MG-Panzernest and variations

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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby Andrzej Ditrich » 19 Oct 2014 13:07

Still frame from a Soviet newsreel: taking POW (from MG Panzernest)

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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby jopaerya » 22 Oct 2014 19:59

Thanks Guys

Two new pictures from Panzernesten for me :thumbsup:

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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby herring » 24 Oct 2014 07:21

some more from Piedimonte.
From book "Monte Cassino" (part 3) by M.Wankowicz
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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby jopaerya » 14 Mar 2015 20:11

Earlier in this Topic there are some photo's of a Hungarian panzernest , this one was called "Kochis" in this document .

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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby Konstantin » 05 Jul 2015 08:51

Panzernest at the National Museum of Military History of Ukraine (Kiev, Ukraine). At his side is labeled "W1". Colleagues, what type of and how pantsernest this plant, it can be made?
Its specifications are: height - 1820 mm, width - 1500 mm, length - 1540 mm, door size - 400x400 mm size loopholes - 70x120 mm, front opening for observation - 50x70 mm, the vent hole - 200x50 mm.
The thickness of the armor: front - 195 mm, side and rear walls - 44 mm, the roof - 44 mm, the hatch - 25 mm

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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby TH » 05 Jul 2015 11:53

I think the "W" is a combined HV, the manufacturer symbol of Hörder Verein. So it is a German version.

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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby jopaerya » 11 Aug 2015 19:46

Some old news , but new for me http://www.lr-online.de/regionen/spree- ... 52,4137088
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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby TH » 11 Aug 2015 20:15

In the article it is written that the Panzernester were likely to be scrapped.
Here is a follow-up - seems both made it into local museums.

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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby forttravel » 20 Jan 2016 21:54

And one more picture from Moscow exhibition of captured weapons.
Shallow translation: Germans movable hmg pilbox in carriage position.
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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby forttravel » 20 Jan 2016 22:03

Panzernest's delivery.
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Postby forttravel » 25 Feb 2016 08:19

In Italy.
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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby forttravel » 09 Mar 2016 21:28

Few Russian pictures (note scouts in camuflage suits "amoeba" pattern).
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Re: MG-Panzernest and variations

Postby forttravel » 09 Mar 2016 21:38

A piece discovered in East.
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