SdKfz 251/250 machine Guns

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George52
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SdKfz 251/250 machine Guns

Post by George52 » 18 Jul 2019 16:19

I also thought these halftracks were equipped with an MG34/42, I have now been told that the passengers used the mounts for their own machine guns and took them with them when they disembarked leaving the vehicle with no weapons. Can anyone throw some light on this for me?

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Re: SdKfz 251/250 machine Guns

Post by Denniss » 18 Jul 2019 18:38

typically equipped with an own MG and an empty MG mount at the rear of the vehicle which was then often used to mount the MG of the accompanied infantry

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