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5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512) 5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)
includes three 5cm PaK38 guns with crew, Command SMG team, one Small base & three Medium bases.

Issued to the German Army in April 1941, the 5cm PaK38 was the successor of the 3.7cm PaK36 anti-tank gun. Developed in the late 1930s by Rheinmetall-Borsig, the 5cm Pak38 soon proved its worth during the early campaigns and into Operation Barbarossa.

Left: The Command SMG team.

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5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)

Mounted on a split trail, the gun was usually towed by half-track but was light enough to be manhandled into position with the aid of a third wheel fitted to the spade piece of the trail. Fitted with a gun shield to provide protection for the crew, the gun was capable of firing both Armour Piercing and High Explosive rounds.

In the hands of the highly motivated and experienced men of the Waffen-SS, the 5cm PaK38 provides a deterrent to enemy tanks in the absence of the Panzers.

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Gun & figures designed by Evan Allen
Painted by Mark Hazell

The SMG Team in Flames Of War
Firepower Notes
SMG team
Full ROF when moving.
The 5cm PaK38 Guns
5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512) 5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)
5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)
5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)
"The 5cm PaK38 gun has a Gun shield which means that even if you fail a Gun save, your opponent must make a Firepower test to destroy that team. But remember, Gun shields only provide Bulletproof cover from shots fired from in front of the gun."
5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512) 5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)
5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512) 5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)
"The 5cm PaK38 gun can be used in Early-war with Burning Empires and in Mid-war with Eastern Front."

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5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512) 5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)
5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512) 5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)
The 5cm PaK38 in Flames Of War
Firepower Notes
5cm PaK38 gun
Gun shield.
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5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)
Contents of 5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)
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Bases Bases
1x Small base.
3x Medium bases.
Command Team Figures
1x Officer with pistol figure.
1x Couching NCO with SMG figure.
1x Standing Riflemen figure.
Command Team
Gun Crew Figures
12x Gun Crew figures.
Command Team
Command Team 5cm PaK38 gun
3x Gun barrels.
3x Gun trails.
3x Gun shields.
6x wheels.
Assembling the 5cm PaK38 Gun
1. Attach the wheels to the sides of the gun trail.
2. Add the gun barrel to the top of the gun trail.
3. Finally, add the gun shield.
Command Team Command Team Command Team
Modelling The Figures
1. Model the Command SMG team on the Small base. Arrrange figures to taste. 2. Model each 5cm PaK38 gun on a Medium base. Again arrange to crew figures according to taste, use the photos featured in this article for inspiration.
5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512) 5cm PaK38 gun (SS) (GE512)

Last Updated On Friday, December 2, 2011 by Blake at Battlefront