Maus 1-Man KleinpanzerKampfwagen

In 2016 a bundle of plans and documents went up for sale. They showed previously unseen blueprints for a German one-man light tank design.

Panzer I Turm auf Lorraine Schlepper(f)

German Reich Improvised Light Tank – 1 Built The German occupation troops in the Balkans and in the rest of Europe did not have the first pick when it came to equipment. They usually received obsolete hand-me-downs from more important units of the army or captured vehicles that no one else wanted. Thus, these troops, …

The Fighting of 2 Panzer Division, Normandy, 17 June – 7 July 1944

A battle report from the 2nd Panzer Division of its fighting in Normandy in June-July 1944.

Jagdpanzer 38(t) (‘Hetzer’)

The light Jagdpanzer 38(t), often called the Hetzer, was a well-armed tank hunter built in Czechoslovakia under Nazi rule.

Leichter Kampfwagen II (LKII)

German designers in WWI realized they needed a more agile light tank to perform a cavalry role designing the Leichter Kampfwagen II.

A7V Schützengrabenbagger LMG Trench Digger

The Schützengrabenbagger was used behind the front line to cut trenches. The crew and the vehicle had no protection from small arms fire and artillery shells.

Leichter Raupenschlepper Famo

Less important German units, such as those fighting partisans, had a very low priority where AFV allocation was concerned. Thus, they had to get creative.

Latil 4×4 TAR Heavy Artillery Tractor and Lorry

The Latil 4x4 TAR Heavy Artillery Tractor/Lorry was a utility vehicle built for the French military prior to WW1. 3000 vehicles were built.

Sturmpanzerwagen A7V 506 ‘Mephisto’

A7V No. 506, known as 'Mephisto', is famous for being the last authentic A7V in the world and can be found in the Queensland Museum, Australia.

Panzerspähwagen II Ausführung Škoda

The Panzerspähwagen II Ausführung Škoda was a light tank prototype design with a 37 mm main gun. It never entered service.