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SdKfz233 under new ownership


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Two German armoured vehicles captured and reused by the American Army not sure of the model of the tank perhaps a panzer mk 3?

 

Allied campaign in North Africa during WWII. Location: Tunisia Date taken: 1943 Photographer: Eliot Elisofon

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I must admit that PzKpfw3 was the first thing that crossed my mind but:

The hull doesn't look level, which simply didn't look right for a 3.

The turret doesn't like wide enough for a 3.

The driver's vision slit occupies too much of the front plate (suggesting the whole thing isn't as wide as it looks.

The gun slits in the mantlet scream 2 at me. The 3 always had a proper mantlet.

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