Sd.Kfz.223

German Radio Communication Vehicle

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Item number
72421
Scale
1:72
Date
15.01.2017
Time period
WW2
Markings
Sd.Kfz.223, 2. Panzer Division, France, May 1940
Markings
Sd.Kfz.223, 5. Panzer Division, DAK, Lybia, March 1941
Model size (length x height)
66 x 31 mm
Box size
217 x 135 x 32 mm
Number of details
57+2

The German light four-wheel drive armored vehicle Sd.Kfz.223 was radio communication vehicle for reconnaissance units. It was designed by Eisenwerken Weserhutte on the Horch 801/EG chassis. In 1935–1944 it were produced 550 vehicles.

Light two-axis armored radio vehicles were mostly in the complement of Wehrmacht tank divisions. They took part in Polish and French campaigns, and than — in «Barbarossa» operation. In conditions of Russian bad roads it became understanding that light armored cars have limited tactical mobility. Much more effective were using of them in German African Corps.

 

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Item number
72421
Scale
1:72
Date
15.01.2017
Time period
WW2
Markings
Sd.Kfz.223, 2. Panzer Division, France, May 1940
Markings
Sd.Kfz.223, 5. Panzer Division, DAK, Lybia, March 1941
Model size (length x height)
66 x 31 mm
Box size
217 x 135 x 32 mm
Number of details
57+2
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