How many Panzer-Selbstfahrlafette were made?
The Panzer-Selbstfahrlafette II , or in full, 7.5 cm Kanone L/41 auf Zugkraftwagen 5t (HKp 902), was a half-track German tank destroyer used during World War II. Only two prototypes were built and sent to North Africa for troop trials. Neither survived the experience.
What does PZ IVC stand for?
C, or Pz. Sfl. IVc. also known as Grille 10, the 8.8cm Flak 37 auf Sonderfahrgestell (“on special chassis”), was a German mobile gun platform for the widespread 8.8 cm anti-aircraft/anti-tank gun, built in 1941. It was a lightly armoured vehicle.
What is a Selbstfahrlafette?
The German word ‘Selbstfahrlafette’ translates to ‘self-propelled gun’ and is often abbreviated to Sfl. or (Sf). The VK 9.01 (Vollketten 9.01, meaning first design for a fully tracked vehicle in the 9 tonne class) had begun development in 1938 in response to a perceived need for a new, more mobile model of the Panzer II light tank.
What is kleinepanzerbefehlswagen?
A Kleinepanzerbefehlswagen I (a small command tank based on the Panzer I hull) leads the convoy, while at least four of the 8.8 cm Sfl. half-tracks bring up the rear.