|SdKfz 6 (Sonderkraftfahrzeug 6)|
|Place of origin||Nazi Germany|
|Engine||Maybach NL 54|
|316 km (road)|
158 km (off-road)
The SdKfz 6 (Sonderkraftfahrzeug 6) was a half-track military vehicle used by the German Wehrmacht during the Second World War. It was designed to be used as the main towing vehicle for the 10.5 cm leFH 18 howitzer.
Variants[edit | edit source]
- SdKfz 6
Standard half-tracked vehicle, used for towing various artillery pieces and transporting anything up to fifteen people.
- 37 mm FlaK36 auf Fahrgestell Zugkraftwagen 5t (SdKfz 6/2)
SdKfz 6 fitted with a 3.7 cm FlaK 36 gun, sides would fold down to allow space to work on. Crew of seven.
- 7.62 cm FK36(r) auf Panzerjäger Selbstfahrlafette Zugkraftwagen 5t (SdKfz 6/3)
SdKfz 6 fitted with a captured Soviet 76-mm divisional gun model 1936 (F-22) in an armoured superstructure.
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References[edit | edit source]
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- "Tractors Haul Artillery In Mechanized Army" Popular Mechanics, August 1937 - excellent photo of early SdKfz 6s on parade
- Technical data of SdKfz 6
- SdKfz 6 gallery
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