Sailor Accessory Sets

1968 - Action Marine

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69 - 1967
Action Marine
Action Marine Accessory Sets

1968 - Action Pilot

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69 - 1967
Action Pilot
Action Pilot Accessory Sets

1968 - Soldiers of the World

1968 - Special Sets

1968 - 1968 Exclusives