German Sd. Kfz 7/1 Half Track & 2 Soldiers ~ Military Toy

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Monday, December 10, 2007

German Sd. Kfz 7/1 Half Track & 2 Soldiers

German Sd. Kfz 7/1 Half Track & 2 Soldiers

Forces of Valor - Enthusiast -1:32 Scale - Die Cast Metal and plastic. Includes two soldiers to direct the Battle.Track roll along the working suspension system. The Flak gun turns to engage the enemy, 2cm Flakvierling 38 auf Selbstfahrlafette Sd.Kfz.7/1.

Mittlerer Zugkraftwagen 8t (Sd.Kfz.7) was a medium halftrack / tractor / prime mover of the German Army. It was designed by Krauss-Maffei AG of Muenchen-Allach and was produced by Krauss-Maffei of Munich, Borgward of Bremen, Buessing-NAG of Berlin, Daimler-Benz of Berlin, and later by Saurer Werke AG of Vienna and Italian Breda. Production started in 1933 but it was not until 1939, when full-scale production started. From 1939 to March of 1945, some 12187 were produced and production figures were as follows: 1939 - 1609, 1940 - 996, 1941 - 1322, 1942 - 1388, 1943 - 3250, 1944 - 3352 and 1945 - 270. Cost of single vehicle was 36000 RM. Sd.Kfz.7 was used throughout the war on all fronts with almost all units of the German Army and there were 3602 in service as of March 1st of 1945.

1:32 Scale made from die cast metal and plastic parts. An 8-ton armoured "half-track" tractor truck, fitted with a quadruple barreled Flakvierling 38 anti-aircraft gun. Originally designed for use against enemy aircraft, this innovative and distinctive looking vehicle/gun combo was also highly effective against ground based targets and personnel.