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T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271) T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271)
includes two T-20 Komsomoleyts tractors with passengers.

During the 1930s, NATI (the Russian Institute for Tractor Technology) began the development of a compact artillery tractor capable of towing the light guns of the Red Army. Accepted for production in 1936, the T-20 Komsomolyets (pronounced kom-som-olets, meaning Young Communists) served as the prime mover in the Red Army during the Winter War and into the early stages of World War Two.

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Rising Sun brings you into the Soviet Union’s wars with the Japanese and Finns on its borders in 1939. Take command of the Red Army’s tank forces, infantry or cavalry forces as you throw the Japanese back into Manchuria or fight the stubborn Finns to expand the Soviet border.

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T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271) Powered by a GAZ-M 50 horsepower engine, the T-20 Komsomolyets utilised the suspension of the T-38 amphibious tank and was manned by a two-man crew consisting of a driver and a gunner who manned the hull mounted 7.62mm DT machine-gun. While the driver and gunner were protected by 10mm of armour plate, the only protection for the six passengers (three each side) who occupied the positions in the rear of the vehicle was an optional canvas screen that offered little more than shelter from the elements.
While its intended purpose was towing gun around the battlefield, the Komsomolyets pressed into service a as light tank during the early stages of Operation Barbarossa. It was need Red Army’s need for more light tanks which saw the manufacture of Komsomolyets cease in July 1941. However, it remained in service with the Red Army in the absence of other tractors or transports until wartime attrition gradually took its toll.

Designed by Evan Allen
Passengers Painted by James Brown
Vehicle Painted by Blake Coster

T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271)
The T-20 Komsomolyets in Flames Of War
Equipment and Notes
T-20 Komsomolyets Half-tracked 0
0 1
Hull MG, Tow hook, Unreliable.
T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271) T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271)
Tow Hook
A T-20 Komsomolyets tractor is fitted with a tow hook and may tow a 45mm obr 1937 or 76mm obr 1927 gun, carrying the crew as Passengers riding on the T-20 Komsomolyets tractor Tank team (see page 47 of the rulebook).

T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271) T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271)

Whether poorly designed, unsuitable for the conditions, or requiring more maintenance than current supply considerations will allow, these vehicles have a significant chance of breakdown when pushed too hard.

If an Unreliable vehicle attempts to move At the Double, roll a die. On a roll of 1 the vehicle becomes Bogged Down.

T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271) T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271)
The T-20 Komsomolyets Ready For Action
T-20 Komsomoleyts (SU271)
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Last Updated On Thursday, February 27, 2014 by Blake at Battlefront