Take Cover! German Armor Spotted!

May 5, 2018 7:00 pm

The Mechanized Warfare Museum is extremely excited to announce another piece of German Armor! We would like to welcome the 9th Reenactment Society and their replica Sd.Kfz 251/1 – Schützenpanzerwagen to this year’s show!

The Sd.Kfz 251/1 – Schützenpanzerwagen or standard armored personnel carrier was the famous German Half-track which was one of the most common support vehicles that the German’s deployed during the Second World War. This particular replica was recreated using a Czech OT-810 the slightly younger cousin of the WWII German Sd.Kfz 251.

Check out her original specs below:

Number of Crew: 2 + 10 passengers

Dimensions:
• Length: 19 ft
• Width: 6 ft 10 in
• Height: 5 ft 9 in
• Weight: 7.81 tons

Engine:
Maybach HL 42 6-cylinder petrol engine
100 PS (99 hp, 74 kW)

Main Armament:
One MG-34 or MG-42 Machine Gun

Secondary Armament:
One MG-34 or MG-42 Machine Gun

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