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  German Late Version Sd. Kfz. 173 Jagdpanther Tank Destroyer in Urban Camouflage (1:35 Scale)
German Late Version Sd. Kfz. 173 Jagdpanther Tank Destroyer in Urban Camouflage

The Motor Pool Collection German Late Version Sd. Kfz. 173 Jagdpanther Tank Destroyer in Urban Camouflage




 
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Product Code: TMP2013

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The Motor Pool TMP2013 German Late Version Sd. Kfz. 173 Jagdpanther Tank Destroyer in Urban Camouflage (1:35 Scale) "We must do everything we can to promote anti-tank defense, and work just as hard to guarantee successful counter-attacks through the instrument of powerful tank forces of our own."

In the fall of 1942, the German Waffenamt issued an order to develop a heavy assault gun to combat the growing menace posed by Russian armored forces all along the "ostfrontier" or eastern front. What resulted was the Sd. Kfz. 173 Jagdpanther tank destroyer, arguably the best long-range tank destroyer of the war. The Jagdpanther mounted a powerful 8.8cm Pak L/71 cannon within a fixed turret, which was situated atop a standard Panther V chassis. Although production of the tank was begun at MIAG in January 1944, it took another ten months before the larger NMH plant could expand the production run in time for the "Wacht am Rhein" ("Watch on the Rhine") counteroffensive. By war's end only 392 vehicles had entered service with the Wehrmacht, but these had a telling effect on the prosecution of the war.

This particular 1:35 scale vehicle has been handpainted in an urban camouflage scheme, which was used during the Battle for Germany in 1945. Note: Netting not included. Sold Out!

Dimensions:
Length: 11 inches
Width: 4 inches
Height: 2.50 inches

Features
  • Movable metal tracks
  • Diecast metal construction
  • Elevating gun
  • Accurate markings and insignia

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