8 was a 12 ton halftrack prime mover used by the Wehrmacht during the World War
II. The Sd.Kfz. 8 was designed by Daimler-Benz
in 1934 to be used as the primary towing vehicle for the 21
cm Mörser 18
, 15 cm Kanone
, 10.5 cm Flak
. Also the Sd.Kfz. 8 was produced by Krauss-Maffei
during the war years. The Sd.Kfz. 8 was used in every campaign fought by the Wehrmacht
in World War II, Invasion of Poland, the Battle for France, the Balkans Campaign,
the Eastern Front, the North African Campaign, the Battle of Normandy and the
Italian Campaign. The Sd.Kfz. 8 was also used as a recovery vehicle.
German Military Vehicles.
Armoured Fighting Vehicles of Germany World War II.
Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World Two.
For a complete list of sources