German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by David W » Wed May 10, 2017 5:31 am

Tigre. On reflection, you may be right.

Do we think the three digits above are hollow white, or red, bordered with white?
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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by Alanmccoubrey » Wed May 10, 2017 11:46 am

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Nice clean photo. Thanks for posting.
Do we think 8th Panzer Regiment on account of the style of numbering?
David, the white side walls on all the tyres is the indicator of PR 8 here.
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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by tigre » Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:01 am

Hello to all :D; hey Dave.......................................

hollow white, or red, bordered with white?

I tend to think that the figures in that picture were hollow white, compare with the ones below with figures red bordered white (I guess).............................

Source: http://www.ebay.de/itm/201508190337?_tr ... 1758.m4704

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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by David W » Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:27 am

Hi Raul.

That's a great photo. I've not seen it before. Definitely not hollow white.
Can we tell if that is an Ausf A or B?
And which unit?

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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by tigre » Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:44 pm

Hello Dave :D; my guess...................................
Can we tell if that is an Ausf A or B?
And which unit?
I would say Pz Kw I Ausf. A due to its three return rollers and (I think) due to its numbering of more than one figure PR 5. Cheers. Raúl M 8).
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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by David W » Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:04 am

If it is an Ausf A, then I agree with you. The only Ausf A I can find are in the initial allocation to I and II / 5Pz Reg.
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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by tigre » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:04 pm

Hello to all :D; more...............................

Pz Kw III to Libya 1941.

As specified in the Panzer-Tracks, in these photos we see a Pz Kw III Ausf. F being prepared for shipping to North Africa, however I did not find any photos of a Pz Kw III Ausf. F in this theater. Does anyone know if they were dispatched and how many? .................................

Sources: Panzer Tracts 03-2 - Panzerkampfwagen III Ausf E-F-G-H

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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by tigre » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:29 pm

Hello to all :D; more.......................................

Junkers Ju 87 R-2 Stuka and Pz Kw I of PR 5.

In the desert of North Africa the Germans relied on the support of tanks and aviation to achieve their spectacular advances; here both cooperate between them ...................

Source: http://www.modellversium.de/galerie/9-f ... evell.html

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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by tigre » Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:35 pm

Hello to all :D; more...............................

The Panzer Regiment 8 towards Libya 1941.

Sources: https://www.ebay.de/itm/R321-Foto-Wehrm ... 0037.m2107

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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by Alanmccoubrey » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:14 am

Raul, that isn't an SdKfz 250/3 in the foreground, it is in fact an SdKfz 253 Artillery OP Vehicle. If you look closely you'll see that there is a roof on it and the frame antenna is too low to be that of an SdKfz 250/3.
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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by David W » Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:21 am

Good spot Alan. The 253 is often is miscaptioned.
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Re: German tanks in Tripoli 1941.

Post by tigre » Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:38 am

Thanks Alan, good eyes :wink:. Cheers. Raúl M 8).
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