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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2017 12:45 p.m. PST

"This unit was established in March 1940 to be employed in Weserübung – invasion of Norway. Please consult Lexikon-der-Wehrmacht site for its brief history and table of organization. This unit used circle-V (after its commander Obstlt. Volkheim) as its insignia.

The most impressive tank in the invasion troops were three Neubaufahrzeuge, which were subordinated to Pz.Abt.z.b.V.40 but lacking circle-V insignia. Instead, they wore elephant marking on the hull front and a small roman letter ('R' and 'Z' are known) on the turret rear.

These large but lightly armored predecessor of Panzer IV were originally stationed in Panzerschießschule Putlos. This extremely rare photo from pre-Weserübung period reveals two facts…"
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Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP27 Aug 2017 9:46 a.m. PST

And Arctic Skunk makes a lovely 3-D printed one in 1/100, I've got this for VIking Fisheries High School:

Also in 1/48 and 1/52 for 28mm games.

deephorse27 Aug 2017 12:48 p.m. PST

And Dragon do a very nice one in 1/72.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Aug 2017 10:33 a.m. PST



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