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Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92) Sd Kfz 221 & 222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92)
includes two resin and metal Sd Kfz 221s, two resin and metal Sd Kfz 222s, one plastic Tank Commander sprue and one Unit card.

The Afrika Korps used a mix of light and heavy armoured cars for reconnaissance and to protect themselves from marauding British armoured cars.

The scout troops press British armoured cars back with determination, but in the end, they are aware of their limitations and the foolishness of attempting to assault infantry with a wheeled vehicle.

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Afrika Korps
The German Afrika Korps is a hard-fighting force of tough veteran troops who have won many battles and expect to win many more. Their Panzer III and Panzer IV tanks outclass the British tanks they face, and have been steadily upgraded to maintain their edge over the opposition. Their infantry are organised to have ‘few men, many weapons’, so they pack a ferocious punch whether facing infantry or tanks. These are backed by the famous ‘88’ dual-purpose anti-tank/anti-aircraft gun and the Stuka dive bomber.

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Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92)Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92)
Rommel's Afrika Korps (GEAB14)
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The Sd Kfz 222 was armed with a 2 cm KwK 30 L/55 autocannon and a 7.92 mm MG 13 machine gun. The crew was increased to three by the addition of a gunner, relieving the commander of that task. In 1938, the MG 13 was replaced by a Maschinengewehr 34, in 1942 the KwK 30 was replaced by the faster firing KwK 38 of the same calibre. Production ran from 1937 to late 1943, with at least 990 vehicles being produced for the army. Its full name was Leichter Panzerspähwagen (2 cm).

Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92) Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92)
Rommel's Afrika Korps (GEAB14)
Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92) Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92)

The Sdkfz. 221 was armed with a single 7.92 mm Maschinengewehr 34, manned by a two-man crew, and had 4-wheel drive. Production ran from 1935 to 1940 with at least 339 vehicles produced for the army. Some Sd. Kfz 221 were rearmed with a 2.8 cm sPzB 41 "heavy anti-tank rifle" in a modified turret. Its full name was Leichter Panzerspähwagen (M.G.).

Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92)  Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92)
Rommel's Afrika Korps (GEAB14)
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The 2.8 cm schwere Panzerbüchse 41 (sPzB 41) or "Panzerbüchse 41" was a heavy anti-tank rifle or light anti-tank gun was widely used by light infantry, mountain and paratrooper forces as it could be quickly broken down into its individual components for transport. It was also used on some Sd Kfz 221 and infantry halftracks to add a little extra punch against enemy armour.

Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92)  Sd Kfz 221/222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92)
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Plastic Commander Sprue (x1) Sd Kfz 221 & 222 Light Scout Troop Unit Card (x1)
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Boot Camp Battle Report
Afrika Korps vs. Desert Rats
To conclude the lessons laid out in the 4th Edition Boot Camp, Phil and James put the theory into practice by playing a 62-point game using the Free For All mission.

Boot Camp Battle Report: Afrika Korps vs. Desert Rats...

Boot Camp Battle Report: Afrika Korps vs. Desert Rats


Last Updated On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by Chris at Battlefront