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mittlerer Schützenpanzerwagen (Granatwerfer) (Sd. Kfz. 251/2)

 

 

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The mittlere Schützenpanzerwagen (Granatwerfer) (Sd. Kfz. 251/2) was used for the transportation of an 8 cm Granatwerfer 34 (8cm mortar 34) and its crew. Serial production od this variant started in 1941. The mortar could be fired from the vehicle or dismounted. The shown vehicle of a D model belonged to 12. SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend. The photo was made early in 1944. (Photo: German federal archive via Wikimedia Commons; License: Creative Commons BY-SA-3.0-gb)

 

 

 

 

 

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The seating surface of the rear right benche was replaced by a rack for mortar granade boxes. The seating surface of the left rear bench of the shown vehicle was removed. The rack on the right side was covered by a lid of a wooden crate. (Photo: German federal archive via Wikimedia Commons; License: Creative Commons BY-SA-3.0-gb)

 

 

 

 

 

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