In the early stages of
WWII, the German military often used the Sd.Kfz.231 series vehicles for
reconnaissance missions. One of these heavy armored cars was the Sk.Kfz.232,
which was equipped with a long distance wireless radio with a large antenna
protruding from the top of the upper hull. In the turret was a 2cm gun and a
MG34 machine gun. The 8- wheeled, Sk.Kfz.232 had an on-road top speed of
90km/h, front and rear driving positions, and a superb 8 wheel drive system.
The Sd.Kfz.232 performed extremely well and proved its worth in a number of
roles on many fronts from Europe to North Africa to Russia.
kinds of equipment like early type jerry cans and tools are included adding
- Comes in a
newly designed package with desert themed artwork.
the impression of the North African front is a German officer figure wearing a
- A soldier
figure for the turret is also included.
parts such as light protecting net s and an aluminum barrel for the 2cm gun are
- Comes with
decals for the North African front (2), Balkans front (1), & Kursk front
this armored car with other 1/35 scale models such as Item 35286 German Armored
Car Sd.Kfz.222 would be an interesting diorama.