February 28, 2016

Panzerjäger I

The Panzerjäger I, 4.7cm Pak(t) Sfl. Auf Pz.Kpfw. I Fahrgestell, was a modified PzKpfw I Ausf B which mounted a 47mm Czech anti-tank gun.

The Panzerjäger I was a modified PzKpfw I Ausf B which mounted a 47mm anti-tank gun
1. Twenty-seven Panzerjäger Is fought with Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 605 in North Africa.

February 20, 2016

Haft-Hohlladung 3 kg

The Haft-Hohlladung 3 kg was a magnetic shaped charge weapon that could penetrate a T-34’s side or top armor. 

1. The Haft-Hohlladung 3 kg. 

February 14, 2016

Sturmgeschützabteilung 200

Sturmgeschützabteilung 200 was an ad hoc unit equipped with conversions of French Hotchkiss H35 and H39 tanks. The unit was part of the 21st Panzer-Division and fought in Normandy.

Assault guns 10,5 cm leFH18(Sf) auf Geschützwagen 39H (f) during inspection
1. Assault guns 10,5 cm leFH18(Sf) auf Geschützwagen 39H (f) during inspection. The gun 
had a range of 7.5 miles and a rate of fire of 6-8 rounds per minute. 48 of these were produced.

February 1, 2016

Arco dei Fileni

The “Arco dei Fileni” (Marble Arch) was a triumphal arc which straddled the “Littorinea Libica” road renamed the “Via Balbia” in honor of Marshal Italo Balbo who died on June 28, 1940. The Arch was erected to celebrate earlier Italian victories in North Africa.

1. Curtiss Kittyhawks fly into Marble Arch landing ground, past the Arco dei Fileni.