Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) Ausf.A

German Reich (1939) Light Tank – 150 Built Prior to the war, the German Army was heavily engaged in expanding its new Panzer Divisions. For this purpose, great attention was given to the development of new types of tanks (Panzers). Due to the German industry’s lack of production capacity at that time and despite great…

Aufklärungspanzer 38(t)

German Reich (1939) Tracked Reconnaissance Vehicle – 64-70 Built What were they used for? A German Army Aufklärung Abteilung’s (reconnaissance battalions) job was to go ahead of the main attack until they could see the enemy positions. They would then radio back what the strength was and where the enemy forces were deployed. Sometimes they would call…

Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) Ausf.B-S

German Reich (1939) Light Tank – 1,414 Built Export first: The THN series CKD had already began studies to replace the LT vz.35 by 1935, which led to several prototypes. In an effort to finance future production and part of the development at affordable costs, export versions, under the factory name “TNH“, were designed, revised…