New: Sd.Kfz 164 Nashorn tank destroyer

Bad news for Allied tank commanders this week – the mighty Nashorn tank destroyer is here!

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Originally named the Hornisse (German for Hornet, the Nashorn (Rhinoceros), was a tank destroyer developed in 1942 by equipping the deadly Pak 43 heavy anti-tank gun onto a turretless Panzer IV chassis. Though only lightly armoured and displaying a high profile, it could frontally penetrate any of the Allied tanks at long range and was rightly feared by Allied tank crew…

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Although lightly armoured the Nashorn, was relatively cheap to make and that coupled with it’s great mobility ensured it would stay in production until the end of World War II. Debuting at the apocalyptic Battle of Kursk it performed well in the flat, open expanses of the Russian steppe…

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Our resin and metal Bolt Action Nashorn comes complete with four crew – each with a separate head, allowing you to choose the positioning of your fighting men. The barrel stays can be placed clamping the barrel or, as was often the case it action, left loose on the glacis plate allowing you to elevate the gun. The Nashorn also includes an MG34 for local defence and anti-aircraft capability.