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Sd.Kfz. 11 Halftracks

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The Sd.Kfz. 11 was a 3 ton halftrack prime mover used extensively by the Wehrmacht during World War Two. In 1934 the first version of this series appeared. This was the Hansa Lloyd, and Goliath version shortly after this firm became known as, Borgward AG.
In 1938 development was passed over to Hanomag of Hanover, and they were responsible for all 3 ton semi-halftrack development. The final production model appeared in 1939 H kl 6, At about the same time the armoured troop carrier version was completed Sd.Kfz. 251. The Sd.Kfz. 11 was manufactured by Hanomag, Adlerwerke, Horch, Skoda, Borgward.
Of course, the Sd.Kfz. 11 was used extensively as a prime mover to tow the many different guns, and trailers etc 10.5 cm leFH 18, 7.5 cm PaK 40, 2 cm Flakvierling 38, 3.7 cm Flak 18, 3.7 cm Flak 36, 8.8 cm PaK 43, 8.8 cm PaK 43/41,

Gallery:

Sd.Kfz. 11 Leichter Zugkraftwagen 3t picture 2
Sd.Kfz. 11/1 Nebel Kraftwagen 3t picture 3
 Sd.Kfz. 11/2 Mittlere Entgiftungs Kraftwagen 3t picture 4
Sd.Kfz. 11/3  Mittlerer Sprüh Kraftwagen 3t picture 5
Sd.Kfz. 11/4 Nebel Kraftwagen 3t picture 6
Sd.Kfz. 11/5 Mittlerer Gassprür Wagen 3t 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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