Germany’s SdKfz 250 leichter Schützenpanzerwagen, half track — World…

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Imperial War Museum,

SdKfz 250/5 half part of Artillerie Regiment 74 of the 2nd Division at Kursk in 1943. a Russian 76.2 ZiS-3:

In 1932 an order from the was received by Demag AG of Wetter for an all tractor that could tow a 3,7 Later, after the SdKfz 251 the Heer had requirements for three that were to be smaller. 7 One was to be a vehicle that could half of a squad. 7 The second was to be an carrier which became the 252.

7 The third was to be an observer vehicle for battalions. 7

The design of the SdKfz 250 was on the 1 ton artillery tractor, SdKfz 10 3. had one less road wheel on side. 6,7 With the success of the 251 it was decided an armored superstructure be added to the SdKfz 10. 7


The front axle was not powered contributed to fatigue in the driver. 7 a hard turn was needed the wheel caused not only the axle to turn, but would the brakes in the tracks to help steering. 7


The engine power to only the tracks and not the wheels. 6


With its with the SdKfz 251 superstructures, of Berlin was to design the armored for the SdKfz 250. 7 It was to have mm in front, 8 mm on the sides, and room for the driver, and four soldiers. 7

The SdKfz 250 superstructure was assembled a front piece, for the engine, and a piece that were together during final 7

Crew Compartment

The driver sat on the side where he had a vision with shatter proof to look through. 7

The commander also had a vision on the right side where he had the Fu Spr.Ger.f radio set. 7

On the was a bench for three soldiers and in the center was one seat in front of the tank. 7 The right side had a box. 7 Most often, the would exit out the top of the SdKfz 250 in action instead of through the door. 7


The SdKfz 250 had a mm machine gun, with a mounted on the roof of the driver’s 7 On the rear wall was another for a machine gun to be used for anti-aircraft 7


In 1943, along the SdKfz 251. it was decided to the design to simplify production. 7 The was simplified in the number of armored necessary to construct it. 7


of the Demag D 7p prototype were at Kummersdorf and an order was placed 7 It was assigned the designation Leichter Mannschaftkraftwagen and given the number 250. 7

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