Germany began to build the modern army after 1933. The important part of Wehrmacht motorization was manufacturing of three-axle 3 t trucks. One of them was Mercedes-Benz LG63 (LG3000). It was in production lines since 1935 to 1938. This truck had 95 hp 6-cyl. Diesel engine and Knorr air-over hydraulic brakes.
All in all there were produced 7434 LG3000 trucks.
LG3000 trucks were widely used by all German arms of service up to the 1942 – in Polish and French campaigns, in Balkans, in the Soviet-German front.