Flammpanzer II Ausf.A and B (Sd.Kfz.122)

German Reich (1940-1942) Flamethrower Tank – 151 Built + 1 Prototype A couple of months before the beginning of the Second World War, the HWA (“Heereswaffenamt”, Eng: Army Ordnance Department) requested the construction of a flamethrower tank to support the infantry fight against heavily fortified positions. The first vehicles (named Flammpanzer II) were ready after…

Panzerkampfwagen III (flamm)

German Reich (1943) Flamethrower Tank – 100 Built Germany was one of the first nations in the Second World War to produce flame-throwing tanks. These tanks were the ultimate anti-infantry weapons. With their conventional guns replaced by high-powered flamethrowers, striking a primal fear into anyone on the receiving end of the weapon. The first of…

Flammpanzer 38(t)

German Reich (1944) Flamethrower Tank – 20 Built On the 27th of November 1944, Hitler ordered the construction of 20-30 Flammpanzers. The next day, he was shown how many of these could be built on the existing chassis of tanks or tank destroyers in the following days. On the 3rd of December, it was reported…