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The Sd.Kfz. 10 was a 1 ton halftrack prime mover used by the Wehrmacht during the course of World War II, following Army directives of 1932 Demag commenced work on a semi-halftrack artillery tractor capable of towing a 1 ton load. The first vehicle in the series appeared early in 1934. Development continued over the following years until 1937, when the production model was produced. This vehicle remained in service throughout the war and was manufactured by Adlerwerke, Büssing-NAG, MWC, MNH, MIAG, Saurer-werke. The Sd.Kfz. 10 main use was a prime mover for 2 cm Flak 30, 7.5 cm leIG, or the 3.7 cm PaK 36, 5 cm PaK 38, 7.5 cm PaK 40, 15 cm s.I.G.33, Sd. Anh 32. The Sd.Kfz. 10 was unique among German halftrack designs, as it used a hull rather than a frame, the engine was a Maybach six cylinder water cooled petrol engine producing 90 hp both the tracks and wheels were used for steering. The chassis formed the basis for the Sd.Kfz. 250, light armoured personnel carrier

Gallery:

Sd.Kfz. 10/1 Leichter Gassprür Kraftwagen 1t picture 2
Sd.Kfz. 10/2 Leichter Entgiftungs Kraftwagen 1t picture 3
Sd.Kfz. 10/3 Leichter Sprüh-Kraftwagen  1t picture 4
 2 cm Flak 30 (Sf) auf Fgst Zgkw 1t Sd.Kfz. 10/4  picture 5
3.7 cm PaK 35/36 (Sf) auf Fgst Zgkw 1t Sd.Kfz. 10 picture 6
5 cm PaK 38 (Sf) auf Fgst Zgkw 1t Sd.Kfz. 10 picture 7

Sources:

German Military Vehicles.
ISBN-10: 087349783X

Armoured Fighting Vehicles of Germany World War II.
ISBN-10: 0214203077

Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World Two.
ISBN-10: 1854095188

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