GAZ-AA Cargo Truck
Unassembled plastic model kit with photo-etch parts.
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This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
This kit contains 322 parts. Box contains model of cargo truck and two figures.
The GAZ-AA cargo truck was produced by Nijegorodsky Avtomobilny Zavod (translated as Nijegorodsky Automobile Plant) starting in 1932, and afterward by Gorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod (translated as Gorky Automobile Plant). Originally the GAZ-AA truck was a licensed copy of the Ford Model AA truck. The GAZ version had a cargo capacity of 1500 kg.
Production of GAZ-AA totally from Soviet components started in 1933. Wooden and pressboard cabs were used until 1934 after which metal with canvas top cabs were used. A 50-horsepower engine was added in 1938.
Assembly-line manufacturing allowed GAZ-AA/MM trucks to became the most used trucks of the Soviet Union during the prewar period and of the Red Army during WWII. A series of specialized military and civilian modifications were launched on base of GAZ-AA/MM chassis.
Large quantities of GAZ-AA/MM trucks were captured and used by the German army through the end of war.