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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 4:04 p.m. PST

"The 90th Light Africa Division had three times as much infantry as panzer divisions making it an essential part of Rommel's plan to defeat British defensive positions. To counter enemy tanks, the Division turned to an unlikely source of equipment…"


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deephorse08 May 2018 3:37 a.m. PST

Not often that you can buy 33% of a production run in one box.

mysteron Supporting Member of TMP08 May 2018 4:45 p.m. PST

I was going to say something similar. However I will want a couple of these myself (2 vehicles not boxes) for the new Battlegroup Torch rules, so I am glad they are easily available again.

14th NJ Vol Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2018 6:10 a.m. PST

I thought they only made 6 Diana's ?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2018 2:34 p.m. PST

Glad you like them my friend!.

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mysteron Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2018 4:58 p.m. PST

Actually there were 9 altogether. 6 were delivered Jan 42 and a further 3 in Feb 1942.Not sure if all 9 were availble at any one time.
Source Encyclopedia of German Tanks by Chamberlain and Doyle

They were mainly used in the Gazalla battle. This is the only time when "numbers"of these Should be used.

Lee49409 May 2018 10:38 p.m. PST

No worries even if only 2 of something were built every FoW army you face will have at least one of them! Another reason nobody I know plays FoW anymore! Cheers!

mysteron Supporting Member of TMP10 May 2018 1:35 a.m. PST

Well that wouldn't worry me with the rules I will be using as I wouldn't say they were game changers as such. But certainly around the Gazzalla period I will be looking at using 2 of these critters.

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