8.8cm Flak 18 Selbstfahrlafette
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.
Ten 8.8 cm Flak 18 anti-aircraft guns were mounted on pedestals on DB s8 and DB 9 chassis in 1939 as the 8.8 cm Flak 18 (Sfl.) auf Zugkraftwagen 12t (Sd.Kfz. 8) for anti-tank duties. A gun shield was provided for the 88, but the gun crew had no other protection. All ten were assigned to the first company of the anti-tank battalion Panzerjager-Abteilung 8 which participated in the Invasion of Poland in 1939, the Battle of France in 1940 and Operation Barbarossa in 1941.
Sonderkraftfahrzeug heavy half-track features a fully rendered engine, gearbox and drive line, multi-part chassis frame, winch with cord for spooned cable, detailed suspension and running gear, individual link track, armored hood with separate access panels, drivers compartment interior, armored cab superstructure, ample on-vehicle equipment plus pioneer tools, photo-etch details and vinyl tires. Weapon has optional turned metal gun barrel, multi-part breech, cradle with intricate laying mechanisms, ammunition, ammo racks, brass equilibrator and recuperator cylinders, metal chain, photo-etch details (including gun shield) - completed gun pivots in elevation and azimuth. Decals and color painting guide for a typical vehicle - includes dash panel gauges.