New: 4.7cm Panzerjäger R35 (f)

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The latest addition to the German arsenal drives towards the Normandy beaches this week, the 4.7cm Panzerjäger R35 (f) is here for your Bolt Action battles!

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The 4.7cm Panzerjäger R35 (f)

Some 800 R35s fell into German hands at the fall of France. Ever pragmatic, a number of them were sent to be converted by the German manufacturer Alkett.

By October 1941, over 170 had been converted into the 4.7 cm PaK(t) auf Panzerkampfwagen 35R(f) ohne Turm, a 47 mm tank destroyer to replace the Panzerjäger I.

A pair of 4.7cm Pak (t) (Sfl.) auf Fgst.Pz.Kpfw.35 R 731 (f)

A few headed to Russia to take part in Operation Barbarossa. However, most were sent to occupied territories such as the Channel Islands, the Netherlands and France.

Panzerjager 4.7 cm Pak (t) auf Pz.kpfw.35 R (f) encamped near Stariza, Russia

Normandy 1944

The Panzerkampfwagen 35R(f) equipped Schnelle Brigade 30 (and possibly the 346 Inf. Div), who would face the Allied armies in the battles for Normandy.

Later, the Allies would meet them again at Arnhem, where they equipped Pz.Jg.Abt.684 (commanded by Hauptmann Pulkowski) and possibly the 59th Inf. Div.

4.7cm Pak (t) (Sfl.) auf Fgst.Pz.Kpfw.35 R 731 (f) abandoned by the side of a road near Vught, just south of ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands

Contains:

  • 1 x Resin and metal Self Propelled Gun with 2 metal grew

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