Reliable and light, the Panzer 38(t) Zug will be at home as the core of any Axis forces!
The 38(t) was a Czech design (the ‘t’ relating to the German word for ‘Czech’ – ‘tschechisch’) which was adopted for service with the Wehrmacht after the annexation of Czechoslovakia in March 1939.
This box contains:
- 3 1/56th scale hard plastic Panzer 38(t)s
- A Panzer 38(t) stat card, perfect for quick referencing!
- A full-colour waterslide decal sheet
- An assembly and painting guide
- And damage markers for added immersion!
Originally designated the vz 38, it was improved upon through the marks with better radio equipment, changes to the vision slits and lights and the Ausf G was up-armoured. It was armed with a 37mm gun and a co-axial-mounted and bow-mounted machine gun.
The Bulgarian variation!
The 38(t) served from 1940, with 7th and 8th Panzer Divisions in France and became more widely used in the invasion of Russia. Models were also exported to Germany’s allies, such as Hungary, Rumania and Slovakia.
The German Factory variation!
Production was halted in 1942, by which time it had (like the Panzer II) become obsolete, but it had done sterling service and proved itself a capable tank for its day. Its reliable chassis would continue to be used throughout the war for self-propelled guns such as the Marder III.
The German Winter variation!
The Panzer 38(t) in Bolt Action!
|Cost:||108pts (inexperienced), 135pts (Regular), 162pts (Veteran).|
|Weapons:||1 turret-mounted light anti-tank gun with co-axial MMG and 1 forward-facing hull-mounted MMG.|
|Damage value:||8+ (Light Tank).|
|Options:||– Replace all weapons with a turret-mounted light automatic cannon with co-axial MMG for a reduction of -30pts (reconnaissance variant)|
Our plastic version of this stalwart of early German forces has gone through a lengthy development process under the watchful modeller and gamer eyes of our very own Darek Wyrozebski. Not only does Darek check all the initial versions from the manufacturer but he is also responsible for the stunning paintwork on nearly all the Warlord vehicles!
The Hungarian variation!
The Romanian variation!