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German WWII SdKfz 250 Halftrack (Leichter Schützenpanzerwagen)

The Sd.Kfz. 250 was the standard German light halftrack of WWII. Twelve different variants of the Sd.Kfz. 250 were officially designated.
  • SdKfz 250/1: Standard personnel carrier version with two machine guns.
  • SdKfz 250/2: Cable-laying version.
  • SdKfz 250/3: Funkpanzerwagen. Variety of radio versions.
  • SdKfz 250/4: Observation post version for Sturmgeschütz.
  • SdKfz 250/5: Observation post version.
  • SdKfz 250/6: Munition carrier for Sturmgeschütz.
  • SdKfz 250/7: Mortar carrier armed with 8 cm Granatwerfer 34. Also without weapon as ammunition carrier for mortar vehicles.
  • SdKfz 250/8: Armed with the short 7.5cm gun.
  • SdKfz 250/9: Reconnaissance vehicle with 2cm KwK 38 in turret.
  • SdKfz 250/10: Armed with 3.7cm PaK.
  • SdKfz 250/11: Armed with 2.8cm sPzB 41.
  • SdKfz 250/12: Survey and range plotting vehicle for artillery.

Related Lone Sentry Links:
Sd.Kfz. 250/9: Light Armored Half-Track


• Chamberlain, Peter and Hilary L. Doyle. Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two. Arco Publishing Company, New York, 1978.

• Gander, Terry. Military Vehicles in Detail Volume 1: SdKfz 250/1 to 250/12 Armoured Halftrack, Ian Allen Publishing.

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